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Spinitron - KDHX: Music from the Hills Sun Oct 30th 2011

Music from the Hills (Music)

Sun Oct 30th 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


Zsarátnok “Vámpírok bálja / Vampire's Ball”
from Holdudvar (Hungaroton (cassette) 1989)


Kiss Ferenc “Dance Of Death”
from Vízöntõ Kor (Gong 2004)


Kanalas Eva & Fabri Geza “Kilenc Szekér”
from Énekes Füner ((self-produced cassette) 1993) —This remains my favorite recording of songs from the Moldvai Csángó, a Hungarian minority group living on the Eastern Slopes of the Carpthian mountains in Romania.


Kárpátia “Keserves és kezesek”
from Kárpátia (Etnofon 1998) —It is no mistake this sounds like Klezmer music - many Jews ived in the area and a lot of common characteristics can be heard in the music.


Kanalas Eva & Fabri Geza “Tegnap voltam zab aratni...Fut a bácsi...”
from Énekes Füner ((self-produced cassette) 1993)


Csürrentő “Stica”
from Moldvai Csángó Tánczene (Kiadja & Fakutya 2009) —ths was recorded live at a dance in Budapest, but is typical Moldvai Csángó music


Ciprian Porumbescu ens. Suceava “Păhărel cu Floricele”
from Bucovina II (Electrecord (LP)) —literally, "the flowered glass" which was offered to the bride and groom for fertility. This begins our survey of music from Bucovina, a mountain area in northern Romania.


Ciprian Porumbescu ens. Suceava “Hora din Voinitel”
from Bucovina I (Electrecord (LP))


Alexandru Bidirel “Foaie Verde Nucă Seacă”
from Alexandru Bidirel (Electrecord (LP))


Alexandru Bidirel “De Trei Ori pe Lîngă Masă”
from Alexandru Bidirel (Electrecord (LP)) —this finishes our set of music from Bucovina


Sofia Vicoveanca “Of, urât și iar urât”
from Sofia - Bukovina songs (Oriente Music 2001) —this singer records with both Moldavian Romanian and republic of Moldova orchestras


Sofia Vicoveanca “Scripcaraș cu struna veche”
from Sofia - Bukovina songs (Oriente Music 2001)


Ion Drăgoi “Doină Moldovenească”
from Ion Drăgoi (Deesse) —a beautiful example of the "slow tune, fast accompaniment" style seen throughout the northern Balkans


Mihai Botofei “Joc de doi de la Botești”
from Mihai Botofei (Electrecord (LP))


Mihai Botofei “Sîrba de la Vădurele”
from Mihai Botofei (Electrecord (LP))


Adam Stînga - trompetă “Doina Balvașniței”
from Mărgăritare Lăutărești (Eurostar 2004)


Adam Stînga - trompetă “Sîrba lui Toader”
from Mărgăritare Lăutărești (Eurostar 2004)


Itzhak Perlman with Brave Old World “Trad: Doina Naftule”
from Live In The Fiddler's House (Angel 1996) —a tune by the great Klezmer clarinet player Naftule Brandwein


Brave Old World “Basarabye”
from In The Fiddler's House (Angel 1995)


Odessa Klezmer band “Hora”
from Isaac's Dry Tree (Etnofon 2000)


Odessa Klezmer band “Fiancé From The Carpathians”
from Isaac's Dry Tree (Etnofon 2000) —and thus ends our sampling of Jewish music from Moldova, or thereabouts


Téka “Vajdaszentiványi Sebesforduló”
from Erdélyország Sok Szép Vize (Duo Sound 1993) —This Transylvanian village borders on the Szekely lands against the western slopes of the Carpathian mountians in Romania. The population is largely Hungarian-speaking.


Magos Zenekar “Forduló És Cigánycsárdás (Magyarpéterlaka)”
from Táncház-Népzene 2009 (Hagyományok Háza 2009) —a group of dances from the Szekély lands


Alexandru Țitruș “Suită de doine și jocuri de pe Mureș (Doină / Haidăul / Hațegana / Joc de Nuntă / Hațegana) )”
from Alexandru Țitruș - Doine și jocuri de pe Mureș și Someș (Electrecord (LP))


Fishtank Ensemble “Epagnolette”
from Woman In Sin (self-released 2010)

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