Music from the Hills (Music)
With John Uhlemann
Sun Jan 20th 2013 4.00pm–6.00pm
R=listener request. N=music new at the station. L=local music. Your purchases using the Buy it! links
Time zone: central
Ale Möller & Ellika Frisell “Blekingpolskan” from Ale Möller, Bouzoukispelman (Giga (LP) 1986) —this may be Ale Möller's first solo album- an LP from 1986; well, not alone - there are a lot of folks on this who became soloistsin their own rightBuy it!
Ale Moller, Lena Willemark, Per Gudmundson “Frifot - Sven Marit polskan - I Buder” from Frifot (Caprice 1991) —this set of songs and dance tunes ends with a chillingly piercing 'cow-call' ("kulning")Buy it!
Olov Johansson (with Kalle Almlöf) “Hjort-Anders Stamppolska” from I Lust Och Glöd (Drone 2007) —Olov Johansson may be greatest living Nyckelharpa player. He is one of the founders of the group Väsen.Buy it!
Sågskära “Brudpolska From Vislanda, From P Wieselgrens Collection” from Krook!: Utgår från Samuel Krooks skildring (Drone 1997) —a bride's polska. The great "nobility" of this tune is typical of 18th century tunes from SwedenBuy it!
Hans Röjas & Greger Sijebo “Köpman (Boda polska after Köpman)” from Swedish Folk Fiddling (NCS (cassette) 1990) —a defy a non-dancer to pick out the stretched 3/4 in this wonderful polska from the village of Boda in DalarnaBuy it!
Ale Möller, Mats Berglund, Greger Brändström, Lasse Sörlin & Olof Jönsson “Funäsdalingen (polska, was a Rørospols)” from Härjedalspipan (Drone 1996) —a polska tune that shows its Norwegian origins - this is a typical Røros polsBuy it!
Ale Möller, Mats Berglund, Greger Brändström, Lasse Sörlin & Olof Jönsson “Vals från Funäsdalen” from Härjedalspipan (Drone 1996) —a Härjedalspipa is a 6-holed recorder-like instrumentBuy it!
Susanne Rosenberg “Det Granna Bältet” from Uppa Marmorns Höga Berg (Giga 1996) —this section of the show will deal with folk songs in complex arrangements that retain a strongly local quality while still breaking with traditional instrumentationBuy it!
Susanne Rosenberg “De Gingo Två Pigor” from Uppa Marmorns Höga Berg (Giga 1996) —2 maidens lose their virginity with 2 sailors; the song treats the episode as fun for the girls, but ends badly for the guys when they get back to ship - the captain was not pleased...Buy it!
Ranarim “Morgonstjärna (The Morning Star)” from Morning Star (Northside 2007) —the title cut of this 2006 CD reissued a year later by Northside. This group has since disbanded, and copies of their CDs go for up to over &120 on some sites.Buy it!
Ranarim “Skulle jag sörja? (Would I grieve)” from For världen älskar vad som är brokot (Life Loves the Unexpected) (Drone 2003)Buy it!
Garmarna “Herr Olof (Sir Olof)” from Garmarna (Northside 2001) —a reissue of a much older CD - the first Garmarna put out, with then guest singer Emma Härdelin. This is an old tune, here done up in folk-rock style. The group later went on to even more advanced material.Buy it!
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