Music from the Hills (Music)
Sun Mar 4th 2012 4.00pm–6.00pm
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Time zone: central
Kaivama “Viitaniemi Mix” from Kaivama (self 2011) —these folks will be at Focal point this Friday, March 9, at 8pmBuy it!
Britt-Marie Persson & Birgitta Lundin “A-dur vals i trad efter Ivar Tallroth, Uppland” from Strängalåt och lek ((self) 2003)Buy it!
Frifot “Bohushallingar (Hallings from Bohus)” from Sluring (Northside 2003) —a fabulous group. They were in St. Louis twice. It is amazing just how much music only three people can make...Buy it!
Bla Bergens Borduner “Konvulsionslåten” from Blå Bergens Borduner (Amigo 1993)Buy it!
Toste Länne, Marie Persson* Magus Gustafsson “Barockpolskan” from Änglarnas Språk (Drone 1992)Buy it!
Bla Bergens Borduner “Vårvalsen” from Blå Bergens Borduner (Amigo 1993)Buy it!
Britt-Marie Persson & Birgitta Lundin “Disapolskan efter August Bohlin, Uppland Ur melodier från Upplands bruk och Fyris Bygder” from Strängalåt och lek ((self) 2003)Buy it!
Bukkene Bruse “Fanitullen” from Bukkene Bruse (Grappa 1993) —a famous Norwegian tune, here given an imaginative, but faithful renditionBuy it!
JPP “Pirun Polska” from Devil's Polska (Green Linnet 1994) —the name means "devil's Polska"; Arto Järvelä plays on this, and will be at focla point this fridayBuy it!
Kaivama “Pirun Polska” from Kaivama (self 2011) —this group and Arto Järvelän will be at Focal Point Friday, March 9, at 8pm. this will be a great concert for those who like Fiddle playing generally, and especially Finnish music.Buy it!
Ethem Qirimi “Caba For The Violin” from L'Albanie Mysterieuse / Mysterious Albania (ARC 2002) —This is mostly a re-issue of an LP put out by Marcel Cellier on his own label in the early 1980sBuy it!
Nikos Kalaïntis “Ta Xila - The Wood” from Greek Folk Instruments - Violin (FM) —this is a Greek tune from Asia MinorBuy it!
Nikos Moraïtis “Aggelo - Angela (Tsamiko)” from Greek Folk Instruments - Violin (FM)Buy it!
Kyriakos Gouventas “Choros Tis Mavris Thalassas - Mantilatos” from Greek Folk Instruments - Violin (FM) —Mantilatos translates as "handkerchief dance" - just as Rûchenitsa does. Both are in 7/8Buy it!
Ilias Vasilarakis “Rodhitikos Isios Horos” from (music of the Greek Islands) (Pan-Vox) —this rhapsodic violin is accompanied by a santouri (small hammer dulcimer)Buy it!
Ilias Vasilarakis “Sousta (Embonas)” from (music of the Greek Islands) (Pan-Vox)Buy it!
Enver Mačer with Ferus Mustafov ork. “Ramno Prilepsko” from RTB EP-14757 (RTB (45rpm disc)) —this type of Macedonian urban music is called "Chalgiya" and is derived from turkish classical musicBuy it!
Enver Mačer with Ferus Mustafov ork. “Oyun Havasi” from RTB EP-14754 (RTB (45 rpm disc))Buy it!
Ivan Boichev and Izvor orchestra “Пакевско хоро” from Ivan Boichev and Izvor orchestra (Balkanton (cassette) 1981) —there is very little violin music recorded in Bulgaria after WWII, at least in folk musicBuy it!
Ivan Boichev and Izvor orchestra “Тополовска на трапеза и рученица” from Ivan Boichev and Izvor orchestra (Balkanton (cassette) 1981) —this is a "trapeza" (table song) and a rûchenitsaBuy it!
M. Krnjević “Poziv kolo ("invitation kolo")” from 16 Yugoslavian Dances created by Ciga Despotović (RTB (LP)) —"kolo" is the all purpose term in Serbia and Croatia for line and circle dances. This is an unusually slow one for Serbia...Buy it!
V. Kandić “Ciganski Orijent” from 16 Yugoslavian Dances created by Ciga Despotović (RTB (LP)) —the "orijent" is a dance that progresses to the rightBuy it!
Danilo Kozarski & Melvin Dokich with Kapugi bros. orch. “Sitno Kolo” from (78 rpm disc) (Balkan (78 rpm record)) —this was recorded in the US in the 1940s, and is a classic of Serbian violin duet music. it makes a great U Sest...Buy it!
Virgil Muzur “Kolo Politia” from Master Of The Romainian Fiddle (Auvidis/Ethnic 1996) —this Banat Romanian Serb/Rom player is here making fun of the police during the Ceausescu era, hence the siren imitationBuy it!
Mihai Botofei “Doina Miresii de la Moreni” from Mihai Botofei (Electrecord (LP)) —this, and the next several cuts, are from the Moldavian (eastern Romanian) tradition. The name means a slow lament of the bride, from MoreniBuy it!
Mihai Botofei “Joc de doi de la Botești” from Mihai Botofei (Electrecord (LP)) —a de doi is a couple danceBuy it!
Cristian Tanasa “Hora de la Roman” from Moldavian Folk Music (Syncoop)Buy it!
Cristian Tanasa “Sârba lui Costicai” from Moldavian Folk Music (Syncoop)Buy it!
Alexandru Țitruș “Învîrtita de la Unirea” from Alexandru Țitruș - Doine și jocuri de pe Mureș și Someș (Electrecord (LP)) —This is music from central Transylvania. The învîrtita is a couple dance in a very syncopated rhythmBuy it!
Alexandru Țitruș “Hațegana de la Unirea” from Alexandru Țitruș - Doine și jocuri de pe Mureș și Someș (Electrecord (LP))Buy it!
Ștefan Petreuș “Învîrtită din Glod” from Frații Petreuș (Electrecord (LP)) —this wild stuff is from the Maramures valley of northwestern RomaniaBuy it!
Kaivama “Edina Speedtrap” from Kaivama (self 2011)Buy it!
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