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Spinitron - KDHX: Music from the Hills Sun Oct 27th 2013

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Music from the Hills (Music)

Sun Oct 27th 2013 4.00pm–6.00pm

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Time zone: central


Maria Cotîrlea & orch. "Cindrelul", cond. Nicolae irinescu “Învîrtita lui Macrea”
from Muzičă Populară Transilvaneană (Electrecord (LP)) —This is a show devoted to Romanian music from Transylvania. The music and dance "dialects" are quite different from what is seen and heard in the south and East of Romania, where line and circel dances are more common. This piece is in "invirtita" rhyth


Veta Biriș “Suire-aș cărarea-n grui”
from Vëta Biriș (Electrecord (LP))


Alexandru Țitruș “Purtată de pe Someș”
from Alexandru Țitruș vol. II (Electrecord (LP)) —This is a suite of dances from just north of Cluj, the largest city in Transylvania. Village dances always began with a slow dance designed to get the couples up. The nex dance was usually medium speed (an ardeleana +/or an învîrtită), then end with a f


Alexandru Țitruș “Ardeleană de pe Someș”
from Alexandru Țitruș vol. II (Electrecord (LP))


Marinela Zegrean Istici “Io la joc cand ma pornesc”
from Am un dragut cat un ied (Electrecord www.electrecord.ro 2002)


Taraful Soporul de Cîmpie (dir. Zamfir Dejeu) “Suită de Cîntece și Jocuri din Sopor”
from Taraful Soporul de Cîmpie (Electrecord (LP)) —This is the town band of Soporul de Cîmpie, a village in the middle of the "Transylvanian Heath". The music and dance styles of the Romanian and Magyar ethnic groups were, as one would expect, extremely similar, and consisted of men's solo dances and, mo


Valeria Peter-Predescu & orch. George Vancu “Maï bădiță strugur dulce!” (Electrecord (LP))


Ion Fărcaș “Doină din Năsăud, de-a lungul de pe Someș, Joc Ciobănesc din Ilva Mare”
from Rencontre avec la Roumanie: Vallée du Someș (Electrecord (LP)) —The solo instrument here is a long wooden flute called a caval. Unlike the Bulgarian Kaval, which has no fipple (notch), but is end-blown, the Romanian variety looks like a large recorder, but has only 5 holes. It is usually a shepherd instrument, and n


Mia Dan “De-ar ști daomne cineva”
from Rencontre avec la Roumanie: Vallée du Someș (Electrecord (LP))


Ovidiu Cozma “Joc de-nceput din Berinta (Dance from Berinta)”
from Traditional Music From Transylvania (ARC 1999)


Hendric Iorga “Învîrtită din Românași și Joc de Carăbi”
from Trois virtuoses du violon (Electrecord (LP)) —a slow, syncopated dance, followed by a bagpipe imitation tune


Iosif Ghemant “Joc Bătrînesc din Mintiul Gherlei”
from two virtuosos of the violin (Electrecord (LP)) —an even slower old-style couple dance with a highly modal tune with, to western European ears, some very unusual chord changes.


Iosif Ghemant “Joc de Înciput din Bunești”
from two virtuosos of the violin (Electrecord (LP))


orchestra George Vancu “Joc Bătrînesc din Roșia”
from Rencontre avec la Roumani - Bihor (Electrecord (LP)) —and on to Bihor, the mountainous area in the West of Trynsylvania, which has a completely different dance and music style.


Viorica Flintașu “Facută mi-o fost Gura”
from Rencontre avec la Roumani - Bihor (Electrecord (LP)) —a "cîntec de dragoste" in the almost rhapsodic Bihor style. Note the florid ornamentation and quivering of the voice at the end of melodic lines.


Ion Leanu (taragot) & Formația "Folclorica" din Zalău “Mănînțel din Badon”
from Formația "Folclorica" din Zalău (Electrecord (LP)) —a taragot is basically a pearwood soprano Sax


Ilie Vincu with Ensemble folklorique "Meseșul" din Zalău “Ca pe Barcău - p-alungu - pe picior - Mănînțăl”
from Rencontre avec la Roumani - Sălaj (Electrecord LP))

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