Music from the Hills (Music)
With John Uhlemann
Sun Aug 7th 2011 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
Nikolina Chakurdukova “Pusta mladost/More Na Sred Selo Cheshma sharena/Dedo Mili zlatni/Mitro Le Mitro” from Edna Mechta II (ARA www.ara-bg.com 2005) —a suite of very well-known traditional songs, done up in contemporary style. This show is entirely devoted to music from Pirin, the part of Macedonia that is in the south-eastern corner of Bulgaria.Buy it!
Kostadin Atanasov “Tezhko Makedonsko horo & Rusaliyski igri” from Sharena Gaïda (VD www.vvd-r.com 2008) —This style of Gaïda (bagpipe) playing can be found anywhere in the Macedonia area. This stylization owes a lot to the work of Pece Atanasovski, who worked on the other side of the Bulgarian/Yugoslav border in the 60's, 70's 80's and 90's.Buy it!
Iliana Bozhanova, with Lyuben Dossev, Ivan Antonov, Petûr Zahariev & Mitko Popov “Sevdino Oro” from (private issue) ((private recording)) —The singer herself graciously gave me this recording, which she made several years ago.Buy it!
Tatyana Sârbinska i Kolyo Kolev “Йовано Йованке” from Най-добрите македонски песни - II (Stars records www.starsrecords.com/ 2007) —Although this, and the next 3 selections, give the date as 2007, they are much older recordings from 20-3- years ago, licensed from Balkanton recording company.Buy it!
ens. Pirin “Море пиле, славей пиле” from Най-добрите македонски песни - II (Stars records www.starsrecords.com/ 2007) —This is the old "state ensemble style" of folk music presentation. The vocal harmonies, while very Bulgarian, are not at all traditional in the sense of "village music".Buy it!
Raïna, with Ivan Dyukov “Tri Godini” from Maïko, edna si na sveta (Payner ww.payner.bg 2007) —a great song in 9/8, recorded so it can be danced to - i.e. with an extended and lively insrumentalBuy it!
Raïna, with Ivan Dyukov “DJ Kitka (Popovoto Stoïne/Davaï me, mila mamo)” from Maïko, edna si na sveta (Payner ww.payner.bg 2007) —Raïna does not use her last name professionally. Anyone who can tell me what it is will earn my gratitude.Buy it!
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