Music from the Hills (Music)
With John Uhlemann
Sun Sep 9th 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
Mighela Cesari “Quistioni (Questions)”
from Di Li Venti, A Rosula (Compass Rose), Mighela Cesari canta Mighele Raffaelli (Chorus/Auvidis 1997) —This Corsican singer showed me there was more to Corsican music than their polyphonic vocal tradition
Mighela Cesari “Dimmi (Dis-moi)”
from Di Li Venti, A Rosula (Compass Rose), Mighela Cesari canta Mighele Raffaelli (Chorus/Auvidis 1997) —Corsican polyphony was an exclusively male tradition until about 25 years ago when all female and mixed groups like this were formed
Ale Moller, Lena Willemark, Per Gudmundson “Frifot - Sven Marit polskan - I Buder”
from Frifot (Caprice 1991) —I found this in a catalogue shortly after starting the show and was astounded. The group came to Focal point twice; the first time the show was sparsely attended, the second time the place was packed.
Rasa “Es cigana delins biju”
from Musiques des rites solaires (Inedit/Auvidis 1995) —Latvian music - from their folk revival, heavy on the old layer pagan songs that had survived in the rural areas. This group and a few others kept the Latvian national folklore alive during the Soviet period, paving the way for an incredible flowering af
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