Music from the Hills (Music)
Sun Nov 24th 2013 4.00pm–6.00pm
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Grupi Tepelenes Ali Pashai “Tepelena rrëzë malit” from Grupi Tepelenes Ali Pashai - volum 2 (Super Star Studio) —This show will feature Albanian music. We start with music from the south.Buy it!
Vellezerit Curri & Laver Bariu “Penxheren E Zoterise Tende” from Zbresin Nga Leusa Taborre Taborre (supersonic) —The most famous of the Albanian clarinetists of the last century, Laver Bariu, with Vëllezërit Curri, one of the best singers. He, and the anonymous second singer sing in the southern Polyphonic styleBuy it!
Vellezerit Curri & Laver Bariu “Zbresin Nga Leusa Tabore Tabore” from Zbresin Nga Leusa Taborre Taborre (supersonic) —the group is from Përmet, the center of the southern music styleBuy it!
Xhevdet Zeqa & ork. Adrian Jorgji “Devolliçe” from Devolli Këndon (Super Sonic)Buy it!
Ali dhe Mukadez Kondi & ork. Adrian Jorgji “Ku do ta shkojmë dimrin” from Devolli Këndon (Super Sonic) —the orchestra here seres only as a tonal point for the singers. One finds this with singers who are accompanied by bagpipe only in other areas, like the Rodope mountains in BulgariaBuy it!
Ali dhe Mukadez Kondi & ork. Adrian Jorgji “Mbolla dyvreshta në male” from Devolli Këndon (Super Sonic)Buy it!
Jakup Kalivaci “Dyshe dropullite” from Valle populore dasmash (Super FM studio) —This group comes from Gjirokastër, a magnificent town with a fortress at one end and multistoried stone merchant houses that were as much mini-fortresses as they were houses in the old days.Buy it!
Grupi Tepelenes Ali Pashai “Baladë për Vasiliqinë” from Grupi Tepelenes Ali Pashai - volum 2 (Super Star Studio)Buy it!
Jakup Kalivaci “Gajde” from Valle populore dasmash (Super FM studio) —Instrumental versions of bagpipe tunes can be found all over the Balkans, and even other parts of Europe. In the Balkans there often specific dances that go with such tunes.Buy it!
Eli Fara “Ah kjo zemer” from Maratona volumi 4 (Elrodi 2009) —This has a bagpipe-style opening as well. One of the best known current stars, Eli Fara sings in both older and in more pop-influenced styles.Buy it!
Grupi Permi Tepelene “Mos aman per koken ten” from Maratona volumi 4 (Elrodi 2009) —another new group from Tepelene - old style song with modern accompanimentBuy it!
Shkurte Fejza, Shyhrete Behluli, Remzie Osmani, Motrat Mustafa “Kalavesh po vjen Fatbardha” from Me bilbilat e Mushtishtit (Chill Out 2009) —These 3 women grew up in the same village in Kosovë, and now run a tradition-preserving organization there. This "Gheg" dialect music, and this song is very much in an urban style.Buy it!
Shyhrete Behluli “Më Ka Vra Dashnia Jote” from Banja Qejfin Vetës (Albatrade plus)Buy it!
Shyhrete Behluli “Katër Zemra” from Banja Qejfin Vetës (Albatrade plus)Buy it!
Vera Laçi “Oj Xhemile” (Elrodi 2008) —we now cross the border back into Albania, specifically the area around Tropoje, which seems to produce a lot of good singers. This song is in a local form of 12/8 , divided 2+3+2+2+3Buy it!
Vera Laçi “A ja din renin burrnis” from Oj Xhemile (Elrodi 2008) —Vera Laçi is the most famous singer currently, who is from Tropoje. The other singers until near the end of the show are also from there. This is in 12 again, but slower, and now divided 3+2+3+2+2Buy it!
Fatmire Brecani “Potpuri Tropojane” from Fatmire Brecani (Albanota) —another Tropoja singerBuy it!
Fatmire Brecani “S'na la ky Marak (duet with Z. Beka)” from Kercimtarja (Elrodi) —this CD was recorded several years after the previous one.Buy it!
Vitore Rusha “Filania” from 1000 vjet valle Tropoje (Elrodi 2009)Buy it!
Nikolin Perpali “Nikaj Merturi” from 1000 vjet valle Tropoje (Elrodi 2009)Buy it!
Violeta Kukaj “Nuse ne katund” from 1000 vjet valle Tropoje (Elrodi 2009)Buy it!
Lekë Pecnikaj “Potpuri Këngësh Tropojane” from Kengë Dasme (Elrodi)Buy it!
Lekë Pecnikaj “Vallja e Tropjës/A tu gzue zemra/Bukuri po t'shof me sy” from Kengë Dasme (Elrodi) —check this guy out on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dYObZ6OSREUBuy it!
Adrian Gaxha “Shqipes” from Thuaj Mamit (Albanota) —Albanian pop, but a few folk references. The rest of the CD is more Mediterranean pop.Buy it!
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