ABRASEVIC – MASCHINE HOR, BITOLA (1933-1940) – founded in Bitola (1933) by the Joint Workers' Unions of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia. His goal was to unite the working class to combat the then capitalist regime. The first conductor of this choir was Kalypso Nalcha, graduated pianist at the Music Academy in Athens. At the beginning, the choir counted 30 foam christians up to 120, when his conductor was Velko Petrovski-Paskali. His repertoire was made up of popular mass and revolutionary songs ("Marceleza", "International", "Budovi se istok i zapad", "Bilećanka" etc.). J. T.