Music from the Hills (Music)
With John Uhlemann
Sun Nov 7th 2010 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
Barbu Calomfir “Ca pe vale & Brîu Muntenesc” from Barbu Calomfir (45 rpm disc) (Electrecord) —these tracks were laid down around 1970. The fiddle player is from southern Romania, north of BucharestBuy it!
Bebe Serban with the Ion Albesteanu ens. “Cîntec ca pe Vlașca/ Hora de la Afumați” from Bebe Șerban (45 rpm disc) (Electrecord) —the "cîntec" ("song") is an instrumental genre where the featured soloist plays a slow tune to fast accompaniment. The hora following it shows some urban influences (from muzică lăutărească).Buy it!
Victor Gore “Horă Ploieștenilor /Maneaua Constantenilor” from Victor Gore (45 rpm disc) (Electrecord) —This famous urban musician had his own orchestra with his brother (the Frații Gore ensemble) and accompanied many of the famous Roma singers of the late 20th century.Buy it!
Ion Strimbeanu “Horă de la Corbeni & Geampara de la Topraisar” from Ion Strimbeanu - Cobza (45rpm disc) (Electrecord) —the Cobza is a fretless lute used in villages that could not afford a cimbalom player. It became a solo instrument after WWIIBuy it!
Gheoghe Zamfir, with Pantelimon Stînga, Efta Botoca, Petru Vidrean, Marin Chisăr and Ion Mihaescu “Suite Muntenénienne” from Gheoghe Zamfir -le Génie de la flûte de pan (Philips (LP) 1973) —This consists of several song and dance tunes: pe marginea Dunarii/Cît e Siriul de mare; Mîndra mea-i de la Buzău/Apune maică lui Maria/Geaba-i lună egaba-i stale/DEar-fi mîndra unde-i luna; Hora din fluier & Hora ca la nuntă; Lelița Ioana; Brîul & OpinkaBuy it!
Florea Cioacă “Mierlita Cand e Bolnava” from Comori ale muzicii lăutăresti - Florea Cioacă - vioară (Electrecord) —another of the great Roma fiddle players from southern RomaniaBuy it!
Florea Cioacă “Hora lui Buică (Hora spoitorilor)” from Comori ale muzicii lăutăresti - Florea Cioacă - vioară (Electrecord)Buy it!
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