Music from the Hills (Music)
With John Uhlemann
Sun Jul 7th 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
Orkiestra Św. Mikołaja “Oleś”
from Jeden Koncert ((self) 2002) —Orkiestra Świętego Mikołaja began as a student group that had Polish and Lemko Ukrainian members, and who were determined to play music from not just the Polish language tradition, but also of Poland's minorities and the peoples of the Carpathian area gen
Kapela Brodow “Mazurek (Mazurka dance)”
from Tance Polskie (Polish Dances) ((self produced0 2008) —The Mazur is another dance in 3/4, but when played village style it can seem very uneven - a trait mentioned by the composer Chopin in his instructions for how to play his own "Mazurkas" for piano.
Kapela Harnasie “Malorz”
from Hej tam spod Tater (Tercet 2003) —This and the next 2 selections are all from the Podhale, the area around the Tatra mountains in southern Poland - an atmospheric place with fir forests, log houses, tall mountains with small lakes up in the peaks, and this incredible music tradition which
Kapela Wałasi i Zespół Regionalny "Koniaków" “Szkubaczka”
from Muzyka Beskidów (Ethnox 2006) —this and the next selection come for the Silesian Beskidy - the lower mountains west of the Tatras. The bands often had bagpipe players. this style, as one might expect is also heard on the Czech side of the border.
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