Music from the Hills (Music)
Sun Dec 16th 2012 4.00pm–6.00pm
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Muammer Ketencoğlu, Brenna MacCrimmon, Sumru Ağryürüyen, Cevdet Erek “Grabile Ya, Nane Mori” from Ayde Mori (Kalan www.kalan.com 2001) —Music from Macedonia recreated lovingly by a Canadian singing with a Turkish group - "music from the former Turkish empire". This show is about how music from one country can inspire musicians from another. This CD is available from www.tulumba.comBuy it!
Sondorgo & Ferus Mustafov “Lilino oro” from Söndörgö & Ferus Mustafov in concert (Sondisc 2008) —One of the most famous Macedonian Rom musicians playing with a Hungarian band that usually specializes in music from the Slavic minority of Hungary.Buy it!
Muammer Ketencoğlu, Brenna MacCrimmon, Sumru Ağryürüyen, Cevdet Erek “Çobankat” from Ayde Mori (Kalan www.kalan.com 2001) —More from this Turkish group, this time playing a famous Albanian song.Buy it!
Zengő ens. “Kettős, a Marcié” from Kettős*Partners (do-là 1995) —Hungarian <-->Scottish. The first transition is so smooth you can't tell when it happens.Buy it!
Mozaik “Romanian Horă / Black Jack Grove” from Live from the Powerhouse (Compass Records www.compassrecords.com 2004) —Romanian morphing into American Contra. Played here by the all-star cast of Andy Irvine, Bruce Molsky, Nikola Parov, Conal Lunny and Rens van der Zalm.Buy it!
De Dannan “Two Jewish Reels Shepherds Dream-Onga Bucharesti” from Ballroom (Green Linnet 1987) —and now an Irish band playing 2 Romanian/Klezmer tunes.Buy it!
Ånon Egeland, Magnus Gustafsson, Mats Olofsson “Englische [D 26]” from Höök!: Musik ur Svenska handskrifter från 1600- och 1700-talen (Drone 1995) —the first of 3 tunes from 17th and 18th century manuscripts from the southern Sweden. Good tunes sometimes take on lives of their own...Buy it!
Ånon Egeland, Magnus Gustafsson, Mats Olofsson “The Love” from Höök!: Musik ur Svenska handskrifter från 1600- och 1700-talen (Drone 1995)Buy it!
Ånon Egeland, Magnus Gustafsson, Mats Olofsson “Englische [D 25]” from Höök!: Musik ur Svenska handskrifter från 1600- och 1700-talen (Drone 1995)Buy it!
Orkiestra Dni Naszych “Shenny Grow” from Odkrycia (ZAiKS) —OK, this may not be so serious. this is a Polish folk-rock group who sound like they learned this by ear...Buy it!
Marta Sebestyen “Gold, Silver Or Love” from Kismet (Ryko/Rhino 2006) —a Bosnian song, but played in in a sort of "World Music" arrangement.Buy it!
Marta Sebestyen “Devoiko Mome” from Kismet (Ryko/Rhino 2006) —A well-known Bulgarian song in Paidushko rhythm, here given an almost "New Age" treatment. This is not unusual for this artist - she began treating Hungarian material in an Avant-Garde fashion with collaborator Karoly Cserepes over 30 years ago.Buy it!
Mozaik “Suleman's Kopanitsa” from Live from the Powerhouse (Compass Records www.compassrecords.com 2004) —Mozaik again, with a completely danceable Kopanitsa (Gankino - 11/8 divided 2+2+3+2+2), but played with Irish instrumentationBuy it!
Maria Farantouri “Kouari Kouvaraki (from a tribute to FG Lorca)” from Tu Feggariou Ta Pathi (Lyra www.lyra.com 2009) —an "art song" composed as a KalamatianoBuy it!
Elena Ledda “Σαράντα Παλικάρια” from Tutti Baci (Lyra www.lyra.com 2006) —a Greek song sung by a Sardinian Italian singer. This CD is interesting for interactions between the Greek and Sardinian singers and instrumentalists - see the next cut.Buy it!
Elena Ledda, Savina Giannatou “Por Que Llora Blanca Nina” from Tutti Baci (Lyra www.lyra.com 2006) —a Sephardic Jewish song, sung by Sardinian and Greek singersBuy it!
Xenos “Sao Roma” from My Mother Said (CF 1993) —an Australian band with 2 Albanian Roma players and a DigeridooBuy it!
The Balkan Noyz Boyz “Pamela's Ruchenitsa” from Boyz Will Be Boyz ((self produced) 1991) —This fun CD, with amusing liner notes, was originally put out as a tape, but became a collector's item and is now available in CD format from cdbaby.comBuy it!
The Balkan Noyz Boyz “Katerino Mome” from Boyz Will Be Boyz ((self produced) 1991) —Tatiana Sarbinska's classic, given the west coast treatment. Their notes: "the songs asks 'what sort of mother gave birth to you, and how wild were you as a girl' - We think you'll find the answer amusing."Buy it!
Baksheesh Boys “Jovano, Jovanke” from Baksheesh Boys ((self) 2003) —this band can play in either strict style or with some really unusual arrangements.Buy it!
Baksheesh Boys “Sofke, Mori, Sofke” from Baksheesh Boys ((self) 2003) —another Macedonian song in "updated izvoren" style...Buy it!
The Transsylvanians “Ki Ki Ki” from Igen! (Westpark 2004) —Hungarian Roma music done by a Hungarian/German groupBuy it!
The Transsylvanians “Sukar” from Igen! (Westpark 2004) —we will have to play ther rest of this another time...Buy it!
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