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Vlach

 (vläKH)
n.
A member of a people forming the principal ethnic group of Romania, also located in small populations in other parts of the Balkan Peninsula.

[From Bulgarian vlakh and Serbo-Croatian vlah, both ultimately from a Germanic term referring to Celts and by extension to Romanized and Latin-speaking peoples in general; akin to Old English Wealh, foreigner, Celt; see Welsh.]
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Vlach

(vlɑːk) or

Walach

n
(Peoples) a member of a people scattered throughout SE Europe in the early Middle Ages, speaking a Romanic dialect
adj
1. (Peoples) of or relating to Vlachs or their dialect
2. (Languages) of or relating to Vlachs or their dialect
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The story of a little witch who goes astray and finds herself in the world of humans unfurls against the backdrop of music (performed by the Karel Vlach Orchestra) based on jazz, funk and rock.
Aside from Macedonian songs, the attendees had to order also Greek and Vlach songs in order to demonstrate the multiethnic character of the place," a participant in the celebration of the Macedonians in Nered told Dnevnik.
Vlach inhabitants of village Gorna Belica submitted an initiative to Macedonian Parliament with which they seek to be separated from municipality Struga and united with municipality Vevcani.
San Francisco author William Vlach, working with noted Guatemalan artist Emanuel Paniagua, have published an historical novel of the Mayan war with the Spanish conquistadors.
Their contemporaries included, among others, the Vlach Quartet, who were not afforded as many recording opportunities and could not appear frequently on stages worldwide, mainly for political reasons.
"The Muslim Albanians were described as Turks in the documents from that time and they even declared themselves Turks," Ristevski said, adding that Vangel Dino, one of the individuals who headed the Council of the Krusevo Republic, was not Albanian, but Vlach. He said that, according to the documents, the Council consisted of Bulgarians, Vlachs, and Greeks, while the Albanians and Macedonians were not mentioned at all.
The distinguished American jazz producer, writer and critic John Hammond visited Prague in 1947 and in an interview for Jazz magazine (no.2/1948) remarked: "I heard the Karel Vlach orchestra--but it's a little inflexible for our American average." He also said the orchestra needed to achieve more freedom in expression--it was excessively conducted.
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In a similar way Karel Vlach, originally a saxophonist who later concentrated wholly on leading his ensemble, formed an orchestra in 1939.
The Smetana Quartet was the least romantic among the comparable quartets, the Janacek and the Vlach. Our style differed above all in the interpretation of Janacek.
Until the release of the recording by Josef Vlach and his new Czech Chamber Orchestra in 1981 it was considered the only one and was still being played as a tradition on the radio on Christmas Eve afternoon until quite recently.
For example, Talich provided the basic inspiration developed by Josef Vlach with his new Czech Chamber Orchestra and in many respects this tradition has survived to the present day.