Music from the Hills (Music)
With John Uhlemann
Sun Oct 30th 2011 4.00pm–6.00pm
Time zone: central
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.Buy it!
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.Buy it!
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.Buy it!
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.Buy it!
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))Buy it!