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Spinitron - KDHX: Music from the Hills Sun Sep 15th 2013

88.1 KDHX Saint Louis

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Music from the Hills (Music)

Sun Sep 15th 2013 4.00pm–6.00pm

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Time zone: central

4:02pm

Vladimir Kuzov “Rodopski Pesni i Hora”
from The Folk Magic of Rodopa 1 (Diva 1997) —We begin with music from the southern mountains of Bulgaria, the Rodopes, that divide the country from Greece. This is traditional singing - no harmonies or "parts", and only a Kaba Gaida for accompaniment.

4:06pm

Rhodopea Kaba Trio “Sobrali Sa Se, Sobrali”
from Bulgaria (Master Tone 1998) —This song is also from the Rodope mountains, but in the modern harmony style

4:10pm

Galina Durmushliyska “Radka Maika Si Dumashe (Radka Was Telling Her Mother)”
from Voice Of DobruDJa (Region Of Bulgaria) (Gega New 2000) —This begins a group of songs from the Dobrudzha, the Back Sea coast of Bulgaria

4:14pm

Galina Durmushliyska “Pesen Za Gaidarcheto (Song About Bagpiper-Boy)”
from Voice Of DobruDJa (Region Of Bulgaria) (Gega New 2000)

4:20pm

Ivan Georgiev (gaida) & ens. “Ruchenik”
from Tanya and Tzvety - with a Song and a Flower ((self produced0 2001) —This is a traditional arrangement of the slow 7/8 Ruchenik of Dobrudzha .

4:23pm

Galina Durmushliyska “Ivan Na Donka Dumashe (Ivan Was Speaking To Donka)”
from Voice Of DobruDJa (Region Of Bulgaria) (Gega New 2000)

4:25pm

Varna ens. “Tanc iz Varnensko”
from Bulgaria (Request) —this LP was recorded in Bulgaria in the 1960s and re-released as an LP in the US. At the time it was one of the few recordings of Bulgarian music available in North America. The dance is in 9/8, a rhythm very popular in the Varna area.

4:29pm

Kate Petrova & "Varna" ens. “Snosti si go vidocj, mamo, ubavoto Stojne (I met the good Stojne)”
from Bulgaria (Request)

4:35pm

Illiana Bozhanova And Todor Yankov “Dona 7/8b - Pirin”
from Destiny ((self produced0 2013) —This begins a group of songs from Pirin, and also introduces the theme of duet singing. Singing against a drone, some part singing in field songs was traditional in many parts of Bulgaria, but the practice of singing in parallel thirds was introduced in

4:41pm

Zdravka And Pirinka Hristovi “Mori, Tragnali Sa Le Malchi Momi”
from Pirin Folk Songs (Gega New 2010) —traditional Pirin ("Macedonian") Bulgarian singing.

4:43pm

Zdravka And Pirinka Hristovi “Tsarno Mi Yoko Ergenche”
from Pirin Folk Songs (Gega New 2010) —the same, but with a more souped up accompaniment by traditional instruments

4:53pm

Mariya And Magdalena Filatovi “Tamburi Dr'nkat Kud Malki Momi”
from Zaliubikh, Mamo (VVD-Ruychev www.vvd-r.com/ 2002) —This was recorded when these sisters were adolescents

4:56pm

Maria i Magdalena Filatovi “Zheni se, sine”
from Pirinska Hubost (Payner ww.payner.bg 2009) —This was recorded 7 years later.

5:04pm

Nadka & Svetla Karadjovi “Сбор се събра (An assembly gathered)”
from You should know, Mum - Nadka and Svetla karadjovi (Balkanton) —These tracks were both taken from old Cassette tapes, probably recorded in the late 1960s-early 1970s. This song is in 11/8 = kopanitsa rhythm

5:07pm

Nadka & Svetla Karadjovi “Мамо, мила мамо Mum, dear Mum)”
from You should know, Mum - Nadka and Svetla karadjovi (Balkanton)

5:10pm

Kremena Stancheva, with Vasilka Andonova “Osteno Doidi Na Oro”
from Kremena Stancheva (Balkanton) —Kremena Stancheva was one of the first soloists with the the Filp Kutev Bulgarian National Ensemble

5:13pm

Kremena Stancheva, with Vasilka Andonova “Slûntce Gree”
from Kremena Stancheva (Balkanton) —This is in Jove (or "Jovica") rhythm - 7+11, divided 3+2+2+2+2+3+2+2, named after the most famous song in that rhythm, Jove Male Mome.

5:19pm

Blagovest Porozhanov “Sevdeno mome”
from Slavka Sakoutova i Blagovest Porozhanov (Balkanton) —Sometimes the "duet" was in the accompaniment - here two clarinets play in parallel thirds.

5:23pm

Blagovest Porozhanov “More milko kjustendilsko”
from Slavka Sakoutova i Blagovest Porozhanov (Balkanton) —a song in rûchenitsa rhythm

5:25pm

Slavka Sakoutova “Gigo, mamin gigo”
from Slavka Sakoutova i Blagovest Porozhanov (Balkanton) —a song in slow 7/8 divided 2+2+3

5:28pm

Donka Koleva “Слънчице, мило, мамино”
from (No title) (Balkanton) —Donka now lives in the USA and has visited St. Louis many times. Her husband is a gâdulka player, and her daughters, especially Maria, both sing as well. This song is in paidushko rhythm = 5/8 divided 2+3

5:32pm

Stefka Sabotinova and Tinka Pesheva “Zaplakal e star bial diado”
from Prituri se Planinata (Balkanton (cassette)) —a duet in rûchenitsa rhythm

5:35pm

Stefka Sabotinova and Tinka Pesheva “Bila Todora mazha si”
from Prituri se Planinata (Balkanton (cassette)) —and another in païdushko rhythm

5:38pm

Tanya i Tzvetelina Dosevi “Shopska Suita (Sedenka Se Sbira/Sviri Neno/Nishno Se Zvezda)”
from Tanya and Tzvety - with a Song and a Flower ((self produced0 2001) —Tzvety now lives in the US in the Washington DC area.

5:43pm

Horo Orchestra “Bre Ivane”
from Dunavski Hora I Severnyashki Narodni Pesni (Danube's Dances And Folk Songs From North Bulgaria) (Sunrise Marinov www.sunrisebg.com 2006) —a fast North Bulgarian ruchenitsa song. The band comes from Ruse on the Danube river.

5:50pm

Kanarite “Horovodna Kitka - Geno iz Haskovo Vûrveshe”
from Pûtishta i Veselie (roads and joy) (Payner ww.payner.bg 2010) —One of my favorites of the modern bands. At this point. The women, of course, sing in parallel thirds, by now de rigeur.

5:56pm

ork. Viktoriya “Droga”
from Super Lyuti Kyuchetsi (Bofirov Music 2005) —I thought I would end with some Bulgarian Chalga music - this is the latest style.


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