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Word of the Day — July 25, 2012

July 25, 2012 - Scott Viau
Dumka — DOOM-kah — a piece of Slavic music, usually originating as a folk ballad or lament

Example: "In a New Yorker article on the music of Dvorak, Alex Ross said, 'His "Dumky Trio" consisted of one dumka after another, lament and dances in succession.'"

 
 

 

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