Music from the Hills (Music)
With John Uhlemann
Sun Jan 12th 2014 4.00pm–6.00pm
Time zone: central
Lela Tataraidze “Janghi. (Morning Fog)” from Janghi (Morning Fog) (Pan 2000) —This show is devoted to women singers who have changed the way I hear music. There are so Many of them I have decided to stay just in the southern Balkans and the Caucasus and Turkey for this show. This singer is from Soviet Georgia, a male-donminated bBuy it!
Tasia Verra “Itia (Ιτιά)” from Oi Megales Kuries Tou Dimotikou Tragoudiou (Οι Μεγάλες Κυρίες Του Δημοτικού Τραγουδιού) (General Music 1996) —a song in tsamiko rhythmBuy it!
Xanthippi Karathanassi “All night long she walked to and fro (Oli Ti Nixta Perpatouse - Halkidiki, Macedonia)” from Songs and tunes of Macedonia (Crete University Press 1992) —a song in kalamatiano rhythm (7/8 divided 3+2+2)Buy it!
Pella Nikolaidou, Giorgos Poulantsaklis “'Ο χυρη μ' αρ'εφυεν (Αργο διπατ)” from Εν πολυχορδον οργανον εκ Ποντοθ Κεμανεσ (Iris 2007) —the daughter of the famous Pontic Greek singer Stathis Nikolaidis, she has become a great singer in her own right, but has no solo recordings out, only some guest slots on CDs featuring other musicians.Buy it!
Pela Nikolaidou, Babis Kemanetzidis “Gourban se son to theleman” from M' enan lalian ki enan kardian (Legend 2011) —From her latest CD with singer and kementse player Babis Kemanetzidis. The YouTube video of this is quite a feast.Buy it!
Muammer Ketencoğlu, Brenna MacCrimmon, Sumru Ağryürüyen, Cevdet Erek “Çobankat” from Ayde Mori (Kalan www.kalan.com 2001) —one Canadian and several Turkish musicians doing a famous Albanian song.Buy it!
Merita Halili “Ku T'ka Ala Moj Kumrie” from Unblocked - Music Of Eastern Europe [Disc 3] (Elipsis Arts 1997) —Merita Halili is one of the best known- singers in all of Albania, but moved to the US several years ago. She is from Central Albania,, and now performs with her husband, who is from Kosovë in former Yugoslavia. This recording was made while she was livBuy it!
Merita Halili & Raif Hyseni “Ani more nuse” from 100 Vjet Muzike ((private) 2012) —Here Meritia Halili is singing with an instrumental group led by her husband Raif Hyseni, at a concert in celebration last year of the 100th anniversary if the independence of AlbaniaBuy it!