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Spinitron - KDHX: Music from the Hills Sun Jul 7th 2013

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Music from the Hills (Music)

Sun Jul 7th 2013 4.00pm–6.00pm

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Time zone: central

4:00pm

Mazowsze “Co Ja Myśle (what I think)”
from Mazowsze. vol 1 (Monitor (LP)) —a re-issue of an older Polish Muza LP from the early 1960s - an example of the old East Block National Ensemble style. This show is about what happened to the folk music scene after the fall of the Cold War government.

12:00am

Warsaw Village Band “Powolniak”
from Kapela Ze Wsi Warszawa (Kamahuk 1998) —a souped up version of the fastest Polish dance I have ever personally tried - not for the feint of heart...

4:09pm

Sielska kapela weselna “W polu ogródeczek”
from Na nogę ((self Published) dolunay.bandcamp.com 2002) —a Folk revival group that aims for a more "village sound"

4:11pm

Sielska kapela weselna “Karpackie III”
from Na nogę ((self Published) dolunay.bandcamp.com 2002) —a suite of dance tunes from the Carpathian mountains in the southeast of Poland

4:19pm

Tadeusz Wesołowski accordion quintet “Czerwone Korale (red corals)(kujawiak)”
from Pożegnanie Ojczyzny (farewell to my country) (Muza (LP)) —This Kujawiak (the slowest of the Polish dances in 3/4) is in a more "cafe style"

4:22pm

Tadeusz Wesołowski accordion quintet “Krakowski Oberek”
from Pożegnanie Ojczyzny (farewell to my country) (Muza (LP)) —the same group doing the fastest of the 3/4 dances, the oberek.

4:25pm

Ksenia Malec, Warsaw Village Band “Dyscyk”
from Kapela Ze Wsi Warszawa (Kamahuk 1995) —when this group hit the folk charts in Poland many were surprised by this singer who sings in what the Poles call "white voice"

4:32pm

Orkiestra Św. Mikołaja “Oleś”
from Jeden Koncert ((self) www.wearesharkdad.bandcamp.com 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

4:43pm

Warsaw Village Band “Ja do Ciebie”
from Kapela Ze Wsi Warszawa (Kamahuk 1998)

4:51pm

Zespół Polski “Kośniki Na Fidel Płocka I Cymbaly”
from Oj Chmielu... (ZAiKS 1996) —the Płocka fiddle is only played by folk revival groups now - a sort of drone fiddle with more than the usual numbers of strings. The cymbaly is a small portable hammer dulcimer hung around the neck

4:53pm

Zespół Polski “Rosła Ka Se Rosła...”
from Oj Chmielu... (ZAiKS 1996)

4:55pm

Kapela Brodow “Kontro (Counterdance)”
from Tance Polskie (Polish Dances) ((self produced0 2008) —I think the liner notes meant "contradance" or quadrille - these were popular in the 19th century, and they were even done in Villages in some areas.

5:01pm

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.

5:04pm

Apolonia Nowak & Swoja Droga Trio “Juz Wychodze Matulenko”
from Pola (Folkers 2009) —in the (unusual for Poland) rhythm of 5/8 divided 2+3

5:07pm

Apolonia Nowak & Swoja Droga Trio “Tancujze Dziewcyno”
from Pola (Folkers 2009)

5:11pm

Kapela Brodow “Marsz weselny - melodia grana przed kościołem”
from Pieśni i melodie na rozmaite święta (Firma Raz Dwa 2001) —"wedding march at the church gate" - most wedding marches in the north countries are stately affairs - this couple really must want to get hitched.

5:13pm

Kapela Brodow “Światówka - melodia weselna grana w drodze do kościoła”
from Pieśni i melodie na rozmaite święta (Firma Raz Dwa 2001) —another wedding melody

5:20pm

Krzysztof Butryn, suka “Kozak”
from Na rozstajnych drogach (Stara Droga 2012) —this instrument went extinct about 100 years ago, but an example was found in a museum and the style reconstructed. The tunes are Polish and of Russian origin.

5:22pm

Vołosi “Od Morawy Deszcz Idzie”
from Vołosi (Unzipped Fly 2011) —"the rain comes from Moravia"

5:25pm

Vołosi “Polka Ostateczna (final polka)”
from Vołosi (Unzipped Fly 2011) —This group is trying to revive the all string-band tradition from southern Poland - before accordions, clarinets, etc. appeared.

5:34pm

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

5:37pm

Kapela Harnasie “Orawa”
from Hej tam spod Tater (Tercet 2003)

5:43pm

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.

5:46pm

Kapela Wałasi i Zespół Regionalny "Koniaków" “Hej, rozwidnio się (hey, dawn broke)”
from Muzyka Beskidów (Ethnox 2006)

12:00am

Trebunie Tutki “Szopenowy Mazurek Krzesany”
from Goralsko Siła (F. F. Folk 2006) —a famous Chopin melody played mountaineer style, plus other rude noises...

12:00am

Trebunie Tutki “Nad Milłoki / Saga”
from Goralsko Siła (F. F. Folk 2006) —for those not familiar with Polish orthography, "Milłoki " is pronouced "Milwaukee". Now you know where this dude and his Dodge reside.


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