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Traditional music of the Transylvanian village of Ádámos /Adămuș – this article concentrates on the playing style, technique and bowing of the kontra and double bass accompaniment. The band from this village included: lead fiddle, kontra (a modified fiddle or viola) and double bass. This village in Transylvania’s Vízmellék region is located a few kilometers outside of the town of Dicsőszentmárton/Târnăveni in Maros/Mureș County, Romania. Dates of collection work done here and the musicians’ names are provided. Description of the accompaniment is organized according to names of the traditional dances, thus the names of the music played: magyaros, lassú, féloláhos, székely verbunk, szökő, szegényes. By Árendás Péter.