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Spinitron - KDHX: Music from the Hills Sun Mar 3rd 2013

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Music from the Hills (Music)

Sun Mar 3rd 2013 4.00pm–6.00pm

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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


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.


Dumitru Fărcaș, taragot “Jocul Oilor din Maramureș”
from Panpipes of Romania (Capitol International (LP) 1971) —This is in the rhythm of a Bătrînesc or Bărbătesc


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


Dorin Cuibariu & Gheorghe Zamfir orch. “Suita Banateana”
from Gheorghe Zamfir și Virtuoșii săi (Electrecord (LP) 1971) —a horă, then an ardeleană, then a blistering de doi, the last 2 being couple dances.


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


Iosif Milu “De Doi din Canransebeș”
from (EPE 0284 - plain jacket) (Electrecord (LP))


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 Transylvania


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 instrument


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 pieces


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 instrumentals


Radu și Ilie Vincu “Soroc, Întoarsă, Pe Loc din Comloșul Mare”
from Three Virtuosos of the Violin (Electrecord (LP))


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 music

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