Music from the Hills (Music)
Sun Dec 25th 2011 4.00pm–6.00pm
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The Mellstock Band “Glory Shone Around” from Glad Tidings - A West Gallery Christmas (Musical Heritage Society 2007) —an example of unaccompanied West Gallery singing. this tradition came across the Atlantic during Colonial times and was taken up by William Billings and other American composers and became the shape note tradition we have still preserved in the AmericanBuy it!
Columbus Consort “While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks By Night” from Christmas in Early America (Channel Classic 1993) —this is from the more formal American Episcopal Church tradition of the late 18th century and has a lot in common with Georgian English music.Buy it!
Columbus Consort “While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks By Night” from Christmas in Early America (Channel Classic 1993) —this "fuguing tune" is by American colonial composer William BillingsBuy it!
Boys of the Lough “The Wexford Carol” from Midwinter Live (Lough 2007) —an Irish Carol that has survived in its English translationBuy it!
Sileas “Christmas Day in the Morning (Oidhche Nollaig)” from File Under Christmas ((self)) —one of my favorite Christmas recordings, these two musicians (Mary Macmaster and Patsy Seddon) put out this cassette for a winter concert tour and never released it to a wider audience, to my knowledgeBuy it!
Boys of the Lough “Coinnie An Linbh Iosa (the candles of the boy Jesus)” from Midwinter Live (Lough 2007) —an Irish Carol from the 1960sBuy it!
Sileas “Christ Child Lullaby” from File Under Christmas ((self)) —a song by Fr. Ronald RankenBuy it!
Maddy Prior and the Carnival Band “The Sans Day Carol” from English Folk Carols (Portrait) —a Cornish Carol, here set in mock-medieval styleBuy it!
Ranarim “Tiggarvisa” from Allt vid den ljusa stjärnan (Schmalensee Produktion 2008) —"the beggar's song" begins our Swedish setBuy it!
Ranarim “Godafton här” from Allt vid den ljusa stjärnan (Schmalensee Produktion 2008)Buy it!
Sågskära “God Morgon, Käre Fader” from Apelgrå (Drone 2000) —from southern SwedenBuy it!
Sågskära “Nu Är Det Jul Igen (polska)” from Apelgrå (Drone 2000) —this 3/4 time dance is based on a Chrismas songBuy it!
Triakel “Staffanvisa från Orust” from WinterSongs (Northside 2001) —a Staffanvisa is a St. Stephen's day song - December 26Buy it!
Triakel “Julvisa från Älvdalen” from WinterSongs (Northside 2001)Buy it!
Sågskära “Julbocken” from Apelgrå (Drone 2000) —the Yule GoatBuy it!
A magyar dudzenekar (The Hungarian Pipeband) “Karácsonyi dallamok” from Dudásom, dudásom, kedves muzsikásom (Hangvetó 2004) —thie begins our Hungarian set, with a bunch of songs accompanied by a whole group of bagpipes of the Hungarian typeBuy it!
Sebõ Ferenc “Paradicsom szegeletje” from Játék Karácsonykor (Gryllus 2010) —this is an old songBuy it!
Sebõ Ferenc “Amíg zengünk víg éneket” from Játék Karácsonykor (Gryllus 2010) —this is a new carol in folk style, composed by Ferenc SebõBuy it!
Kobzos “Karácsony (Nativitas) - Egy angyal...” from Három aranyalma (Kobzos 2009) —this is a carol from the Moldvai Csango - a Hungarian minority group living on the Eastern Slopes of the Carpathians in RomaniaBuy it!
Kobzos “Karácsony (Nativitas) - A kis Jézus Aranyalma” from Három aranyalma (Kobzos 2009) —another Csango songBuy it!
Kathona Monika “Kedves álmot hogy szerezne szülöttjének...” from Nyitva l/eattam Mennyország kapuját (Allegro Thaler 2004) —a Csango Crêche songBuy it!
Werchowyna “Jak s'iew Jsos Chrystos” from Pieśni Święte i grzeszne (Konador) —a song from Ukraine, probably from the Lemko dialect group - the Lemko are found in southeastern Poland and northeastern Slovakia as wellBuy it!
Werchowyna “Mizerna Cicha” from ...hej, kolęda, kolęda (Konador) —another Lemko Christmas songBuy it!
Werchowyna “Gore Gwiazda Jezusowi” from ...hej, kolęda, kolęda (Konador) —and another...Buy it!
Muzička “Koledy (Goral, Kysuce, &Terchova)” from Muzička  ((sent as an mp3 by the Musicians) 2011) N —similar carols sung in the styles of the areas listed, all a short "drive" from each other, but very different in style because of the mountains that divide them.Buy it!
Cimbálová Muzika Stanislava Gabriela a Jan Přeučil “Krásná Panna” from Neseme Vám tú novinu (Indies Scope www.indies.eu 2011) N —this and the next 2 selections are from Southeastern MoraviaBuy it!
Cimbálová Muzika Stanislava Gabriela a Jan Přeučil “Daj Pán Bůh večer” from Neseme Vám tú novinu (Indies Scope www.indies.eu 2011) N Buy it!
Cimbálová Muzika Stanislava Gabriela a Jan Přeučil “Vinšuju vám dobrý deň” from Neseme Vám tú novinu (Indies Scope www.indies.eu 2011) N Buy it!
Bambini di Praga & Hradišt'an “Štěstí, zdraví” from Moravské Koledy (multisonic)Buy it!
Soubor úsvit, České Budjějovice, Malá Muzika, Jaroslav Krček “Hopsa, pacholátka - Kmotr Bouček” from Česke Vanočni Koledy —this and the next selection are from the Bohemian tradition of soing Christmas songs to bagpipe accompanimentBuy it!
Soubor úsvit, České Budjějovice, Malá Muzika, Jaroslav Krček “Hle, hle, támle v Betlémě” from Česke Vanočni KoledyBuy it!
(orphanage choir in India) “Hindi carol” from Christmas Around the World (Folkways (LP))Buy it!
Marta Sebestyen “Betlehem, Betlehem - Betlehem, Betlehem” from Jeles Napok - High Days (Gong 1996) —a Hungarian/Csango song we played earlier, but here done up in folk-fusion modeBuy it!
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