Music from the Hills (Music)
Sun Apr 24th 2011 4.00pm–6.00pm
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Elemer Balogh “Nóta, Csárdás, és Csípd meg, bogar” from Virtuoso Cymbalo and Clarinet Solos (Qualiton (LP)) —this is the uncle of Kalman Balogh, a cimbalom player who works with many of the current Hungarian bands. These pieces are in the old "café style"Buy it!
Apollónia KOVÁCS & Lajos BOROSS and his Gypsy Band “Cigányleány, viragszál/ Nem Szeretem én a babot/ Adjon isten szereket” from Hej, Deládé, Deládé gypsy songs (Hungaroton) —listen to guys in the background doing "mouth music" - only the Roma did this in this styleBuy it!
Janosne Bogdan "Bodo" “(song)” from Hungarian Gypsy Folksongs (Quintana)Buy it!
Kalyi Jag “Rolled song from Szatmár” from Gypsy Folk Songs from Hungary (Hungaroton 1990) —originally recorded in 1887 as an LPBuy it!
Kalyi Jag “Rolled song from Szekszárd” from Gypsy Folk Songs from Hungary (Hungaroton 1990)Buy it!
Kalyi Jag “Kalo Pirano” from Cigányszerelem (Kalyi) —"black lover"Buy it!
Romanyi Rota “Ásél láké” from "O Cérháriko" (Etnofon 1994)Buy it!
Romanyi Rota “Sziman khere dujseja (I have 2 daughters at home)” from Báro Drom Szász (Etnofon 2009)Buy it!
Ando Drom “Mori gázsbi” from Ando Drom (WMD 1995) —note the finger napping and milk jug as the only "instrumentation" for this rolled song - quite purist, compared with their later workBuy it!
Ando Drom “Na Kamel Ma” from Phari Mamo (Network 1997)Buy it!
Besh O Drom “Pergetö” from Can't Make Me! (Asphalt Tango Records 2005)Buy it!
Szászcsávás band “scat Csárdás and Szokö/with instruments” from Live in Chicago ((self)) —these guys come from a village in Transylvania that originally had Romanians, Hungarians, Germans and Roma living there. These are the dances the Roma do for themselves.Buy it!
Kálmán Balogh and the Gipsy Cimbalom Band “Gypsy Colors” from Gypsy Jazz (Rounder 1999)Buy it!
Kalyi Jag “Rumelaj” from Gypsy Folk Songs from Hungary (Hungaroton 1990) —"Balkan Style"Buy it!
Ferus Mustafov “Vesel Čoček” from (45 rpm disc) (RTB) —this is a very early Yugoslav recording - probably from the early 1960sBuy it!
Ferus Mustafov “Enverov Čoček” from (45 rpm disc) (RTB) —these two tracks are music for slow solo dances preferred by the RomaBuy it!
Ilmi Jašarov “Selsko Rûchenitsa” from (45 rpm disc) (Beogradisk) —another solo dance, this one enjoyed by both Roma and non-Roma. Like the Bulgarian version, it is in fast 7/8Buy it!
Esma Redzepova “Čaje Šukarije” from Songs of a Macedonian Gypsy (Monitor 1994) —the signature song of this most famous singer. an early recordingBuy it!
Usnija Jašarova “Džulo, džulo” from Songs of a Macedonian Gypsy (Monitor 1994)Buy it!
Usnija Redzepova “Sedam Dana” from 30 Godina Sa Trubom (PGP - RTS 2009) —this is Usnija Jasarova, who changed her name before her recording career took offBuy it!
Ferus Mustafov “Romska Gajda” from Macedonian Wedding Soul Cooking (Globe Style 1995)Buy it!
Like everything else, times are approximate.
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