Bucium, Alba

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Bucium
Commune
Location in Alba County
Location in Alba County
Bucium is located in Romania
Bucium
Bucium
Location in Romania
Coordinates: 46°15′50.4″N 23°10′33.6″E / 46.264000°N 23.176000°E / 46.264000; 23.176000
Country  Romania
County Alba County
Population (2002)[1]
 • Total 1,792
Time zone UTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+3 (EEST)

Bucium (German: Baumdorf; Hungarian: Bucsony) is a commune located in Alba County, Romania. It has a population of 1792. It is composed of thirty villages: Anghelești, Bisericani, Bucium, Bucium-Sat (Bucsum-Szát), Cerbu (Bucsum-Cserbu), Ciuculești, Coleșeni, Dogărești, Ferești, Florești, Gura Izbitei, Helești, Izbicioara, Izbita (Bucsum-Izbita), Jurcuiești, Lupulești, Măgura, Muntari (Bucsum-Muntár), Petreni, Poiana, Poieni (Bucsum-Pojén), Stâlnișoara, Vâlcea, Valea Abruzel, Valea Albă, Valea Cerbului, Valea Negrilesii, Valea Poienii, Valea Șesii and Văleni.

Ion I. Agârbiceanu was a native of Bucium.

In Béla Bartók's Romanian Folk Dances, the fourth dance is called "Buciumeana", meaning a dance from Bucium.[2]

References

  1. ^ (in Romanian) "Bucium", at the Erdélyi Magyar Adatbank's Recensământ 2002; Retrieved on April 15, 2016.
  2. ^ David Cooper, Béla Bartók, p. 138. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2015, ISBN 978-030-02-1307-2

Coordinates: 46°15′50″N 23°10′34″E / 46.264°N 23.176°E / 46.264; 23.176


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