Music from the Hills (Music)
With John Uhlemann
Sun Nov 11th 2012 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
Rhodopa National Orchestra “Viens Avec Moi Kalino”
from The Greatest Bulgarian Voices (Les Grandes Voix Bulgares) (Versailles 1997) —This is the tradition of Bulgarian Women's singing - a capella or accompanied by solo gaida or tambura. This show will be about how these songs were arranged over the years, for presentation to urban and western European audiences
Ensemble of the Bulgarian Republic “Theodora is Dozing”
from Music of Bulgaria (Nonesuch www.nonesuch.com) —from a live concert of 1955 - the first tour of the Bulgarian national ensemble outside Bulgaria, and held in Paris. This presented to the world the new Bulgarian concert-choral folk style "invented" by its director, Philip Koutev
Kalinka Valcheva, Vasilka Andonova, Paulina Gortscheva & Stoyanka Boneva “Dve Tourlaski Pesen (1985)”
from Le Mystère Des Voix Bulgares, Vol. 2 (Nonesuch www.nonesuch.com 1988) —the "yips" and swoops that were incorporated as spice into the Koutev arrangements were so popular with western audiences that they were added to the arrangements of many subsequent groups, oftne incongruously
Bulgarian National Folk Ensemble Pirin, Kiril Stefanov cond. “Pirinsko horo”
from The voice of Pirin (Balkanton) —Kiril Stefanov took the rather "raw" Pirin traditional style and applied the "Koutev touch" to it, founding this style. They cut many LPs under his direction.
Rhodopa National Orchestra “Danse Predoy”
from The Greatest Bulgarian Voices (Les Grandes Voix Bulgares) (Versailles 1997)
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