Music of Latvian often boasts the sounds of pre-Christian legends, themes, Baltic zithers and drone vocal styles. Traditional country music is generally related with Latvian’s traditional poetry ‘dainas’. The structure of ‘dainas’ is very short with one or two stanzas having no rhyme and arranged in a four-footed trochaic metre.
In lyrical terms, dainas are related with native mythology. But this genre doesn’t have any legendary heroes. Topics like sun goddess Saule, moon god Meness, life of people, birth, death, wedding etc have become subjects for Dainas genre. Premiere collection of dainas was brought in to light by Krišjānis Barons as Latvju Dainas.
The tone of Latvian music has ornamented by the cadences of different musical instruments. Most popular instrument famous for exceptional sound is ‘kokle’. It is Zither type instrument having relation with Finnish kantele. Notable artists like Valdis Muktupāvels and Jānis Porikis have praised the tone of kokle and gained international fame for it.
The appearance of kokle has been changed to newer and improved forms. Today’s kokle has several strings and halftones levellers which enabled the device to play no only play modern music but traditional music as well. The name of kokle has switched to ‘concert kokle’.
The influences of rock music during the time of soviet occupation inspired people to rebel against local authorities. That era’s notable musical composer Imants Kalniņš had been elevated the tone of rock genre in the country. Current status of modern music genre in Latvian is dominated by alternative rock and pop music.
Latvian music is blessed with the presence of outstanding musicians and gifted singers. These blessed personalities have taken the tone of country music across the country and given it international reputation. Differentiated tone and distinguished rhythm of Latvian music yielded fond of people round the globe and music lovers started to dandle the cadence of Latvian music.
The augmented interest of people in Latvian music has noticed by the unfailing eyes of internet and soon it captured the tone of Latvian music in its haven hands. Now you won’t be asked to go for Latvia to hear country music. Just turn on your computer monitor and opt for Latvian music download.
Number of sites will smile before you waiting for a kiss at their naughty nose. Some sites are providing Latvian music download feature at free of cost while some others looking at your pocket to get some money as registration fee. Get apart from such sites and go for free Latvian music download sites.
Among the number of sites there may be some sites with mocking nose looking to harm your computer. Be aware of such sites and always select most trusted and recognized sites. Before downloading your favourite Latvian music, check their quality. Set a separate room in your computer to greet Latvian music.
Enough! Click on download button, plug on your speakers. Let your soul trance in the marvellous tone of Latvian music.