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Music from the Hills (Music)
Sun Oct 19th 2014 4.00pm–6.00pm
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Ferus and Ilmi Mustafov “Prizemsko Oro” from Tatko i sin Mustafovi (Jugoton 1988)Buy it!
Vlatko Stefanovski & Miroslav Tadić “More čičo reče da me ženi” from Krushevo (MA recordings www.marecordings.com/ 1998) —Here are 2 Macedonian jazz guitar players with the same song. The tune is in 5/8 divided 2+3.Buy it!
Vaska ilieva with Stevo Teodosievski ens. “More Čiča Reče da mi Ženi” from Macedonia (Monitor) —Here are two versions of the same song: I am staring with the "original recording" from about 50 years ago.Buy it!
duet Usnija Jašarova - Jovanka Ivanovska i grupa pjevča uz Narodni ansambl Nasko Džorlev “Mi se sobrale, mi se nabrale” from Biljana platno beleše (Jugoton (LP))Buy it!
Vaska ilieva i grup pjevača uz ansambl Teodosievski “Ajde red se redad kočanski sejmeni” from Biljana platno beleše (Jugoton (LP)) —a studio recording using city instruments with instrumental effects to suggest a "village sound" to accompany this traditional song sung in traditional harmonyBuy it!
sestre Mavrovska uz Narodna ansambl Kočo Petrovski “Kraj seloto mila mamo” from Biljana platno beleše (Jugoton (LP))Buy it!
AKUD Mirče Acev (ansambl za narodni pesni i ora pri univerzitetot Kiril i Metodij, Skopje “Splet na pesni i ora - istočna Makedonija” from AKUD...Mirče Acev (RTB (LP)) —This recording, from a university folk ensemble, is about half a century old, and is closer to what you can hear when the Duqusne University Tamburitzans come to town, which they will do on November 1st (Granite City HS auditorium - call Norma Belkoff 618Buy it!
Zoran Markovski “Tresenica” from Makedonski Narodni Ora (Senator records)Buy it!
Kočo Racin ansambl “Čučuk” from Кочо Рацин (RTB (LP))Buy it!
Trajce Trenkoski “Pletvarsko oro” from Trajce Trenkoski (MRT) —This is the classic čalgija style - lay the basic melodies out in an unfussy way, often against a rhythm set by the drone, followed by an improvised section, followed by an accelerating section, then a reprise of the opening melody.Buy it!
Bajsa Arifovska “Veleško Oro” from Macedonian Čalgija (Izvor Music www.izvormusic.com 2013) —There is a nice kanun solo in the middle of this piece to illustrate that rare instrument. This ensemble is headed up by a woman, very unusual for this style.Buy it!
Kaldrma “Nevestinsko” from Kaldrma - chalgiska muzika (Profundus 2004)Buy it!
Kaldrma “Staro chalgisko oro” from Kaldrma - chalgiska muzika (Profundus 2004) —This starts a series of pieces in čalgija style. This is an urban music using more sophisticated instruments (violin, ud, clarinet, kanun) than the izvoren style we have been hearing during the first half of this show.Buy it!
Dimo Dimov i Stefče Stojkovski ensemble of National Instruments & Songs “Staro Tikveshko oro” from Macedonian songs and dances from Tikvesh region ((self) 2010) —a great old-style city tune in 7/8 (divided 3+2+2).Buy it!
Stefče Sojkovski Ensemble of National Instruments ' Songs “Janino Oro (exerpt)” from 10 Godini zaedno so vas Stefče Stojkovski (Senator) —This is an excerpt from a music DVD by this distinguished group. In this they are paying homage to the great macedonian Gajda player and teacher Pece Atanasovski who took a number of Tunes in this rhythm (18/8 !) and arranged them for izvoren ensembleBuy it!
Tanec “Tresenica” from Tanec 1949-1994 (Falkom 1994) —another from the Tanec 45th anniversary cassette. This tune is often played by folk groups, although dance is largely historical. It will be heard again later in the show.Buy it!
Pece Atanasovski ens. “Ovčepolska Potričulka” from Macedonian Dances Of Pece Atanasovski 2 (BM www.bourque/moreau.com 2002)Buy it!
Pece Atanasovski ens. “Ovčepolska/Osogovka” from Macedonian Folk Dances Vol. 1 (Bourque-Moreau productions 2002) —The idea of putting various village instruments together in an ensemble to play arrangements of folk tunes was a new one after WWII. Its greatest propnent was the gajda player Pece Atanasovski. The Izvoren ensemble was composed of gajda (bagpipe) usuallBuy it!
Dimo Dimov i Stefče Stojkovski ensemble of National Instruments & Songs “Ramno Vatashko oro” from Macedonian songs and dances from Tikvesh region ((self) 2010)Buy it!
Kočo Racin ansambl “Mladinsko Oro” from Кочо Рацин (RTB (LP)) —the Kočo Racin ansambl is another of the better known national folk groups in the Republic of Macedonia, and has recordings going back to the 1960sBuy it!
Dragi Spasovski & David Bilides “Ne Plači, Stano Mori” from Beyond The Mountain — Zad Planinata (Izvor Music www.izvormusic.com 2007) —Dragi now lives in the Seattle area and just gave his 40th anniversary concert there. David Bilides, who is multitracked (2 kaval tracks, tambura, and percussion), accompanies the voice.Buy it!
Tanec “Sred Selo” from Tanec 1949-1994 (Falkom 1994) —This is from a cassette tape commemorating the 45th anniversary of the founding of Tanec, the Republic of Macedonia's national folklore ensemble. I won first prize the first year they held the Eistedfodd in Wales, and did it without resorting to "folk baBuy it!
Stefče Stojkovski “Oti Ne Igraiš Vece” from Macedonian Songs And Dances From Tikvesh Region ((self) 2010) —I got the idea for this show from a bottle of wine from Macedonia that had come from a winery in the Tikvesh area, from which this piece also comes. All the music on this show comes from the Republic of MacedoniaBuy it!
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