Music from the Hills (Music)
Sun Aug 25th 2013 4.00pm–6.00pm
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Zlatne Uste “Andeo Cuvar” from In the Center of the Village (Azalea City recordings 1999) —This show is devoted t music heard at Balkn Camp this year. This is where I get a lot of music and instpiration for these shows. We opne with the "Serbian" brass band in residence, Zlatne Uste, based in New York, there are no Serbian members, only musicBuy it!
Dragi Spasovski & David Bilides “Biljane Mome” from (private recording) (2013) —Dragi Spasovski was a lead singer with radio Skopje in Macedonia, and now lives in the Northwest of the US. He was a singing teacher at Balkan camp.Buy it!
Dragi Spasovski with the Stefče Stojkovski ens. “Zaspala Jana, Janinka” from Echo of my Soul (Izvor Music www.izvormusic.com 2007) —the song is in Paidushko rhythmBuy it!
Florescu “Jocul Soacrei” from Romanian Realm 5 ((private) 2009) —"the mother-in-law's dance" from Bucovina, in the North of RomaniaBuy it!
Ana Hossu, with Ovidiu Cozma “Vino mindro-n joc (Let's dance)” from Traditional Music From Transylvania (ARC 1999) —there are now 2 dance tunes from TransylvaniaBuy it!
Ovidiu Cozma “Joc de-nceput din Berinta (Dance from Berinta)” from Traditional Music From Transylvania (ARC 1999)Buy it!
Florescu “Sarba Zarnestenilor” from Romanian Realm 5 ((private) 2009) —and a fast Sîrba from South-eastern RomaniaBuy it!
MANOS KOUTSAGKELIDIS, VASILIS KASOURAS, NIKOLETTA ANIKTOMATI, VASILIS SIDIROPOULOS, “Kamayı Vurdum Yere” from ta Karamanldika (EMSE 2011) —This is the music of Orthodox Christian Greeks who speak Turkish and live in modern-day Turkey in Cappadocia. These dance are very heavy, and quite different from those of the Greeks nearly anywhere else.Buy it!
MANOS KOUTSAGKELIDIS, VASILIS KASOURAS, NIKOLETTA ANIKTOMATI, VASILIS SIDIROPOULOS, “Vay Kalenin” from ta Karamanlidika (EMSE 2011) —this is a Halay form danceBuy it!
Thymios Gogidis “Tin Kardia M' Tin Kleidomeni - Tsestos” from Thrakiotika Akoysmata (General Music) —This begins a set of Greek dances from Thrace. The people who do this style of dance used to live in Bulgaria as a minority, hence the very "Bulgarian" sound.Buy it!
Thimios Gogidis “Baintouska (Monastiri)” from Mehri to Triantafillo (Polimesa 2001) —This is in 5/8 divided 2+3, and would have been called Païdushko in BulgarianBuy it!
Thimios Gogidis “Pos Pianete I Agapi - Tsestos” from Mehri to Triantafillo (Polimesa 2001) —This song, in the fast 68 popular in Thrace, ends with a Tsestos ("Chesto" in Bulgarian), a vigorous line dance done in a belt hold, and with many figures, usually called by the leader. Look up "tsestos" on YouTube.Buy it!
Tou Konitopoulous “I Agapi Mou Stin Ikaria” from Nisiotiko Glenti Me Tou Konitopoulous (alpha records 2002) —The most famous dance tune from Ikarus, a Greek island off the coast of Turkey.Buy it!
Στελλα Μαρνελακι “ξενιτεμένο μου πουλί” from Τα νησιώτικα 2 (FM Records) —The next 2 tracks are Island Greek dances from the Cyclades/KykladesBuy it!
Στελλα Μαρνελακι “σιλιβριανό” from Τα νησιώτικα 2 (FM Records) —some forms of the syrto Sylivrianos have the ends of the line dance towards each other and then the leader drops off the goes to the end of the line before the 2 ends separate.Buy it!
Stefche Stojkovski “Odéno oro” from Music From Macedonia 1 (Caprice 2004) —This begins a set of so-called Izvoren-style pieces (the word comes from the word for source, or spring).Buy it!
Pece Atanasovski “Tropnalo Oro” from Macedonian Folk Dances vol 1 (Bourque-Moreau www.bourque-moreau.com 2002)Buy it!
ansambl Pece Atanasovki “Ratevka, oro” from Music From Macedonia 1 (Caprice 2004) —This group of young musicians from FYR Macedonia named their band after the late Pece Atanasovski, with whom many of them studied.Buy it!
Pece Atanasovski ens. “Sitna Lisa” from Macedonian Dances Of Pece Atanasovski 2 (BM www.bourque/moreau.com 2002)Buy it!
M.Kaliontzidis “Από Παν Και Κα΄, Δυτ. Πόντου” from Ποντιακοί Χοροί 3 (The Center for Greek Traditional Dance) —This is a Pontic Greek dance from what is now Turkey. It is done in a shoulder hold. Fast 7/8 divided 2+2+3Buy it!
Pella Nikolaidou, Giorgos Poulantsaklis “'Ο χυρη μ' αρ'εφυεν (Αργο διπατ)” from Εν πολυχορδον οργανον εκ Ποντοθ Κεμανεσ (Iris 2007) —This is a Dhipat Omal tune, again from the pontic Greek tradition. It is in 9/8, divided 2+3+2+2Buy it!
Mihalis Zerfeiridis, Panagiotis Kogalidis, & Adam Apostolidis, with Theodoros Kesidis “Tas” from Pontiako Glendi Live (Cronos Music www.cronosmusic.gr) —This Pontic Greek dance is only danced by the Pontics who came from the Eastern most parts of the pontus where they came in contact with Georgians. This rhythm is in the 6/8 found in most dances from the Caucasus. It is a men's solo dance.Buy it!
Zlatne Uste “Jaws Chachak” from In the Center of the Village (Azalea City recordings 1999)Buy it!
Džafer “Šutka Maško” from Novo Džafer ((private issue)) —This is an example music by the Roma musicians working in FYR Macedonia now.Buy it!
Erdjanlar Band “Shumenska gaida” from Kukuvichka (Bulgarian Gypsy Music) (Sunrise Marinov www.sunrisebg.com 2005)Buy it!
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