Music from the Hills (Music)
Sun Sep 18th 2011 4.00pm–6.00pm
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orkiestra św. Milołaja “O miłości pisanie przi grabieniu siana”
from O Miłości Grabieniu Siana ((self) 2004) —this is the group that re-invented folk music in Poland, inventing the terms "post-folk" and describing what they do as "Carpathian music" rather than using current geopolitical borders. Beautiful and powerful stuff.
orkiestra św. Milołaja “Mój ty archaniele, czarny,leśny,słodki i daleki!”
from O Miłości Grabieniu Siana ((self) 2004) —this recording uses poetry by a contemporary Polish poetess, but sets it to Romanian-flavored music. The recording, though sonically excellent, was done in a barn in the southern mountains of Rzeszow province in southern Poland, and area once known for i
from Búélesztõ Szellõ (Periferic 1998) —this Hungarian group has taken a creative approach to the music of Hungary and surrounding areas
Buda Folk Band “Kurucz Mahala”
from Sűrű Vándor (Folk Europa 2011) —this is in a more south Romanian "Mahala" (a new style with Turkish elements), but they mix it up a lot here.
Fishtank Ensemble “Saraiman”
from Samurai Over Serbia ((self) 2007) —"Saraiman" is one of the best known urban Gypsy "Lautar" songs in southern Romania. Here it is given a treatment which includes the Japanese Shamisen. and the musical saw..
The Banda “Lovy”
from Jedna (Pavian 2010) —it begins with a nod to the Romanian lautar piece "ciocarlia", then, lets say, it moves on, including imitations of carpathian alphorn calls
Fakutya Együttes '2009 “Hogyha Nékem Laci Bátyám...”
from Egyéb Veszély ((self) 2010) —this group specializes in Molvai Csango music from the eastern slopes of the Carpathian mountains in Romania, but they use it as a point of departure for their own interpretations on these CDs
Nightlosers “Shame Shame Shame”
from Plum Brandy Blues (Vest Conex 1997) —this is a mixed ethnic band from Transylvania that specializes in American blues and rockabilly, with some Elvis tunes thrown in
A Hawk And A Hacksaw “At the Vulturul Negru”
from Cervantine (LM 2010) —Check out A Hawk and a Hacksaw at Off Broadway tonight (Sunday) - show starts at 8pm
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