Music from the Hills (Music)
With John Uhlemann
Sun Oct 9th 2011 4.00pm–6.00pm
Time zone: central
Maria Koleva “Da Sa Mi Jivi I Zdravi”
from Ot Izvora - Bulgarian Traditional Singing From Thrace (Kolev Era Folk www.koleverafolk.com) —a too short song in Païdushko rhythm
Maria Koleva “Kalino Diulber Malino”
from Ot Izvora - Bulgarian Traditional Singing From Thrace (Kolev Era Folk www.koleverafolk.com)
Slavka Kalcheva “Kitka #4(Slaveno Mome/Zvezda or Nebe Padnala/Zlayubila Byala Kalina)”
from Byala Roza i Oshte Neshto (Payner ww.payner.bg 2009) —"Kitka" means a bouquet or bunch. It is the style of many new recordings of Bulgarian "wedding" music to record songs in like rhythm in groups of from 7-25 min in length - useful for playing in bars so people can dance.
Maria Koleva “Visoko Stoish Zvezdo Lio”
from Ot Izvora - Bulgarian Traditional Singing From Thrace (Kolev Era Folk www.koleverafolk.com) —here with Ivan Milev, in "wedding style"
Kostadin Atanasov “Gaydine sviryat-horo se vie”
from Sharena Gaïda (VD www.vvd-r.com 2008) —This wonderful CD features bagpipe playing from all over Bulgaria by this versatile musician, accompnied by good traditional singers. This is is from Rodope; the next track is from much farther north and west.
Stefan Georgiev (accordion) “Plevenska kopanica”
from Bulgarian Folk Songs And Dances- A Folklore Stroll Around Bulgaria (Sunrise Marinov www.sunrisebg.com 2007) —kopanitsa = 2+2+3+2+2 = 11/8 - player REALLY fast here
Kalina i Georgi Germanovi “Zalubi Kolio dve momi”
from Bulgarian Folk Songs And Dances- A Folklore Stroll Around Bulgaria (Sunrise Marinov www.sunrisebg.com 2007) —song in Païdushko rhythm = 5/8 = 2+3
Ivan Milev Band “Rachenica”
from The Flight Of Krali Marco (self-released 2006) —The accordion player will be here Oct. 1-2. The saturday night concert is at University United Methodist Church, just south of the Lion Gates in University City - 7:30pm. There will be a house concert on Sunday night, Oct. 2, at 6946 Cornell in U. City.
Иван Милев с оркесър "Младост" “Чирпанлийско Хоро”
from Иван Милев с оркесър "Младост" (Payner ww.payner.bg 1994) —this is taken from an "out of print" cassette that really needs to be re-issued; it is some of the best music of the genre. The accordion player, Ivan Milev, will be in St. Louis Oct. 1&2. See above for details.