Music from the Hills (Music)
Sun Nov 20th 2011 4.00pm–6.00pm
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Time zone: central
Eli Fara (with Merita Halili) “Kolazh (Mora Rrugen per Janine)” from Përtej (Fuga)Buy it!
Fëmjët e Gjirokarës (Gjirokaster children's choir) “Bajamet e Lagjes” from Obelisku (Vodafone Albania foundation) —this is sung using the traditional polyphonic style of southern AlbaniaBuy it!
Dashuri Hysa & Fiqerete Doko “Të kanë ardhur shokët” from Loz një mollë, loz një ftua (Elrodi)Buy it!
Dashuri Hysa & Fiqerete Doko “Krushqë” from Loz një mollë, loz një ftua (Elrodi)Buy it!
Eli Fara “Çupeze Beqari Moj” from Hitet Popullore (Fuga)Buy it!
Rilinda Velaj “Ylli sabahut” from Diaspora - sofra e kenges (Elrodi 2009)Buy it!
Lazarela “Gajdexhiu” from Maratona volumi 4 (Elrodi 2009)Buy it!
Grupi Termi Tepelene “Mos aman per koken ten” from Maratona volumi 4 (Elrodi 2009)Buy it!
Liri Rasha “Shetita ane e mbane” from Nusja me te bardha (Elrodi)Buy it!
Liri Rasha “Shkurta e Hoklit” from Nusja me te bardha (Elrodi)Buy it!
Liri Rasha “Shtate Liqejte elures” from Nusja me te bardha (Elrodi)Buy it!
Shkurte Fejza “Gurbeti” from Rapsodët Sëbashku (Fenix) —this, and the next 2 selections, are all by former Kosovo singers, now recording on Albanian labelsBuy it!
Remzie Osmani “Kur bashkon hana dy nana” from Rapsodët Sëbashku (Fenix) —a song in 5/8, divided 2+3Buy it!
Nikoll Nikprelaj “Kënga e Zagrepit” from Rapsodët Sëbashku (Fenix) —the weird "field recording" intro is not explained. The song, except for the percussion, is very traditional. Nikprelaj originally trained as a medical student, but gave it up to become a singer. His first tape was recorded in the 1980sBuy it!
Sh. Levendi & S. Lame “Leskovik o gur i thatë” from Mariola - Për gëzime (Elrodi) —"Leskovik, O dry stone" - Leskovik is a village in the barren mountains that divide modern day Greece from Albania.Buy it!
Voçi “Shikoj në dritare” from Mariola - Për gëzime (Elrodi)Buy it!
Refat Sulejmani “Salo moj Salushe” from Mariola - Për gëzime (Elrodi)Buy it!
Vëllezërit Aliu “Oj fato fato” from Vëllezërit Aliu (Albanota) —This is in modern "slow chochek" style. The Aliu brothers come from north Kosovë.Buy it!
Irma (Libohova) “Guri Xixa” from Napoloni (Elrodi) —this is a sort of "folk-disco" bit. She follows her with a chochek in the next selectionBuy it!
Irma (Libohova) “Arvanitase” from Napoloni (Elrodi)Buy it!
Dani “Potpuri Dasme (1)” from Turbo Mix Dasmash (Fenix) —"Dasmash" and "Dasme" in these titles refer to "wedding" - this is basically an Albanian Rom wedding DJ set. The "tracks" are artificial - this is essentially one long take without separation.Buy it!
Dani “Veshu Plakë (potpuri dasme 2)” from Turbo Mix Dasmash (Fenix)Buy it!
Dani “Tallava (potpuri dasme 3)” from Turbo Mix Dasmash (Fenix)Buy it!
Like everything else, times are approximate.
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