Music from the Hills (Music)
Sun Jul 28th 2013 4.00pm–6.00pm
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Sava i Stanimir Jeremić “Moravac” from Sava i Stanimir Jeremić (Jugoton 1974) —Today we are going to Serbia, in honor of the upcomeing Serbfest 2013 to be held August 3-4 at Holy Trinity Serbian Orthodox Church, just off Russell East of Jefferson. We begin with the most famous of the Serbian Kolo tunes, MoravacBuy it!
Vlada Panović “Paracinka” from Vlada Panović (RTB)Buy it!
Vlada Panović “Čačak” from Vlada Panović (RTB) —a Čačak is a relatively fast dance in 6-8 (or 2/4, but played in triplets)Buy it!
Sava i Stanimir Jeremić “Carevka Kolo” from Sava i Stanimir Jeremić (Jugoton 1974)Buy it!
Lepa Lukić i ansambl Ž. Josipovića Škule “Udajem se Sutra” from Veseli se Kućni Domaćine (RTS/PGP 2003)Buy it!
Vladeta Kandić-Kanda “Najciganskije vašarsko kolo” from (45 rpm disc, SBK 0493) (Beograd Disk) —this Rom fiddle player began reviving the "Gypsy" style of playing over 30 years ago; this piece celebrates the style, which includes a lot of vocalizations along with instrumental playing, a practice dating from when the Roma could not afford instrumentsBuy it!
V. Kandić “Ciganski Orijent” from 16 Yugoslavian Dances created by Ciga Despotović (RTB (LP)) —"Ciganski" means "Gypsy" in many Slavic languages and is the origin of the German "Zigeuner".Buy it!
Aleksandar Sisic “Romska Pokočica” from magična violina (B92 2004) —2 fiddles here, by the greatest living Serbian fiddle playerBuy it!
Danilo Kozarski & Melvin Dokich with Kapugi bros. orch. “Sitno Kolo” from (78 rpm disc) (Balkan (78 rpm record)) —recorded with a tamburica band in the US, this a great example of the classic Serbian fiddle duet style that almost died out in Serbia.Buy it!
Zlatomir Stevanović -»Zlaja« “Veliki Povoz” from Kola (45 rpm disc EP 14350) (RTB)Buy it!
Radojke i Tineta Živković “Harmonikaško Kolo” from (45 rpm disc) (RTB) —This was the most famous accordion duet in post WW II Serbia and they did a lot to popularize the style, both with their compositions and stage presence. This is one of their signature tunes.Buy it!
Ljubiša Pavković “Zvijzda tjera mjesca” from Zapisano U Vremenu - Ljubiša Pavković / disk 2 (RTS) —an instrumental version of an old songBuy it!
Ljubiša Pavković “Beograđanka kolo” from Zapisano U Vremenu - Ljubiša Pavković / disk1 (RTS) —The dance to this is like Irish step dancing in the sense that the legs perform intricate figures, but the rest of the body is held erect and is supposed to look "composed", even at this speed.Buy it!
Predrag Gojković-Cune I ork. Ž. Milanovića “Oj, Užice, Mali Carigrade” from Zlatibore Pitaj Taru (RTS/PGP 2005) —a wonderful old "sevdalinka" (the word comes from the Turkish word for love) by one of the great singers of the post WW II period.Buy it!
Gordana Lazarović “Slavuj Pile” from Noć Meraka (pesme iz zona zamfirove - "Ikove Slave") (Jugoton (LP) 1977)Buy it!
Dušan Žujović “Petkovo kolo (Dejanovo kolo)” from (45 rpm disc, SBK 0503) (Beograd Disk)Buy it!
Saban Bajramovic “Kada Zvona Zvone” from Stand Up People (VLAX vlaxrecords.com 2013) N —This astounding set of remastered former Yugoslav 45 rpm discs has just been released and is available both on CD and as mp3 downloads.Buy it!
Saban Bajramovic “Džemila” from Stand Up People (VLAX vlaxrecords.com 2013) N —Šaban Bajramović (the correct spelling) was one of the most influential musicians who helped popularize the modern "Gypsy style"Buy it!
Saban Bajramovic “Opa Cupa” from Kralj Ciganske Pesme (Hi-Fi Centar 2004) —the signature song of this famous singer. He recorded it many times.Buy it!
Dragiša Pavlović “Vlaška Troika” from Vlaška Kola (RTB (LP)) —the pulse here is very much 2/4, but there is always the many lines in triplets. Many of the old Bulgarian Pravos were played in this way on the old days.Buy it!
Perica Simonović “Timočki Brzak” from Homoljsko Srce-Kola Za Igru (Jugodisk) —the name refers to the Timoc valley - a river that runs into Bulgaria. Vlachs live on both sides of the border. "Brzo" means "fast".Buy it!
Mirko Kodić “Vlaški Dragulj” from Homoljsko Srce-Kola Za Igru (Jugodisk) —the name means "Vlach Jewel"Buy it!
Tihomir Paunović “Ljubičevsko Kolo” from Kola (RTB (45rpm disc) 1973) —The greatest of the late 20th century frula players.Buy it!
Narodni Orkestar Vlastimira Pavlovica Carevca (1957-1964) “Splet pesama i igara (Striži mome-Cigančica-Moj Borije-Carevčevo kolo)” from Zapisano u vremenu [Disc 1] (RTS/PGP 1997) —Pavlović himself was a fiddle player as well as the band leader, and was a great musical presence in the "Bohemian quarter" of Belgrade after the war. They start with a slow song, go into a fast Cigančica in 7/8, go back into a slow song and end in a kolBuy it!
Fejat Sejdić “Kacabačko Kolo” from Svirac Svira Kolo Igra (RTB (LP) 1976) —This is the style that took over a lot of village bands, especially in south Serbia, in the 60s and 70s. There are now whole festivals devoted to brass music in Serbia. Most, but not all, of the bands are RomBuy it!
Jordan Nikolić & SHOTA “U Selu Kavga Golema” from Ansambli folkloristik i kosovës (RTB (LP)) —"in the village a big dogfight". The song is in the rare 8/8 divided 3+2+3. The song is Serbian from KosovoBuy it!
Sondorgo “Oj Stari Starce” from Oj Stari (Periferic Records 2005) —This is a Hungarian group that plays music from the Serbian minority in south western Hungary.Buy it!
Popovich Brothers “Čep Čep” from Popovich Brothers of South Chicago ((private)) —and here is a Serbian group from south Chicago...Buy it!
Zoran Sabanović “Mobilino” from Angustika - The Best of Zoran Sabanović (ARA www.ara-bg.com 1999) —well, Serbian music doesn't exist in a vacuum, so it continues to evolve... This song is devoted to mobile phones.Buy it!
Belo Platno “Udade Se Živka Sirinićka” from Serbian Etno Sound (Hi-Fi Centar) —on the other hand, there are always groups willing to turn back the clock - this is an attempt to recreate what they feel Serbian music might have sounded like 150 years ago.Buy it!
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