Music from the Hills (Music)
With John Uhlemann
Sun May 1st 2011 4.00pm–6.00pm
R=listener request. N=music new at the station. L=local music. Your purchases using the Buy it! links
Time zone: central
Ferus Mustafov and Ilmi Jasarov “Violetino Oro”
from Tatko i sin Mustafovi (Jugoton (LP) 1988) —when in his 20's, Mustafov built his own recording studio and controlled the quality of his recordings - excellent for their time, especially in Macedonia. The title of the album means "father and son"
Ferus Mustafov “Dada Sali”
from Macedonian Wedding Soul Cooking (Globe Style 1995) —one of the best-known tunes of this genre. Although the band here seems to just play it over and over again, they subtle variations they play around with make this a classic. They also use a "country" instrument, the zurna in the middle section.
Fanfare din Zece Prăjini “Florica ”
from Musique du monde - Fanfare paysanne de Zece Prâjini (Buda) —this is a field recording of the traditional style this band was famous for. Afater exposure to Balkan brass bands in Western European folk festivals, they changed their name and came out with the next recording...
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