Music from the Hills (Music)
With John Uhlemann
Sun Mar 4th 2012 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
Kaivama “Pirun Polska” from Kaivama (self 2011) —this group and Arto Järvelän will be at Focal Point Friday, March 9, at 8pm. this will be a great concert for those who like Fiddle playing generally, and especially Finnish music.Buy it!
Ethem Qirimi “Caba For The Violin” from L'Albanie Mysterieuse / Mysterious Albania (ARC www.arcmusic.co.uk 2002) —This is mostly a re-issue of an LP put out by Marcel Cellier on his own label in the early 1980sBuy it!
Kyriakos Gouventas “Choros Tis Mavris Thalassas - Mantilatos” from Greek Folk Instruments - Violin (FM) —Mantilatos translates as "handkerchief dance" - just as Rûchenitsa does. Both are in 7/8Buy it!
Enver Mačer with Ferus Mustafov ork. “Ramno Prilepsko” from RTB EP-14757 (RTB (45rpm disc)) —this type of Macedonian urban music is called "Chalgiya" and is derived from turkish classical musicBuy it!
Ivan Boichev and Izvor orchestra “Пакевско хоро” from Ivan Boichev and Izvor orchestra (Balkanton (cassette) 1981) —there is very little violin music recorded in Bulgaria after WWII, at least in folk musicBuy it!
M. Krnjević “Poziv kolo ("invitation kolo")” from 16 Yugoslavian Dances created by Ciga Despotović (RTB (LP)) —"kolo" is the all purpose term in Serbia and Croatia for line and circle dances. This is an unusually slow one for Serbia...Buy it!
Danilo Kozarski & Melvin Dokich with Kapugi bros. orch. “Sitno Kolo” from (78 rpm disc) (Balkan (78 rpm record)) —this was recorded in the US in the 1940s, and is a classic of Serbian violin duet music. it makes a great U Sest...Buy it!
Virgil Muzur “Kolo Politia” from Master Of The Romainian Fiddle (Auvidis/Ethnic 1996) —this Banat Romanian Serb/Rom player is here making fun of the police during the Ceausescu era, hence the siren imitationBuy it!
Mihai Botofei “Doina Miresii de la Moreni” from Mihai Botofei (Electrecord (LP)) —this, and the next several cuts, are from the Moldavian (eastern Romanian) tradition. The name means a slow lament of the bride, from MoreniBuy it!
Alexandru Țitruș “Învîrtita de la Unirea” from Alexandru Țitruș - Doine și jocuri de pe Mureș și Someș (Electrecord (LP)) —This is music from central Transylvania. The învîrtita is a couple dance in a very syncopated rhythmBuy it!
Alexandru Țitruș “Hațegana de la Unirea” from Alexandru Țitruș - Doine și jocuri de pe Mureș și Someș (Electrecord (LP))Buy it!
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