Music from the Hills (Music)
Sun Apr 21st 2013 4.00pm–6.00pm
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ΜΑΓΚΑΣ ΓΙΩΡΓΟΣ “ΚΟΦΤΟ ΣΥΡΤΟ” from ΤΑ ΚΛΑΡΙΝΑ (Panivar 2005)Buy it!
George & Katerina Korou “Grigoro Hasapiko” from Paradosiako Xefantoma (alpha records 2002) —Hasapiko means "butcher's dance", but hasn't bben occupation specific for a very long time. It is among the oldest dance forms. This type is sometimes called "hassaposerviko" - "the Serbian Hasapiko" because of its fast 2/4 time and the dance's 3-measurBuy it!
George & Katerina Korou “Pano Se Psili Rahoula” from Paradosiako Xefantoma (alpha records 2002)Buy it!
Hronis Aidonidis “Mia kori mia diatavissa” from Elato - tragoudoun gia ton Elato (FM 2004)Buy it!
Βασίλης Σούκας “Τσιφτετέλι-Συρτό (Mastika)” from Η Τέχνη Του Κλαρίνου (CD II) (Lyra www.lyra.com 2008)Buy it!
Glykeria “Hrisoula” from Elato - tragoudoun gia ton Elato (FM 2004)Buy it!
Angela “Ta Matia P'Agapo” from Rebetika - Songs Of The Greek Soul (Ethnic/Auvidis 1990) —a famous Tsitsanis composition - you can hear it on the webBuy it!
Βασίλης Σούκας “Νέο Αράπικο (tsifteteli)” from Η Τέχνη Του Κλαρίνου (CD II) (Lyra www.lyra.com 2008) —some very traditional clarino playing accompanied only by soundouri (hammer dulcimer), guitar and defiBuy it!
Angela “O Zondanos O Horismos” from Rebetika - Songs Of The Greek Soul (Ethnic/Auvidis 1990)Buy it!
Τάσος Διακογιώργης “Κάτου Στο Γιαλό” from Σαντούρι (MBI 1999) —this instrumentalist plays the sandouri, the Greek hammer dulcimerBuy it!
Giannis Koulianos “Sylivrianos” from Symiaka (Kathreftis 1997) —traditional style island music - in this case from Symi; compare this with the next selection of tunes, all played in a more contemporary styleBuy it!
Konitopoulos Vagelis “Enotita D (Island medley)” from Mesa Apo To Magazi - 50 Niziotika Tragoudia (EMI Greece) —This, too is Island music, but with modern instrumentation and electrification. Abaout 2/3 of the way through, the band leader introduces the musicians.Buy it!
Τάσος Διακογιώργης “Χασαποσέρβικο” from Σαντούρι (MBI 1999) —another Hasaposerviko, played island style on SandouriBuy it!
Mousiki Syntrofia Mas “Káto sti Roïdo (horos Baïdouska)” from Stolidi Anthos tis Anoixis tis Prosfygias Tragoudi ((self Published)) —This begins a suite of tunes from Thracian Greece (in the northeast, at the tricorner with Turkey and Bulgaria). This is in 5/8 time, like the Bulgarian Païdushko.Buy it!
Mousiki Syntrofia Mas “Melisso (horos mandilatos)” from Stolidi Anthos tis Anoixis tis Prosfygias Tragoudi ((self Published)) —This is in 7/8. mandilatos means "handkerchief dance" - same translation for the Bulgarian name of the dance - "rûchenitsa"Buy it!
Mousiki Syntrofia Mas “Bogdanos - Maro kai Peras"i Nouna Mas” from Stolidi Anthos tis Anoixis tis Prosfygias Tragoudi ((self Published))Buy it!
Séas Gkíkas “Bazargana” from ta Zagorisia (General Music) —This begins the part of the show devoted to music from the Northwest of Greece - Epirus. This song is in 9/8Buy it!
Séas Gkíkas “Ta Mapa sto Pigadi (Kleftes - Sta dhyo)” from ta Zagorisia (General Music) —this is an album devoted to music from Zagori - an area south of Albania near the spectacular Vikos Gorge.Buy it!
Petro Loukas & Mathaiou (Nikos & Giorgos) “Maria To Delvinaki” from Idiomelo (Ano Kato records 2000) —This heavy 3/4 time is NOT a waltz, but a 3-measure line dance. Songs in this time are usually serious...; after that this suite of tunes goes on into a sta dhyo.Buy it!
Giorgos Bellos, Valandis Kazandis, Kostas Bellos, & Pavlos Lazokitsios “Zagorisio” from Oi Bantidoi/Emena to hei i moira mou/Mousikes apo to Pogoni kai Zagori ((self Published)) —The Zagorisio is a dance in slow 5/4Buy it!
Χρήστος Ζώτος “Σέλφω” from Χρήστος Ζώτος (Music Corner 2005) —Histos Zotos here plays a laouto - a sort of fretted lute. The piece is is a tsifteteliBuy it!
Ilias Kontas (voc.) with Giorgos Vrakas (klarino) & women's polyphonic group “Ta Koritsia sto Pogoni” from Ap' ti Thespotía (General Music 2012)Buy it!
Ilias Kontis (voc.) with Giorgos Vrakas (klarino) & women's polyphonic group “Delvino kai Tsamouria (Pogonisios)” from Ap' ti Thespotía (General Music 2012) —a slow 2/4 time music with traditional harmonyBuy it!
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