Music from the Hills (Music)
Sun Jan 13th 2013 4.00pm–6.00pm
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Tihomir Paunović “Ljubičevsko Kolo” from Kola (RTB (45rpm disc) 1973) —Probably recorded in the early 70's, this is the greatest recording of Valch Serbian music ever committed to vinylBuy it!
Slobodan Božinović i orkestar S. Božinović-B. Ikonić “Vlaški melem” from Slobodan Božinović (Beograd Disk (45rpm disk)) —Vlaški refers to the Serbian name for the Romanian/related dialect the people of this area speak.Buy it!
Slobodanka Blagojević i Slobodan Domaćinović uz instrumentalnu pratnu orkestra Manojla Blagojevića “Dodă Floare (dragi svete)” from Vlaške Narodne Pesme pevaju Slobodanka Blagojević i Slobodan Domaćinović (Beograd Disk (45rpm disk)) —a very "Romanian sounding" arrangement of a song in fast 6/8 in the style of the romanian SirbaBuy it!
Slobodan Božinović i orkestar S. Božinović-B. Ikonić “Prahovljanka” from Slobodan Božinović (Beograd Disk (45rpm disk)) —a typical fast Vlainja - the typical dance of the Vlach Serbs. They are all in a heavily pulsed 6/8Buy it!
Banda , village of Radujevac “Hora Pa Margina Dunari” from Les Bougies Du Paradis (Ocora (LP) 1980) —Serbian Brtass Band music isn't limited to the Roma - this is from the town of Radujevac on the Danube river.Buy it!
Radojka Matušić uz kvartet sestara Janković, solo truba Miroslav Matušić “Unđe mndra nuje mndra” from Radojka Matušić (Šumadija)Buy it!
Radojka Matušić uz kvartet sestara Janković, solo truba Miroslav Matušić “Saraku najku danaku” from Radojka Matušić (Šumadija)Buy it!
Slobodan Domaćinović uz pratnju orkestra Slobodana Božinvića “am să mor bracile kuj me dor” from Vlaške Pesme (Beograd Disk (45rpm disk))Buy it!
ansambl Raka Kostić “Selmino Kolo” from Vesela Timočka Krajina (Jugoton (LP)) —the title means Happy Land of the Timoc, the name of the river that runs through both the Serbian and Bulgarian Vlach lands.Buy it!
Radoslavljević Đorđe-Kifla uz orkestar Slobodana Božinović “muma mja če maj făkut (Majko, sto si me rodila)” from Vlaške Pesme (Beograd Disk (45rpm disk))Buy it!
Radoslavljević Đorđe-Kifla uz orkestar Slobodana Božinović “ce frumoasă (Što je lepa ljubav)” from Vlaške Pesme (Beograd Disk (45rpm disk))Buy it!
Svetlana Arsić “Pasarikă Alba-n-ćok” from Biseri Homolja (RTS/PCP)Buy it!
Katica Arandjelović i ansambl Tihomira Paunovića “Ćam vazut la portă” from Vlaške Pesme (RTB (LP)) —this singer, who is related to the once of the Paunovic band members, does not sing in the Serbian style typical of the Slavic majority in Serbia, but, rather is with the voice placement typical of singers on romanian radio.Buy it!
ansambl Raka Kostić “Mndro kndće vöd pe ćinje” from Vesela Timočka Krajina (Jugoton (LP)) —a modern song in Gypsy "Čoček" rhythmBuy it!
Anon. frula player “Negotinka” from Folk Dances Of East Serbia (Balkan Arts) —this wonderful field recording was made by Martin Koenig about 40 years ago. The Frula is a 6-holed flute; once denigrated as a shepherd's instrument, it achieved popularity in Serbian music through the virtuosity of Sava Jeremic and those who came after.Buy it!
Velja Kokorić “Veljin Frulaški Vez” from Nova Kola (Studio B (45 rpm disc))Buy it!
Tihomir Paunović “Radujevčko Kolo” from Kola (RTB (45rpm disc) 1973) —probably the greatest frula player of the last century, Paunovic was also a band leader, and, most importantly, a producer of many recordings of Vlach music from East Serbia.Buy it!
Staniša Paunović i ansambl Tihomira Paunovića “Še mja fost măj drag pe lume” from Aša fost šî tata meu (RTB (LP) 1982)Buy it!
Staniša Paunović i ansambl Dragiše Pavlovića “Foje verdje Kamararu” from Aša fost šî tata meu (RTB (LP) 1982) —a Romanian-style "doina". The "foje verde" (foaie verde in standard Romanian) means "green leaf" - many slow Romanian laments begin by apostraphizing the green leaf or other inanimate objects in nature.Buy it!
Dragiša Pavlović “Vlaški Vihor” from Vlaška Kola (RTB (LP))Buy it!
Dragiša Pavlović “Nova Rakobarska” from Vlaška Kola (RTB (LP))Buy it!
Dragiša Pavlović “Vlaška Troika” from Vlaška Kola (RTB (LP))Buy it!
ansambl Tihomira Paunovića “Zov Pastira” from Zov Pastira… (RTB (LP)) —"shepherd's call" - a studio composition based on folk tunes, but still danceableBuy it!
Tihomir Paunović “Mirkovo Kolo” from Kola (RTB (45rpm disc) 1973) —Not a set piece, this is Vlach dance music from 40 years ago - the best of its typeBuy it!
Tihomir Paunović “Pastirsko Kolo” from Kola (RTB (45rpm disc) 1973) —and more of the same...Buy it!
Vitomir Stanojević “Kučevljanka” from Vlaška Kola na Fruli (Take it or leave it 2007) —a "slow" Vlainja (well, as slow as they ever get).Buy it!
Vitomir Stanojević “Timočka Igra” from Vlaška Kola na Fruli (Take it or leave it 2007) —on the Bulgarian end of the Timok river this would be called a paidushko... In 5/8Buy it!
Vitomir Stanojević “Vatrena Igra” from Vlaška Kola na Fruli (Take it or leave it 2007) —the instrumental is in Vlach style, but the song tune and words are modern SerbianBuy it!
Halovo village band “Poloska” from Folk Dances of East Serbia (Balkan Arts) —a raw fiddle and drum band - field recordingBuy it!
Manojlo Balgojević i ansambl Dragiše Pavlovića “Stara Homoljanka” from Vlaška Kola na Violini (RTB (LP)) —the "B" melody is known to American recreational folk dancers as that used for "Trei Păzește"Buy it!
Manojlo Balgojević i ansambl Dragiše Pavlovića “Rumuski Vez” from Vlaška Kola na Violini (RTB (LP))Buy it!
Mile Paunovlić uz ansambla Tomiica Milića “Crnomasničko kolo” from Mile Paunović (Beograd Disk (45rpm disk))Buy it!
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