"Sarba" redirects here. For the village in Lebanon, see Sarba, Lebanon.
"Sirba" redirects here. For the river in West Africa, see Sirba River. For the American prelate, see Paul Sirba.
A sârba or sîrba is a Romanian dance normally played in 6 8 or 12 8 time. It can be danced in a circle, line, or couple formations and was historically popular not only in Romania, but also in Serbia, Ukraine, Hungary, Polish highlanders (Gorals) and Ashkenazi Jews. It is fast-paced and triplets are usually emphasized in the melody. The sîrba is still popular in Romanian traditional music and in JewishKlezmer music. It was named after the Serbs.