Romany music is also known by the Gipsy music. They moved from place to place to spread there music and entertained people for a very for a very long time. The Romany music became famous in many countries like Europe, North Africa, Middle East countries and North West India. Their music influenced the people of India, Greek, Persia, Turkey, German etc. and it touches the 19th century print of Romany musicians.
They also had various kinds of instruments that they played according to the instrument that belonged to that particular country. The Romany music was mainly vocal and their songs were very soulful that touched your hearts deeply. Instrumentation varies widely according to the region the music comes from. The Romanies descended from an Indian people and migrated towards westwards, before AD 1000.
Today also there are a large number of Romanies mainly in the parts of Rajasthan and other areas of India. They play wonderful music in Rajasthan known as the Langa music. There they play music on puppetry, snake dance and jugglers. The Rajasthani instrument known as Khartal that is played beautifully by the Romanies. The Romany people lived in Bulgaria and from there they spread their music in the remaining parts of Europe. People in central and Eastern Europe had strong tradition for the Romany music.
The purest and the most perfect form of Romany music were very much loved by the Spanish people. The Romany music also started in the restaurants, parties. Though the music drew its theme from Hungarian, Romanian, Russian and other sources of Romany origin, but the more sophisticated was popular in places like Budapest and Vienna. Later on it also got very popular in cities like Paris, Berlin and Brussels.
The Romany orchestra could be heard playing their sophisticated melodies of East European origin. The classical Turkish music reached the people of modern cities and towns via the meyhane or taverna. This kind of music got famous in the public places where people used to eat with alcoholic beverages. They used to enjoy this music while drinking alcohol. It was found in the high societies of modern Turkey.
The music was also played with the belly dancers performing on this tune. The most famous fasil musician was known as Clarinetist Mustafa Kandirali. The Rajko orchestras became famous in the western countries in the second half of the 19th century.
The Cimbalom, was a musical instrument that was not known to the western music that sounded almost like a violin. This music was very famous in the restaurants, night clubs, parties and the stage concert performances.
The Romany music is the most famous music in the world having covered thousands of miles in an expedition that has lasted many centuries and has taken on the colors of all the places it has settled along the way. The Romany music was so wonderful which had the combination of both the ancient and the western music and is still alive in the hearts of millions of people..