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Spinitron - KDHX: Music from the Hills Sun Nov 13th 2011

Music from the Hills (Music)

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


Kupina folk ens. “Polno Vam (Cossack song)”
from Ратная Слава России (Kupina 2005) —and thus begins our show of "music of the Soviet Republics" - not complete, but a lot of variety


folk chorus of village Ust'-Tsil'm'i “Pro Pozhar”
from Narodnaya Shutochnaya Pesnya (Humorous Folk Songs) (RDM 2000) —here accompanied by a single balalaika


Karagod folk ens. “Chto t'i, Xhinka, Gub'i Zhmesh'”
from Narodnaya Shutochnaya Pesnya (Humorous Folk Songs) (RDM 2000)


Kupina folk ens. “Kazachya ("the Cossack's song")”
from Ратная Слава России (Kupina 2005)


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 buttons


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 me


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 Poland


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 strings


Il'gam Shahirov “Kerfekleren sinen nige kara?”
from Tatarskaya Narodnaya Pesnya (RDM 2000) —This and the next show the typical pentatonic mode that Tatar tunes are in.


F. Bilyalov “Merdane”
from Tatarskaya Narodnaya Pesnya (RDM 2000) —this tune in 6/8 has some Caucassian influences


(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 Caucassus


M. Grigorian, V. Shaginian, & Armenian State ens. “Мер Тагворин Инч Ку Питер (What did our bridegroom need a bouquet for?)”
from Антология Народной Музыки: Армянская Музыка (Melodiya 2010)


Armenia State ensemble “Сардарапат (Народный Танец)”
from Антология Народной Музыки: Армянская Музыка (Melodiya 2010)


Сирушо “чампед Кспасем”
from Созвездие Хитов - Армянские песни (Megalainer 2009) —a sort of Armenian pop with traditional elements, as are the next 2 selections


Арман Оганесян “Джеиран Бала”
from Созвездие Хитов - Армянские песни (Megalainer 2009) —the melodic line here is very Turkish, but the language is Armenian (not at all a Turkic language)


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.


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.


Instr. group of "Rustavi" State Folk Music ens. “Мтилури (мужской танец)(mtiuluri)”
from Антология народной музыки (Melodiya 2010)


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 coast


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.


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.


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 instrument

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