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Spinitron - KDHX: Music from the Hills Sun Nov 13th 2011

Music from the Hills (Music)

Sun Nov 13th 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

4:00pm

Kupina folk ens. “Polno Vam (Cossack song)”
from Ратная Слава России (Kupina 2005) —and thus begins our show of "music of the Soviet Republics" - not complete, but a lot of variety

4:07pm

folk chorus of village Ust'-Tsil'm'i “Pro Pozhar”
from Narodnaya Shutochnaya Pesnya (Humorous Folk Songs) (RDM 2000) —here accompanied by a single balalaika

4:09pm

Karagod folk ens. “Chto t'i, Xhinka, Gub'i Zhmesh'”
from Narodnaya Shutochnaya Pesnya (Humorous Folk Songs) (RDM 2000)

4:10pm

Kupina folk ens. “Kazachya ("the Cossack's song")”
from Ратная Слава России (Kupina 2005)

4:17pm

Kupina folk ens. “Aleksandr Nevskiy”
from Ратная Слава России (Kupina 2005) —this song is accompanied by a group of gusli, a sort of table harp similar to the Finnish kantele, or a large autoharp without buttons

4:20pm

Pokrovsky Ensemble “Timonya”
from Mother Russia (FIVEPRO records 2001) —this is a group of small panpipe-like instruments with a gusle the song has a humorous text, unfortunately not known to me

4:33pm

Timofei Kanash, balalaika “Полька”
from Антология Народной Музыки: Белорусская Музыка (Disc 2) (Melodiya 2010) —these 2 polkas are both from Belarus, east of Russia and west of Poland

4:38pm

Yegor Kharitonovich Movchan (vocal, kobza) “Thought of 3 Samara Brothers (duma acc. kobza)”
from Ukrainian Music (Melodiya 2010) —the Kobza is a sort of vertical table harp, with both fretted and unfretted strings

4:41pm

Il'gam Shahirov “Kerfekleren sinen nige kara?”
from Tatarskaya Narodnaya Pesnya (RDM 2000) —This and the next show the typical pentatonic mode that Tatar tunes are in.

4:49pm

F. Bilyalov “Merdane”
from Tatarskaya Narodnaya Pesnya (RDM 2000) —this tune in 6/8 has some Caucassian influences

4:53pm

(Anon. Folk Artists) “Et Erkar Tari”
from Armyanskaya Muz'ikal'naya Derevnya (www records 2004) —This begins the Armenian set. This is not the middle-east "bely dance music" that is on a lot of Armenian records, but the music of Armenia in the Caucassus

5:04pm

M. Grigorian, V. Shaginian, & Armenian State ens. “Мер Тагворин Инч Ку Питер (What did our bridegroom need a bouquet for?)”
from Антология Народной Музыки: Армянская Музыка (Melodiya 2010)

5:06pm

Armenia State ensemble “Сардарапат (Народный Танец)”
from Антология Народной Музыки: Армянская Музыка (Melodiya 2010)

5:10pm

Сирушо “чампед Кспасем”
from Созвездие Хитов - Армянские песни (Megalainer 2009) —a sort of Armenian pop with traditional elements, as are the next 2 selections

5:17pm

Арман Оганесян “Джеиран Бала”
from Созвездие Хитов - Армянские песни (Megalainer 2009) —the melodic line here is very Turkish, but the language is Armenian (not at all a Turkic language)

5:24pm

L. Tataraïdze, voice and garmon “Шави мимино (Черный сокол)(black falcon)”
from Антология народной музыки (Melodiya 2010) —This begins the Georgian set. This singer has a number of recordings out in her own right, and heads an ensemble for women's music. Her work has been featured on this show before.

5:26pm

I. Zakaïdze, N. Kurukhalia and their vocal ens. “Алило (Alilo)”
from Антология народной музыки (Melodiya 2010) —this is a sort of carol sung traditionally by singers walking through the streets at Christmas time.

5:29pm

Instr. group of "Rustavi" State Folk Music ens. “Мтилури (мужской танец)(mtiuluri)”
from Антология народной музыки (Melodiya 2010)

5:34pm

Государственный Ансамбль Народной Песни Абхазии, Художественный Руководитель В. Царгуш “Самахьхуаа Ращва (Песня О Самахуа) [Версия 1]”
from Антология Народной Музыки: Абхазская Музыка (Melodiya 2010) —this begins a set of music from Abkhazia, now independent, and just east of Georgia, on the Black Sea coast

5:41pm

F. Guseinov (clarinet) & Folk instruments orch. “Dostlug ragsi (friendship dance)”
from Антология Народной Музыки: Azerbaijan Music (Melodiya 2009) —this begins a set of Azeri music. Azerbaijan has a culture much like its neighbors, Armenia and Georgia, but they are Moslem and speak a Turkic language.

5:48pm

M. Agaev (accordion), V. Aliev (nagara) “Gaitagy (Lezginka)”
from Антология Народной Музыки: Azerbaijan Music (Melodiya 2009) —"Lezginka" is more of a literary term for a men's solo dance in fast 6/8 done all over the Caucassus.

12:00am

Salamat Sadïkova “Agu-Güy”
from The Voice of Kyrgyzstan (Frequency Glide Enterprises www.kyrgyzmusic.com 2001) —Salamat Sadikova is aften called "the voice of Kyrgyz". Here she is with a large radio orchestra; her usual style is to just accompany herself on kobuz, a fressless string instrument


Like everything else, times are approximate. Spinitron and this station are not liable for errors or omissions.