Music from the Hills (Music)
With John Uhlemann
Sun Apr 29th 2012 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
Magos Zenekar “Magyarpéterlaki forduló és cigánycsárdás” from Magos USA tour '12 (self 2012) —these folks did a fabulous job at their concert this week. I hope they will return to St. Louis in the future.Buy it!
Maria I Kapela Ciupagersi “Mom Takiego ptoska/Nie Bedym Jo Kasi” from Muzyka Spiska (folk 2002) —this is from the Polish side of the border with Slovakia. "Spisz" music sound very Hungarian to a Pole, probably because the Hungarians controlled the area historicallyBuy it!
Ján Kroták, Martin Kubinec “Hej, na vrch na Poľane” from Fujaristi z Kokavy (Akcent www.akcentrecords.sk/ 1999) —Here the singer accompanies himself on a fujara, a 6 foot long "bass recorder" played mostly with overtones (there are only 3 finger holes)Buy it!
Katka Holšková & Ludová hudba Miroslava Dudíka “Záhorácke žartovné:Prad'te, prad'te, pradulenky/Naša Kača/Gdo sce pjeknú ženu mjec” from Muzikanti, kemu hráte (Diskant (cassette)) —Záhoria is in western Slovakia. The title means "joking songs"Buy it!
Barbara Matáková, Pavol Kužma & Ĺudová hudba pri MsKS Čadca “Horička zelena/Hora, hora, hora visoka/Ej, hora, hora” from Piesne z Kysúc (Akcent www.akcentrecords.sk/ 2007)Buy it!
Barbara Matáková & Ĺudová hudba pri MsKS Čadca “Šedži, šedži f tej koľaji ftača/Jako ši ti, lastovička, ľetala/Dudali dudanki” from Piesne z Kysúc (Akcent www.akcentrecords.sk/ 2007) —the rhythm of this group of songs is very unusual on most parts of Europe, but is found in this area of Slovakia, neighboring Moravia, among the Romanians of Transylvania, and in southern Albania. There has been much speculation about this since the oneBuy it!
Helena Zahradníková & Stanislav Palúch (cimbal) “A co še to pot tu horu beleje” from Vršek, Dolinečka Ĺudové piesne z Turzovky a okolia (Akcent www.akcentrecords.sk/ 2006) —this and the next selection, are songs that would have been unaccompanied traditionally. Here we get a cimbalom.Buy it!
Helena Zahradníková & Ĺudová hudba Stavbár zo Žiliny “Pridiže mi, pridi/Prelečala gulička/Vezmi me, Janko, za ženu” from Vršek, Dolinečka Ĺudové piesne z Turzovky a okolia (Akcent www.akcentrecords.sk/ 2006) —The songs in this part of the show are largely in Lydian mode (like F to F on a piano, but without the B flat); sometimes called mountain modeBuy it!
Térchovska muzika Rozsutec “Veru sme my chlapci/Na Skale Rozsutci/Chlapci Rozsutčiari” from Na skale Rozsutci (Akcent www.akcentrecords.sk/ 1995) —This begins the part of the show with music from the Mala Fatra and Tatra mountains of northwestern Slovakia and southern PolandBuy it!
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