Music from the Hills (Music)
With John Uhlemann
Sun Nov 13th 2011 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
Aleksandr & Gennadi Zovolokin “Triki-Chigiriki” from Narodnaya Shutochnaya Pesnya (Humorous Folk Songs) (RDM 2000)Buy it!
folk chorus of village Ust'-Tsil'm'i “Pro Pozhar” from Narodnaya Shutochnaya Pesnya (Humorous Folk Songs) (RDM 2000) —here accompanied by a single balalaikaBuy it!
Karagod folk ens. “Chto t'i, Xhinka, Gub'i Zhmesh'” from Narodnaya Shutochnaya Pesnya (Humorous Folk Songs) (RDM 2000)Buy it!
Kupina folk ens. “Aleksandr Nevskiy” from Ратная Слава России (Kupina 2005) —this song is accompanied by a group of gusli, a sort of table harp similar to the Finnish kantele, or a large autoharp without buttonsBuy it!
Pokrovsky Ensemble “Timonya” from Mother Russia (FIVEPRO records 2001) —this is a group of small panpipe-like instruments with a gusle the song has a humorous text, unfortunately not known to meBuy it!
Различные Исполнители (ens. of Siberian Folk Song, Novosibirsk) “Камаринская (Небывальщина)” from Антология народной музыки. Душа народа (Melodiya 2005)Buy it!
Различные Исполнители (T. Adolyeva, V. Ryzhkov, & A Kanishev [acc.], A. Podosinnikov [balalaika] “Лимановские страдания (Liman sufferings)” from Антология народной музыки. Душа народа (Melodiya 2005) —this ends the Russian setBuy it!
Timofei Kanash, balalaika “Полька” from Антология Народной Музыки: Белорусская Музыка (Disc 2) (Melodiya 2010) —these 2 polkas are both from Belarus, east of Russia and west of PolandBuy it!
Yegor Kharitonovich Movchan (vocal, kobza) “Thought of 3 Samara Brothers (duma acc. kobza)” from Ukrainian Music (Melodiya 2010) —the Kobza is a sort of vertical table harp, with both fretted and unfretted stringsBuy it!
(Anon. Folk Artists) “Et Erkar Tari” from Armyanskaya Muz'ikal'naya Derevnya (www records 2004) —This begins the Armenian set. This is not the middle-east "bely dance music" that is on a lot of Armenian records, but the music of Armenia in the CaucassusBuy it!
L. Tataraïdze, voice and garmon “Шави мимино (Черный сокол)(black falcon)” from Антология народной музыки (Melodiya 2010) —This begins the Georgian set. This singer has a number of recordings out in her own right, and heads an ensemble for women's music. Her work has been featured on this show before.Buy it!
I. Zakaïdze, N. Kurukhalia and their vocal ens. “Алило (Alilo)” from Антология народной музыки (Melodiya 2010) —this is a sort of carol sung traditionally by singers walking through the streets at Christmas time.Buy it!
Государственный Ансамбль Народной Песни Абхазии, Художественный Руководитель В. Царгуш “Самахьхуаа Ращва (Песня О Самахуа) [Версия 1]” from Антология Народной Музыки: Абхазская Музыка (Melodiya 2010) —this begins a set of music from Abkhazia, now independent, and just east of Georgia, on the Black Sea coastBuy it!
Ансамбль песни и танца "Афыртын", художественный руководитель Б. Багателиа “Аураашьа (Народный Перепляс)” from Антология Народной Музыки: Абхазская Музыка (Melodiya 2010)Buy it!
F. Guseinov (clarinet) & Folk instruments orch. “Dostlug ragsi (friendship dance)” from Антология Народной Музыки: Azerbaijan Music (Melodiya 2009) —this begins a set of Azeri music. Azerbaijan has a culture much like its neighbors, Armenia and Georgia, but they are Moslem and speak a Turkic language.Buy it!
S. Ismailova (voc.) & Folk instruments orch. "Araz" “Nazlana, nazlana (coquettishly)” from Антология Народной Музыки: Azerbaijan Music (Melodiya 2009)Buy it!
M. Agaev (accordion), V. Aliev (nagara) “Gaitagy (Lezginka)” from Антология Народной Музыки: Azerbaijan Music (Melodiya 2009) —"Lezginka" is more of a literary term for a men's solo dance in fast 6/8 done all over the Caucassus.Buy it!
Salamat Sadïkova “Agu-Güy” from The Voice of Kyrgyzstan (Frequency Glide Enterprises www.kyrgyzmusic.com 2001) —Salamat Sadikova is aften called "the voice of Kyrgyz". Here she is with a large radio orchestra; her usual style is to just accompany herself on kobuz, a fressless string instrumentBuy it!
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