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Spinitron - KDHX: Music from the Hills Sun Sep 22nd 2013

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Music from the Hills (Music)

Sun Sep 22nd 2013 4.00pm–6.00pm

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Time zone: central


Vasile Pandelescu “Sîrbă și Brează de la Hulubești”
from Vasile Pandelescu (Electrecord (LP)) —this starts with a fast Sirba (in 2/4, but played in triplets), then goes on to a Breaza. Half way through the breaza Pandelescu vocalizes the tune rahter than playing it - a trick used by professional musicians in India and Romania for learning tunes an


Marin Chisar “Cîntec”
from (7-inch 33rpm disc) (Electrecord www.electrecord.ro) —Marin Chisăr is a Romanian wind player who taught many of the younger generation. He was born in Goicea Mare in the extremem south of the country, just north of the Danube river.


Marin Chisar “jocul ''Trei Păzește''”
from (7-inch 33rpm disc) (Electrecord www.electrecord.ro)


Viorel Fundament & Muzica Lautareasca Veche “Cântec De Ascultare”
from Old Romanian Gypsy Music (Intercont Music 1997) —Cristinel Turturică is the overworked cimbaloma player


Gheorghe Zamfir și taraful lui Frații Gore “Horă Țigănească și Hora Bucureștiului”
from Les Flûtes Roumaines vol.2 "le Nai" (Arion (LP) 1973) —oddly, only the second of these two tunes was exerpted when this LP was re-issued on CD


Dumitru Zamfira “Craitele”
from Les Flûtes Roumaines (Arion 1969) —This blisteringly fast Romanian dance is played on a fluier, an 8-inch 6-holed flute


Simion Stanciu “Hora Lăutărească”
from Les Flûtes Roumaines (Arion 1969) —a famous fiddlerțs tune, here played on năi (panpipe)


Ion Lăceanu “Pe Marginea Dunării (solz de pește)”
from Les Fûtes Roumaines (Arion 1969) —a slow song tune played on a fish scale


Trio Polifonic “Hora lui Florian”
from Trio Polifonic - Muzică trdițională românească (Intercont Music 2002) —this and the next slelection are played by harmonica trios


Marin Cotoanța (cobză) “Hora de la Maldaieni”
from (45 rpm disc) (Electrecord www.electrecord.ro) —this and the next selection are played on Cobza, a fretless lute-like instrument found all along the Carpathians up into Ukraine


Marin Cotoanța (cobză) “Sîrba de la Meri”
from (45 rpm disc) (Electrecord www.electrecord.ro) —19th century English travelers complained that Romanian gypsy bands "clattered". Maybe this was what they meant.


Irina Loghin “Cîntecul lui Gheorghilaș”
from Rencontre avec la Roumanie - 'Muntenie' (Electrecord (LP)) —an extremely popular south Romanian folk singer, Irina Loghin eventually spoke up against Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceaușescu and was thrown in prison from several years. this recording was made before her confinement


Liviu Vasilică “Pe la noi pe Teleorman”
from Meet Romania Vol. 1 - Famous Folk Songs from Muntenia and Oltenia Counties (Electrecord www.electrecord.ro 1996) —this a reissue of an older recording on LP - no one sings like this any more.


Dumitru Zamfira “Doină din Caval”
from Dumitru Zamfira (Electrecord (LP)) —the Romanian Caval, unlike the Bulgarian instrument by that name, is a fipple flute with only 5 finger-holes


Dumitru Zamfira “După Bîtă”
from Dumitru Zamfira (Electrecord (LP))


Floarea Calotă “Ce am eu de la o vreme?”
from Meet Romania Vol. 1 - Famous Folk Songs from Muntenia and Oltenia Counties (Electrecord www.electrecord.ro 1996) —another song in the older cafe-style of singing


Maria Lătăreţu “Măicuţă, să nu mă dai!”
from Meet Romania Vol. 1 - Famous Folk Songs from Muntenia and Oltenia Counties (Electrecord www.electrecord.ro 1996) —another prolific recording artist from the 1960s and 70s


Ileana Ciuculete “Siminocul”
from Meet Romania Vol. 1 - Famous Folk Songs from Muntenia and Oltenia Counties (Electrecord www.electrecord.ro 1996) —singing songs in dance rhythm is surprisingly a modern phenomenon, with roots in the late 19th century


Ion Văduva “Cîntec ca la Novaci (viola)”
from Ion Văduva (Electrecord (LP)) —the viola is almost always an accompanying instrument in romanian music. Inthese two tracks it has the melody


Ion Văduva “Șchioapă și Învîrtită ca la Munte (viola)”
from Ion Văduva (Electrecord (LP))


Taraful George Udila “Pe Drumul Mănăstiresc”
from Inimioara Inimioara (Societana Română de Radiodifuziune 1999)


Florea Pascu, fir de păr “Cîntec de Dragoste”
from Doina Argeșului of Pitești (Electrecord (LP)) —here the fiddler takes a hair from his bow, ties it to one of the strings on his violin, rosins his fingers, and pulls the hair to make the sound.


Constantin Chisăr “Doina lui Șarpe (solo Cimpoi)”
from Constantin Chisăr-a virtuoso of the Romanian Flutes (Electrecord (LP)) —The bagpipe was widespread in the Balkans up to current times. During the Ceaușescu regime bagpipes were almost always recorded (non-traditionally) accompanied by a chamber group of folk instruments, and without the drone. this is the only example I kno


Florea Cioacă “Mierlița când e bolnava”
from Comori ale muzicii lautaresti - Florea Cioacă (Electrecord www.electrecord.ro) —the fiddle the traditional favorite Romanian folk instrument, so, at the end of the show, we have some good examples.


Ion Albesteanu “Hora De La Oltenița”
from Ion Albesteanu (Electrecord www.electrecord.ro)

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