Music from the Hills (Music)
Sun Sep 16th 2012 4.00pm–6.00pm
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Donka Koleva & Kabile “Dena Is Patia Varveshe” from Traditional Music From Thrace (Self Produced 2011) —this group will be in St. Louis Saturday, 23 September, 7:30pm, University United Methodist church in U. City. Call (314)726-5838 for detailsBuy it!
Kabile “Pravo Horo” from Traditional Music from Thrace (Self Produced 2011)Buy it!
Kolev Family “Dos Dos” from Balkan Voices (Kolev Era Folk www.koleverafolk.com 2001)Buy it!
Angel Nazlamov “Dessislavino Horo” from Sadba /Fate/ ((self produced) 2003)Buy it!
Pirinski Grivatsi “Kalino, Kalinche” from Pirinski Grivatsi, I chast (ввд-Руйчев www.vvd-r.com) —This starts a group of songs and dances form Pirin district, Bulgaria - so-called Bulgarian MacedoniaBuy it!
Daniela Ivanova “Sevdelino (Pajdusko)” from I Give You My Heart, My Soul (Self Produced 2008)Buy it!
Образцово Читалище "Г. Тодоров" ор гр. Белица “Разболело се мамино Ленче” from Пушка пукна на Илинден (ввд-Руйчев www.vvd-r.com) —this group is from Belitsa in the northern part of Pirin mountainBuy it!
Mustafa Bindzhev “Тръгнали лудо” from Бояно Керко (Синти Саунд ЕООД) —a balladBuy it!
Образцово Читалище "Г. Тодоров" ор гр. Белица “Нещо мисе чуе” from Пушка пукна на Илинден (ввд-Руйчев www.vvd-r.com) —a song in 9/8 "devetorka" rhythmBuy it!
Kabile “Rachenitsa” from Traditional Music from Thrace (Self Produced 2011) —again, these folks will be in St. Louis next Saturday, September 23Buy it!
Daniela Ivanova And Angel Nazlamov “Petrunino” from Shto Mi E Merak: Longing For You ((self produced) 2012) N Buy it!
Slavyany (with Angel Nazlâmov) “Desislavino Horo” from 15 Years Together ((self produced) 2001)Buy it!
Ivan Balabanov “Ya Elate Dyatsa (Я Елате Дяца)” from Родопска Душа (Bofirov Muzik 2005) —typical Rhodope mountain bagpipe music, this in Rûchenitsa rhythmBuy it!
Slavyany (with Angel Nazlâmov) “Kumova Rachenitsa” from 15 Years Together ((self produced) 2001) —This style of "wedding music" is still popular now, and bands are booked for months in advanceBuy it!
Ivan Boichev and Izvor orchestra “Тополовска на трапеза и рученица” from Ivan Boichev and Izvor orchestra (Balkanton (cassette) 1981) —a "table song" played as an instrumental, followed by a slow, southern Thracian-style Rûchenitsa. Compared with other instruments, the Tsigulka (violin) was much less recorded during the socialist period.Buy it!
Boris Karlov “Sofijsko Šopsko Horo” from Boris Karlov: Legend Of The Bulgarian Accordion (BMA Productions 2003) —The pioneer of the Bulgarian national style of accordion playing. Very popular in his day, he even travelled to neighboring Serbia to play in sold-out halls. It was there he met his end from blood poisoning following a minor scratch.Buy it!
Ivan Boichev and Emil Kolev “Vrachanska Ruchenitsa” from Folk Horos and Ruchenitsas (BHA 2126) (Balkanton (LP))Buy it!
Delcho Mitev & Dimiter Milarov “Paidoushko Horo” from Bulgarian Folk Dances (Gega New 1996)Buy it!
Didi Kushleva “Borelska Rachenitsa” from 7/8 ... and something more (Zen Electronics 2005) —one of the famous singing Kushlevi sisters, she is also REALLY good on accordionBuy it!
Folk Artists “Kamenopolsko (FK2)” from Anthology of Folklore Music vol. 2 Bulgaria and Macedonia (Syncoop-Folkraft 1998) —this is a CD re-issue of a famous series of LPs recorded in the very early 1960s. The musicians were anonymous. This piece comes from the northern region of Bulgaria adjacent to the Danube river, as does the next selection, which is played by the town bBuy it!
Horo ens. of Rusé “Petrovsko Elenino horo” from Horo Orchestra (BHMC 7245) (Balkanton (cassette) 1981) —north Bulgaria looks across the Danube to Romania, where everything is played fast...Buy it!
Ibro Lolov “Daichovo Horo” from Chuchuligata (Milena Records 2001) —Daichovo is one of the favorite dances of this northern region; it is a different way of playing 9/8 than the 9/8 of Pirin.Buy it!
Ibro Lolov & Band “Novoselska Rachenica” from Bulgarian Folk Dances (Empire 2003) —an almost undanceably fast rûchenitsa from the far northwestBuy it!
Jordan Iliev, Dimitar Bojadziev, Enei Vitanov, & Ianko Asenov “Shira” from Made in Bulgaria - 95% Dance Music ((Petûr Iliev, prod.) 1999) —these musicians are playing a "real" Shira here, but are joking around by throwing in a number of Romanian clichésBuy it!
Konushenski Folk Orchestra “Ilianova rachenica” from Konushenski Folk Orchestra Autographs (Sunrise Marinov www.sunrisebg.com 2006) —a slower Rûchenitsa than the one 2 cuts ago, but a lot easier to dance to... By one of the oldest of the new-style bands, dating back to the LP era.Buy it!
Kosta Kolev “Shake Off Gaiters Ring Dance (Изтърси Калци)” from Kosta Kolev BHA 1323- Bulgaria (Balkanton (LP)) —(only played in background)Buy it!
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