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Spinitron - KDHX: Music from the Hills Sun May 12th 2013

88.1 KDHX Saint Louis

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Music from the Hills (Music)

Sun May 12th 2013 4.00pm–6.00pm

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Time zone: central


Mehmet Demirtaş “Sarı Kız”
from Anadolu Klasikleri 1 (Sıla Kaset 1998) —We open this show of Turkish music with Sari Kiz ("blond girl")


Turku “Kul Ettin Beni”
from Söylemezsem Dert Olur Cassette Album (esen www.esenelektronik.com 2005)


Turku “Narine”
from Söylemezsem Dert Olur Cassette Album (esen www.esenelektronik.com 2005)


Güler Işık “Saza Niye Gelmedin”
from Şey Yani (Yapım Müzik) —a real tear-jerker about a woman who waited for her lover, but though he promises, he never shows up. The song is in 10/8 divided 3+2+2+3, a common rhythm in Armenia and northeast Turkey.


Selahattin Alpay “Malatya”
from (No title) (RAKS) —This is from a poorly annotated tape purchased in a bazaar in Turkey; it remains my favorite fersion of this classic song, which is also known in Armenia as the tune for "Sepastia Bar"


Hüseyin Bıçak “maçkali (oy nereye)”
from Ay Doğar Giresun'dan (Şabka Prodüksiyon) —This is un updated version of "Karadenız" ("Black Sea") music. This song is in fast 7/8 divided 2+2+3


Mustafa Küçük “Altın Yüzük”
from Oyun Havaları (Divan Müzik) —the singer tells his girlfriend to walk behind the house so his parents won't see her...


Yudum “Altını Bozdurayım”
from Türkülerle Türkiye - 28 Giresun (Ulus Müzik www.ulusmuzik.com 2002) —This and the preceding song are in 9/8, divided 2+2+2+3


Kazim Koyuncu “Narino”
from Hayde CD Album (Metropol Müzik Üretim 2004)


Kazim Koyuncu “Ben Seni Sevdugumi”
from Hayde CD Album (Metropol Müzik Üretim 2004)


Emin Yağcı “İki Ayak Horonu (Oyna Enişte Oyna)”
from A Sound from the Black Sea (Felmay) —the title means "two feet dance". This track features both the kemençe (vertical fiddle) and tulum (bagpipe)


Zeynel Demir & ensemble “Artvin Yöresi”
from Anatolian Folk Dances 1 (SM Seyhan 2008) —This part of Turkey is up near the Caucasus, and has a lot of songs and dances in 6/8, as here. They also use a lot more accordion.


Omar Faruk Tekbilek, edited Ahmet Luleci “Papatya”
from Turkish Dances ( Folkloric) ((self produced0) —This is a remastering of the song "Wildflower" by Omar Faruk Tekbilek (on "One Truth", world Class/Hearts of Space 1999)


Zara “Uzun Kavak Ne Gidersin Engine”
from Türkülerle Türkiye - 39 Kırklareli —This starts a group of songs from Trakiya - so-called European Turkey


Rüstem Avci “Bahçelerde Biberiye (in the garden of rosemary)”
from Türkülerle Türkiye - 39 Kırklareli (Ulus Müzik www.ulusmuzik.com 1999) —about a girl from Macedonia


Mustafa Kandirali & Ensemble “Mastika”
from Caz Roman (World Network 1992) —a song about Mastika ( a kind of hard liquor) and smoking (note the coughs in the second half of the piece) - an instumental version of a famous song here rendered by Roma musicians


Brenna MacCrimmon “Ahmed'in Saclari Kinali”
from Karşılama (Green Goat Music 1998) —So far all the pieces from Trakia have been in fast or slow 9/8. This is the Canadian singer Brenna MacCrimmon with another roma band from Kesan in Trakiya led by Selim Sesler


Zara “Gitme Bülbül”
from Turkurlerle - -Konya (Ulus Müzik www.ulusmuzik.com 2005)


Şahin Gültekin “Dut Fidanı Boyunca”
from Türkiye - Edirne (Ulus Müzik www.ulusmuzik.com 1999)


Hüsnü Şenlendirici “Kumsalda (On The Shore)”
from The Joy Of Clarinet (doublemoon records 2005)


Hüsnü Şenlendirici “Bekledim De Gelmedin”
from Both Sides of the Aegean (doublemoon records 2010)

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