Kopanitsas (literally “Digging dance”) is a bunch of traditional Bulgarian dances, which all share the same asymmetric rhythm of 11/8.

This particular one was composed as a kind of experiment and does not sound very traditional.

We still like it though.

On the picture above is Vudo (Alexander Nikolov) from Der Dudelgeist. He does not perform on this piece, but we found the picture appropriate for this particular piece.

And he plays on some of the other pieces