Music from the Hills (Music)
Sun Apr 3rd 2011 4.00pm–6.00pm
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Time zone: central
Kariofilis Doitsides “An se Karatzi Horepse” from Thrakiotika 3 (Music Box) —this is a Païdouska (in 5/8)Buy it!
Thimio Gogidis “ta eyzonakia” from Ta Thrakiotika (Τα Θρακιώτικα) (General Music) —this is a syrto, in a more generic style, and not especiall Thracian, like the next selectionBuy it!
Thimio Gogidis “me galasan ta Poulia” from Ta Thrakiotika (Τα Θρακιώτικα) (General Music) —this is a syrto syngathisto (in 9/8) - roughly the same dance as the preceding selection, but accented very differently, and more typical of Thracian Greek music. Also, note the use of a Bulgarian style kaval.Buy it!
Sotiris Papazoglou & to sygkrotima tou Christou Kouroudi “Enotita Zonaradiko” from Thrakiotiko Glendi No. 2 (General Music) —The zonaradiko is a dance usually done in a belt hold (the origin of the name)Buy it!
Kariofilis Doïtsides ens. “Mandilatos (tou gamou)” from Thrakiopoules (Panivar)Buy it!
Sotiris Papazoglou & Sygkrotima Hristou Kouroudi “Mandilatos” from Thrakiotio Glendi No. 1 (General Music) —another mandilatos in 7/8 - a "handkerchief dance" done soloBuy it!
Kariofilis Doïtsidis “Tzimbazikos Horos” from O Dikefalos Aetos tis Thrakis (Panivar) —this is a karsilamas - a moderate tempo dance in 9/8 also done in Turkish ThraceBuy it!
Thimio “syrtos (kavakli)” from Mehri to Triantafillo (Polimesa 2001)Buy it!
Aristeidis Solaris (floyera) “Zonaradikos” from 18 Zonaradikoi (MBI)Buy it!
Gkogkidis Thimios “Pos Pianete i Agapi - tsestos” from Mehri to Triantafillo (Polimesa 2001) —a tsesto ("chesto" in Bulgarian) is a men's dance done in a belt Hold and with complex step patterns. This piece, once the vocal ends, could just as easily have been recorded in Bulgaria - the Bagpipe added toward the end is very BulgarianBuy it!
Sotiris Papazoglou & to sygkrotima tou Christou Kouroudi “Katarameni zevitia” from Demotika Tragoudia tou Evrou (Music Box)Buy it!
Sotiris Papazoglou & to sygkrotima tou Christou Kouroudi “Organiko (mandilatos)” from demotika tragoudia tou Evrou 1 (Music Box 2008)Buy it!
Panagiotis Baboudas (voice and clarinet) “Sti Thraki mas tin omorfi” (Thermaikos)Buy it!
Panagiotis Baboudas “Giannis hara tha Kanei” from Sti Thraki mas tin omorfi (Thermaikos) —this and the preceding are by modern Thracian Greek bands (synthesizers, electric bass, and percussion, etc.), but the clarinet is always "live". Both cuts are zonaradiko-type dancesBuy it!
Hronis Aidonidis “Naman pouli na petaga” from Tragoudia tis Thrakis (alpha records) —no band is given credit on this CD - too bad - they do a good jobBuy it!
Hronis Aidonidis “Mia Kori Mia Diavatissa - A Daughter Is Walking” from Tragoudia tis Thrakis (alpha records)Buy it!
Hatzopoulos Hristos “Thraki - Foni - Organiko (Thracian Voice - the band)” from Thrakis Foni (Evrenos)Buy it!
Sotiris Papazoglou & to sygkrotima tou Christou Kouroudi “Ilios Ke Kori Sinoriounti” from I Lalitades Tis Megalis Doxiparas - Tragoudia Tis Thrakis Me Ton Sotiri Papazoglou & to Sygkrotima Tou Christou Kouroudi (FM Records 1999) —this is a zonaradikoBuy it!
Sotiris Papazoglou & to sygkrotima tou Christou Kouroudi “Perivoli eiha Papia Kathizotan” from I Lalitades Tis Megalis Doxiparas - Tragoudia Tis Thrakis Me Ton Sotiri Papazoglou & to Sygkrotima Tou Christou Kouroudi (FM Records 1999) —this is a Pidihtos in 9/8, but could just easily be danced as a syrtos syngathistosBuy it!
Panagiotis Nikidis “solo (Baïdouska)” from Treis Adelfoules (Vasipap)Buy it!
Panagiotis Nikidis “solo (mandilatos)” from Treis Adelfoules (Vasipap) —The band doesn't seem to know this very well - they are messing up the accompaniment - but the tunes of this and the preceding are well-known Bulgarian tunes, but played by a Greek bandBuy it!
K. Bourazanis “Mandilato” from Thrakiotika "Akritika" (Panivar)Buy it!
Greek Music Archive & The Hellenic Music Archives Ensemble “Soubeti and Dance with kerchiefs (mandilatos)” from Thrakis (FM) —solo GaïdaBuy it!
Nikos Philippidis “Syngathistos” from Tunes and Songs of Thrace (Crete University Press)Buy it!
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