Music from the Hills (Music)
Sun Nov 6th 2011 4.00pm–6.00pm
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DùnyA “Açış (dance songs from the country-1)”
from Dünya Size Güller Bize (Dünya 2009) —these next 3 selections are really part of a single piece. The instrument here is the çeng - a wire-strung harp of great antiquity (carvings of it can be seen on Assyrian temple walls). The Turks were the last to use it - maily for classical music of th
Candan Erçetin “Hazırım” (Topkopi Müzik 1995) —This singer was born in Thracian Turkey and is partly of Albanian extraction. She specializes in Balkan tunes.
Candan Erçetin “Nar Çiçeğım”
from Hazırım (Topkopi Müzik 1995) —this song is known as "Rumelaj" in the Balkans - it is usually sung in Romany. The Hungarian group "Kalyi Jag" has recorded it as well.
Erol Köker & Gülay Özer “Ben Bir Avuç Darı Olsam”
from Igdir (Ulus Müzik 2005) —this region is in the northeast of Turkey - nearthe Caucassis mountains, and shows the typical 6/8 time, here divided both as 3+3 and 2+2+2
Cengiz Selimoğlu “Gaybana Sevdaluk”
from Ortanca (Senseç Müzik 2009) —with this cut we start our music from the Black Sea coast. These singers are Turkish and Laz speakers. Laz is a Georgian - related language, but the Laz live almost exclusively on the Black Sea coast.
from Nayino (Kalan Müzik 2010) —This is in Georgian, in a dialect found on the eastern Black Sea coast.
from Nayino (Kalan Müzik 2010) —done in a more self-consciously Georgian style, this tune then morphs into Cilveloy, a tune found all over Northeastern Turkey.
Karmate “Oy Çalamadum Gitti”
from Nayino (Kalan Müzik 2010) —this is in more typical Black Sea 7/8 and instrumentation
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