Music from the Hills (Music)
Sun Oct 28th 2012 4.00pm–6.00pm
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Zsarátnok “Vámpírok bálja / Vampire's Ball”
from Holdudvar (Hungaroton (cassette) 1989) —this rather tongue-in-cheek piece is played by a Hungarian group, but the soloist the Bulgarian multi-instrumentalist nikolai parov, who also did work for RiverDance
Kiss Ferenc “Dance Of Death”
from Vízöntõ Kor (Gong 2004) —another tongue-in -cheek piece, this time based on Moldvai Csángó tunes
Ion Fărcaș “Doină din Năsăud, de-a lungul de pe Someș, Joc Ciobănesc din Ilva Mare”
from Rencontre avec la Roumanie: Vallée du Someș (Electrecord (LP)) —a slow song, an introductory slow processional dance, and a couple dance, from northern Transylvania. The soloist is playing a Caval, a long 5-holed shepherd's flute, which is not usually played for dance music.
Téka “Volt Szeretõm, Volt Egy Szép (Öreges Csárdás, Magyar Bece)”
from Erdélyország Sok Szép Vize (Duo Sound 1993) —we now start with pieces from Hungarian-speaking villages in Transylvania which, after all, was part of the Austro-Hungarian empire for hundreds of years.
Téka “Vajdaszentiványi Sebesforduló”
from Erdélyország Sok Szép Vize (Duo Sound 1993) —Magyar Bece is in south Transylvania; this is from the northeast, almost on the slopes of the Carpathian mountains. Nice dance.
Kálmán Balogh “Vajdaszentivanyi Forgatos”
from The Art of the Gipsy Cimbalom (ARC 1998) —we wind up music from the Hungarian villages of Transylvania with this classic recording by the young Kalman Balogh, who has gone on to bigger things...
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