Music from the Hills (Music)
With John Uhlemann
Sun Dec 25th 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
The Mellstock Band “Glory Shone Around” from Glad Tidings - A West Gallery Christmas (Musical Heritage Society 2007) —an example of unaccompanied West Gallery singing. this tradition came across the Atlantic during Colonial times and was taken up by William Billings and other American composers and became the shape note tradition we have still preserved in the AmericanBuy it!
Columbus Consort “While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks By Night” from Christmas in Early America (Channel Classic 1993) —this is from the more formal American Episcopal Church tradition of the late 18th century and has a lot in common with Georgian English music.Buy it!
Sileas “Christmas Day in the Morning (Oidhche Nollaig)” from File Under Christmas ((self) www.izvormusic.com) —one of my favorite Christmas recordings, these two musicians (Mary Macmaster and Patsy Seddon) put out this cassette for a winter concert tour and never released it to a wider audience, to my knowledgeBuy it!
A magyar dudzenekar (The Hungarian Pipeband) “Karácsonyi dallamok” from Dudásom, dudásom, kedves muzsikásom (Hangvetó 2004) —thie begins our Hungarian set, with a bunch of songs accompanied by a whole group of bagpipes of the Hungarian typeBuy it!
Kobzos “Karácsony (Nativitas) - Egy angyal...” from Három aranyalma (Kobzos 2009) —this is a carol from the Moldvai Csango - a Hungarian minority group living on the Eastern Slopes of the Carpathians in RomaniaBuy it!
Werchowyna “Jak s'iew Jsos Chrystos” from Pieśni Święte i grzeszne (Konador) —a song from Ukraine, probably from the Lemko dialect group - the Lemko are found in southeastern Poland and northeastern Slovakia as wellBuy it!
Muzička “Koledy (Goral, Kysuce, &Terchova)” from Muzička  ((sent as an mp3 by the Musicians) 2011) N —similar carols sung in the styles of the areas listed, all a short "drive" from each other, but very different in style because of the mountains that divide them.Buy it!
Cimbálová Muzika Stanislava Gabriela a Jan Přeučil “Krásná Panna” from Neseme Vám tú novinu (Indies Scope www.indies.eu 2011) N —this and the next 2 selections are from Southeastern MoraviaBuy it!
Cimbálová Muzika Stanislava Gabriela a Jan Přeučil “Daj Pán Bůh večer” from Neseme Vám tú novinu (Indies Scope www.indies.eu 2011) N Buy it!
Cimbálová Muzika Stanislava Gabriela a Jan Přeučil “Vinšuju vám dobrý deň” from Neseme Vám tú novinu (Indies Scope www.indies.eu 2011) N Buy it!
Soubor úsvit, České Budjějovice, Malá Muzika, Jaroslav Krček “Hopsa, pacholátka - Kmotr Bouček” from Česke Vanočni Koledy —this and the next selection are from the Bohemian tradition of soing Christmas songs to bagpipe accompanimentBuy it!
Soubor úsvit, České Budjějovice, Malá Muzika, Jaroslav Krček “Hle, hle, támle v Betlémě” from Česke Vanočni KoledyBuy it!
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