Music from the Hills (Music)
With John Uhlemann
Sun Mar 3rd 2013 4.00pm–6.00pm
R=listener request. N=music new at the station. L=local music. Your purchases using the Buy it! links
Time zone: central
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.
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 Hungary
Radu Hormnea, taragot, with Paraschiv Oprea & Orchestra “Cintec De Nuntă Din Maramureș”
from Romanian Folklore treasures (Electrecord www.electrecord.ro 1995)
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...
Aux taragots, P. Cebzan & D. Cuibaru, avec orch. Gh. Zamfir “Terre du Banat”
from Musique Roumaine - L'Orchestre de Zamfir (Philips (LP) 1983) —a nice slow song, followed by an ardeleană, followed by a slow song
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 impr
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