Music from the Hills (Music)
With John Uhlemann
Sun Jun 23rd 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
Kardes Turkuler “TENCERE TAVA HAVASI (Sound of Pots and Pans) Kardeş Türküler”
from (distributed on the internet) ((self produced0 2013) —This is a song protesting the treatment of those demonstrating against The attempts to build a shopping mall over the last park and green space left in downtown Istanbul.
Mihai Botofei “Doina Haiduceasca”
from Mihai Botofei - ST-EPE 1101 (Electrecord www.electrecord.ro) —This recording from late 1970s documents one of the old time fiddlers of Moldova, the eastern-most province of Romania, an area now split between Romania and the republic of Moldova (which was part of the Soviet Union after WW II).
Maria Costin Murgoci “Jocul Găinii”
from Hai români, la hora mare! (Electrecord www.electrecord.ro) —a song in 7/8 time punctuated by strigaturi (rhymed couplet declaimed while dancing). The title means dance of the chicken, and refers to a solo dance done by the woman who enters with the chicken course at a wedding meal
Alexandru Havriliuc & Paul Stinga and his Orchestra “Suite De Moldavie I”
from Charms of the Rumanian Music (Pierre Verany 1989) —This starts our movement into brass instruments. The only other area of Romania that can compete with brass players in Moldova is Banat.
Alexandru Havriiuc & Paul Stinga and his Orchestra “Suite De Moldavie II”
from Charms of the Rumanian Music (Pierre Verany 1989) —This starts off with a solo on tilinca - the hole-less end-blown flute, and goes into a fast dance played on ocarina
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