Music from the Hills (Music)
Sun Jul 31st 2011 4.00pm–6.00pm
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Sava i Stanimir Jeremić “Carevka Kolo” from Sava i Stanimir Jeremić (Jugoton 1974) —This LP was well-recorded for its time, and is a classic of old performance styleBuy it!
Tomica Miljić “Opa,Cupa kolo (T.Miljic)” from Razveseli srce moje (Jugodisk)Buy it!
Ljubiša Pavković “Medeno Kolo” from Nova Kola (RTB) —this is the slow cool kolo style the older generation of accordion players excelled atBuy it!
Ljubiša Pavković “Boćino Kolo” from Nova Kola (RTB)Buy it!
Vitomir Stanojević “Sabor Kolo” from Kola na Fruli (Take it or leave it) —this frula (6-holed flute) player is from the Vlach area of East Serbia. One folklorist told me that all the really good frula players are Vlachs. See the next track for another Vlach player.Buy it!
Tihomir Paunović “Radujevačko Kolo” from Kola (45 rpm disc) (RTB)Buy it!
Vitomir Stanojević “Zaječarka” from Kola na Fruli (Take it or leave it) —the title of this fast kolo is taken from the east SErbian town of Zaječar, in the middle of the Vlach territoryBuy it!
George Skrbina Tamburitza Orchestra of Youngstown, Ohio “Hopshy Kolo” from Happy tamburitza Melodies (London) —LP from early 60'sBuy it!
Popovich Brothers “Donesi mi Vina” from Popovich Brothers of South Chicago ((private))Buy it!
Popovich Brothers “Čep Čep” from Popovich Brothers of South Chicago ((private))Buy it!
Peter Kosovec “Zvijezda Tjera Mjeseca” from Stara Škola (self 2010) —this young band is from the Pittsburgh area. They don't play folklore, they play MUSICBuy it!
Peter Kosovec “Radovisko Kolo” from Stara Škola (self 2010) —this piece is in a fast 9/8Buy it!
Robi Sestili I Drazen Jozić “Vojvodanski Splet” from Oj Jelo, Jelo (Arbi productions 2005) —with the exception of the bass, all instruments are played by Robi Sestili in this multi-tracked recording. Drazen is the singer.Buy it!
Dragan Cvetković i Izvorna grupa pevača "Kadinjača", selo Buare kod Užica “Oj Đevojko Bedrija” from Zlatibore Pitaj Taru (RTS/PCP 2005) —traditional village singingBuy it!
Predrag Gojković-Cune I ork. Ž. Milanovića “Oj, Užice, Mali Carigrade” from Zlatibore Pitaj Taru (RTS/PCP 2005)Buy it!
Miodrag Jašarević “Žikino Kolo” from Veseli se Kućni Domaćine (RTS/PCP 2003)Buy it!
Lepa Lukić i ansambl Ž. Josipovića Škule “Udajem se Sutra” from Veseli se Kućni Domaćine (RTS/PCP 2003)Buy it!
Aleksandar Sisic “Romska Pokočica” from magična violina (B92 2004) —This Roma musician comes from a whole family of fiddle playersBuy it!
Vasilja Radojčić i ork. D. Radetića “Veseli se Kućni Domaćine” from Veseli se Kućni Damaćine (RTS/PCP 2003) —a south Serbian tune in old style - see Gordana Lazarević coming upBuy it!
Vlada Panović “Paracinka” from Vlada Panović (RTB)Buy it!
Vlada Panović “Čačak” from Vlada Panović (RTB)Buy it!
Radojke i Tineta Živković “Božurevka Kolo” from (45 rpm disc) (RTB) —this classic duet/husband-wife team set the style for post WWII Serbian music, although it had its roots earlier. Radojke was considered the most artistically important of the two - unusual for a woman in those timesBuy it!
Gordana Lazarović “Zone Zamfirove” from Noć Meraka (pesme iz zona zamfirove - "Ikove Slave") (Jugoton (LP) 1977) —numerous Yugoslav films have been made of the story of Zone Zamfirove, the beautiful daughter of the wealthiest man in the village, who fell in love with a young goldsmith whose social class was considered lower. The best of these films, with great musicBuy it!
Gordana Lazarović “Merak, Merak” from Noć Meraka (pesme iz zona zamfirove - "Ikove Slave") (Jugoton (LP) 1977)Buy it!
Usnija Redzepova “Ljubave je Jedini Lek” from Usnija Redžepova (RTB (LP))Buy it!
Gordana Jovanović “Tarapani” from Romi, Romi, Gypsy Soul (Jugoton LP) —This self-identified Gypsy singer is photographed on her album cover dressed in an outfit that is covered in sequins, mirrors, and oodles of glass beads, all overlying layers of draperyBuy it!
Boki Milošević i Orkestar Dragana Aleksandrića “Gračaniško - Sa, Sa” from Boki Milošević (RTB (LP) 1983) —dance music labelled "sa" or "sa, sa" is a style popularized in the last 40 years by Roma musicians, and was a departure from the older styles of playingBuy it!
Fejat Sejdić “Kacabačko Kolo” from Svirac Svira Kolo Igra (RTB (LP) 1976) —OK, so I played this only 2 months ago - I like this group - they have won several times at the Guča festival of Serbian Brass musicBuy it!
Bilja Krstić I ork. Bistrik “Izgrejala sjajna mesečina” from Tarpoš ((self)) —The group hails from Vranje, in south Serbia, but is not a "folk group" in the usual sense; insead they have taken old songs and presented them with unusual & inventive instrumentationBuy it!
Bilja Krstić I ork. Bistrik “Gde Ima Voda Studena, Radule” from Zapisi & Bistrik (Hi-Fi Centar)Buy it!
Orkestar Junaci “Plava Ciganka” from Orkestar Junaci (private 2005) —Serbian music in a new vein in AmericaBuy it!
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