Music from the Hills (Music)
Sun Mar 3rd 2013 4.00pm–6.00pm
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László KISS GY. “Körispataki székely táncok - Székler Dances from Körispatak” from Hear the Sound of Tárogató - Halld a tárogató hangját! (Hungaroton 1999) —This show is mostly devoted to the Taragot, and instrument invented in the 1890s in Hungary, but which reached its peak of popularity in the Romanian Banat.Buy it!
Ferenc Santa Jr, Hungarian National Gypsy Orchestra & Tibor Lugosi “Kuruc dalok - tárogató szóló / Kuruc Tunes - tárogató solo” from Tüzes Melódiák (Hungaroton 2008) —These are "Magyar Nota" - songs desinged to be heard in a cafe or Restaurant setting and played by professional Roma musicians. It was in this context that the taragot was heard most in HungaryBuy it!
Ernő Kiss Kállai & Sándor Járóka and his folk ensemble “Csinom Palkó” from Kállai Kiss Ernő klarinétozik, Járóka Sándor és együttese muzsikál (Hungaroton 1971)Buy it!
Dumitru Fărcaș, taragot “Horă lungă” from Panpipes of Romania (Capitol International (LP) 1971) —Fărcaș was born in Groși, Maramureș district, and is considered one of the greatest of the Taragot players, and unusual for being the only one of stature not born in Banat.Buy it!
Dumitru Fărcaș, taragot “Mărunțelul De La Groși” from Romanian Instumental Folklore Treasures (Electrecord www.electrecord.ro 2006)Buy it!
Dumitru Fărcaș, taragot “Jocul Oilor din Maramureș” from Panpipes of Romania (Capitol International (LP) 1971) —This is in the rhythm of a Bătrînesc or BărbătescBuy it!
Radu Hormnea, taragot, with Paraschiv Oprea & Orchestra “Cintec De Nuntă Din Maramureș” from Romanian Folklore treasures (Electrecord www.electrecord.ro 1995)Buy it!
Luca Novac, taragot, with Parashiv Oprea & Orchestra “Jocuri Banatene” from Romanian Folklore treasures (Electrecord www.electrecord.ro 1995) —Luca Novac - the best of the old time Banat taragot players, and with a phenomenal technique, but wait until you hear Costica Olan...Buy it!
Aux taragots, P. Cebzan & D. Cuibaru, avec orch. Gh. Zamfir “Terre du Banat” from Musique Roumaine - L'Orchestre de Zamfir (Philips (LP)) —a nice slow song, followed by an ardeleană, followed by a slow songBuy it!
Dorin Cuibariu & Gheorghe Zamfir orch. “Suita Banateana” from Gheorghe Zamfir și Virtuoșii săi (Electrecord (LP)) —a horă, then an ardeleană, then a blistering de doi, the last 2 being couple dances.Buy it!
orch. "Doină Banatului" din Caransebeș “Ardeleană că-n Banat și Brîu” from Rencontre avec la Roumani - Caransebeș (Electrecord (LP))Buy it!
Pavel Roșu & ans. "Timișul" “Hai Mîndro cu Mine” from Ensemble folklorique Timișul (Electrecord (LP))Buy it!
Pavel Roșu & ans. "Timișul" “Pe Loc din Comloșul Mare” from Ensemble folklorique Timișul (Electrecord (LP))Buy it!
Aurel Negrea “Ardeleana Lugojenilor” from Ensemble folklorique "Banatul" (Electrecord (LP)) —The Ardeleanas from This part of the Banat are in a sort of slow-quick-quick 7/8, but the dance is a stretched out slow-quick-slow-quick-slow which takes up 2 measures of the 7/8 music. Dancers are judged in parta by their ability to handle this and imprBuy it!
Remus Bistrița “Doina de la Marga” from Rencontre avec la Roumanie - Banat (Electrecord (LP))Buy it!
Iosif Milu “De Doi din Canransebeș” from (EPE 0284 - plain jacket) (Electrecord (LP))Buy it!
Gheorghe Trâmbițaș “Învîrtite din Țara Făgărașului” from Voice of the Taragot (Folk Sounds www.folksoundsrecords.com/ 2007) —a non-Banat couple dance; this tune is from Făgăraș in southern TransylvaniaBuy it!
Gheorghe Trâmbițaș “De doi din Maciova” from Voice of the Taragot (Folk Sounds www.folksoundsrecords.com/ 2007)Buy it!
Costica Olan “Doina” from Costica Olan și Taraful Olanilor (Cinq Planetes)Buy it!
Costica Olan “Ardeleana lui Pocarit” from Costica Olan și Taraful Olanilor (Cinq Planetes) —this staccato style of playing is, unfortunately disappearing, but is considered the sign of complete mastery of the instrumentBuy it!
Taraf De Carancebes “Fata Banateana (La Fille Du Banat)” from Musiciens du Banat - Roumanie (Silex/Auvidis 1993) —a brîul, followed by a slow song, followed by a Pe Loc, then another of those incredibly fast De Doi dance piecesBuy it!
Radu și Ilie Vincu “Mamă, Care Ne-ai Făcut” from Three Virtuosos of the Violin (Electrecord (LP)) —slow songs were the glory of the Banat, both sung and, like here, as instrumentalsBuy it!
Radu și Ilie Vincu “Soroc, Întoarsă, Pe Loc din Comloșul Mare” from Three Virtuosos of the Violin (Electrecord (LP))Buy it!
Taraful din Baia “Hai la joc” from Gypsies Of Romania - Transylvania ~ Banat (ARC www.arcmusic.co.uk 2000) —a much more modern style of playing Banat musicBuy it!
Taraful din Baia “M-am intors acasa” from Gypsies Of Romania - Transylvania ~ Banat (ARC www.arcmusic.co.uk 2000)Buy it!
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