Music from the Hills (Music)
With John Uhlemann
Sun Jul 31st 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
ork. Trûstenik “Vlashko horo”
from Izbrani Harodni Pesni i Hora (Payner ww.payner.bg 1998) —this is not so much a Vlach piece played in local style as a stylization by a very famous Bulgarian new style ("Stambolovo style") band. There is something of a condecending quality about the way they do it. It was illegal for Vachs to speak their own l
Ivo Papazov and his orchestra “Mominsko Horo”
from Balkanology (Rykodisc 1991) —This is the second recording of this seminal group. Papazov and his group, including Yuri Yunakov, & Nesho Neshev. Together they established the style that came to be called "wedding Music", a blend of traditional Bulgarian rhythms, Jazz riffs, and Turk
ork. Slavei “001 HOROVODNA KITKA-ork.SLAVEI”
from Svatba Bofirov Music mp3 disc 2006 (Bofirov Music 2006) —this and the next selection is a typical dance set such as you would find out the the countryside in Bulgaria at a wedding where the families could afford such a band. They always begin with a Pravo, as here, with instrumental and sungs sections. Everyb
Ivo Papazov, Yuri Yunakov, Neshko Neshev, Salif Ali “Kurdzhaliiska Ruchenitsa”
from together again (Traditional Crossroads 2005) —this CD was the result of a North American tour by these ground-breaking musicians. The tour did come to St. Louis, but was attended by mostly the Bulgarian community and a few from the folk Dance community.
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