Four-voice singing

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Below you can find a short description of an element listed in the Slovene Register of the Intangible Cultural Heritage


Four-voice singing (na tretko) is a way of singing in which basic three-voice singing (voices forward, bass and over) is joined by a fourth (highest supporting) voice, known as tretka. This way of singing was once widespread across Slovenia, but today it is carried out only by individual groups.