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Spinitron - KDHX: Music from the Hills Sun Sep 19th 2010

Music from the Hills (Music)

Sun Sep 19th 2010 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


Fejat Sedić brass ens. “Kacabačko Kolo”
from Fejat Sejdić / Kola (RTB 1976)


Dave Zupkovich Orchestra “Kokonješte kolo”
from 45 rpm disc (Balkan 1975) —This south Chicago Band was a favorite in the 1940-50s


Banat Tamburitza Orchestra “Malo Kolo”
from The Banat Tamburitza Orchestra (Festival Records) —This group was one of the first to form in the US from immigrant musicians. They were born in a Serbian village in what is now Romania, but came to the US and founded this group in 1912 in Elizabeth, New Jersey


Banat Tamburitza Orchestra “Veliko Kolo”
from The Banat Tamburitza Orchestra (Festival Records) —The name means "The Great Kolo" because it was done only by the better dancers. Like Elgar's "Enigma Variations", there is a basic structure, but no one ever actually danced it - only one's personal interpretation of it, all done in a shoulder hold.


Johnny Krizančić's Marjon Tamburitzans “Moravac”
from Kolo Party (Marjon International Music) —This was recorded in Hermitage,PA, in the 1960's. The band members included Lou Markulin, himself a famous tamburaši


KUD Branko Radičević, Ruma “Madjarac”
from Dances of Srem ((Dennis Boxell, prod)) —this is played on a tambura samica


KUD Branko Radičević, Ruma “Šantavi Madjarac”
from Dances of Srem ((Dennis Boxell, prod)) —this is the full ens.


Otrov “Šokačko Kolo”
from Baština Hrvatskog Sela (private 2004)


Otrov “Splet Slavonskih Kola”
from Na Gaži ((private))


Krunoslav Kico Slabinac “Hej, Bećari” (RTB) —from an LP. this is Slavonian style singing and playing


Skitnice “Mađarac”
from Sviraj svirče drmeša ((private) 2001)


Vizin “Malo Kolo”
from Panonska Zona (Sonex (cassette))


Vizin “Po dvoje”
from Panonska Zona (Sonex (cassette)) —this group hails from southern Hungary, from the Slavic population around the town of Pécs


Vujicsics Ensemble, with Marta Sebestyen “Jozo”
from Podravina (R-e-DISC) —again, from the Slavic population of Southern Hungary


Vujicsics “Alaj volim”
from Samo Sviraj (R-e-DISC 1997) —another suite of songs from the Slavic population of Hungary


Sondorgo “Oj stari starče...”
from Oj, Stari (Teleferic) —these are the sons


Sondorgo “Banatsko Kolo”
from Oj, Stari... (Teleferic) —this, again, is the tune for Mađarac


Sondorgo “Jova”
from Oj, Javore (Teleferic) —this is very close to the Serbian stye of tambura music heard in Pittsburgh, Chicago and St. Louis 60/70 years ago


Janika Balaž with Zvonko Bogdan “Somborski Bećarac/Jeftaničevo Kolo”
from Zvuci Tamburice (LP) (RTS) —a Hungarian/Rom tambura player from the Vojvodina area of Serbia


George Skrbina Tamburitza orchestra “Hopshy Kolo”
from Happy Tamburitza Melodies (London (LP)) —this is the same tune as Radikalko, and looks like a rather jumpy version of Šetnja


Popovich Brothers “Ćep ćep”
from Popovich Brothers of South Chicago ((private)) —this is the classic group of Chicago / they played together for 50 years


Popovich Brothers “A Salaju”
from Popovich Brothers of South Chicago ((private)) —they finish with a fast kolo


Steve Vesolich with the Duquesne University Tamburitzans “Osman Aga”
from Kolo (Du-Tam (LP)) —songs about the times of the Ottoman Empire were common in the early repertoire - this is one of those


Jedinstvo Tamburica Orchestra “Pod Padaj Lišče/Sitno Kolo”
from Jedinstvo Tamburica ((self)) —this group is from Arizona

Like everything else, times are approximate. Spinitron and this station are not liable for errors or omissions.