Music from the Hills (Music)
With John Uhlemann
Sun Mar 17th 2013 4.00pm–6.00pm
Time zone: central
Kremena Stancheva, with Vasilka Andonova & chorus “Vila Moma Venetc”
from Kremena Stancheva (Balkanton) —The first 3 songs are this show are by the great Kremena Stancheva, who died this week. She was "discovered" by Filip Koutev, and sang with his ensemble for 40 years. She already had a repertoire of hundreds of songs when she was sent, in her teens, to
Kate Crossman “The Emigrant's Farewell”
from Kitty's Kitchen ((self) 1996) —It is always surprising to see the numbers of emigrant songs there in Europe - they exist in Albanian , Hungarian, Dutch, Irish, French - all in the local style. Because of the nature of our country we have very few such.