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Spinitron - KDHX: Music from the Hills Sun Oct 28th 2012

Music from the Hills (Music)

Sun Oct 28th 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

4:00pm

Zsarátnok “Vámpírok bálja / Vampire's Ball” from Holdudvar (Hungaroton (cassette) 1989) —this rather tongue-in-cheek piece is played by a Hungarian group, but the soloist the Bulgarian multi-instrumentalist nikolai parov, who also did work for RiverDanceBuy it!

4:04pm

Kiss Ferenc “Dance Of Death” from Vízöntõ Kor (Gong 2004) —another tongue-in -cheek piece, this time based on Moldvai Csángó tunesBuy it!

4:11pm

Aurel Negrea “Ardeleana Lugojenilor” from Ensemble folklorique "Banatul" (Electrecord (LP)) —a dance from Lugoj, in southwestern Transylvania, and home town of Bela Lugosi (true!)Buy it!

4:16pm

orchestra populară a Filarmonicii din Oradea “Scuturatul din Sîmbăta” from la horă-n sat Bihor (Electrecord (LP)) —we start our traversal of Transylvanian music with msuic from Bihor, a mountainous area on the western edge of Transylvania and home to some of the oldest layer of Romanian music.Buy it!

4:18pm

Viorica Flintașu “Facută mi-o fost Gura” from Rencontre avec la Roumani - Bihor (Electrecord (LP)) —the most famous of the old-time Bihor mountain singers, her backed by a studio orchestraBuy it!

4:21pm

orchestra George Vancu “Joc Bătrînesc din Roșia” from Rencontre avec la Roumani - Bihor (Electrecord (LP))Buy it!

4:24pm

Florica Duma “Vai de mine, multe știu” from Pe Dealul Bihării-n sus (BIK (cassette))Buy it!

4:25pm

Florica Bradu “mi-o poruncit cucul mie” from Lioară, Lioară (Electrecord (LP))Buy it!

4:26pm

Petru Bundiș “Ardelenesc din Săcădat” from Deux virtoses du vilon Gheorghe Rada - Petru Bundiș (Electrecord (LP))Buy it!

4:35pm

Ion Fărcaș “Doină din Năsăud, de-a lungul de pe Someș, Joc Ciobănesc din Ilva Mare” from Rencontre avec la Roumanie: Vallée du Someș (Electrecord (LP)) —a slow song, an introductory slow processional dance, and a couple dance, from northern Transylvania. The soloist is playing a Caval, a long 5-holed shepherd's flute, which is not usually played for dance music.Buy it!

4:38pm

Mia Dan “De-ar ști daomne cineva” from Rencontre avec la Roumanie: Vallée du Someș (Electrecord (LP))Buy it!

4:41pm

Iosif Ghemant “Bărbunc din Gherla” from Rencontre avec la Roumanie: Vallée du Someș (Electrecord (LP)) —This could just as easily be a Hungarian dance from this mixed area, and, indeed, this Roma player probably played for weddings of both ethnic groups.Buy it!

4:43pm

Alexandru Țitruș “Purtată de pe Someș” from Alexandru Țitruș vol. II (Electrecord (LP)) —The most famous of the mid-20th century Transylvanian fiddlers, Titrus is claimed by both Hungarians and Romanians, but was Roma and knew the whole repertoire.Buy it!

4:46pm

Alexandru Țitruș “Ardeleană de pe Someș” from Alexandru Țitruș vol. II (Electrecord (LP))Buy it!

4:48pm

Alexandru Țitruș “Hațegana de pe Someș” from Doine și jocuri de pe Mureș și Someș (Electrecord (LP))Buy it!

4:56pm

Iosif Ghemant “Joc Bătrînesc din Mintiul Gherlei” from two virtuosos of the violin (Electrecord (LP)) —a slow dance with a melody of the type favored by villages that had a mixed Hungarian and Romanian population.Buy it!

4:58pm

Iosif Ghemant “Joc de Înciput din Bunești” from two virtuosos of the violin (Electrecord (LP)) —beautiful fiddle playing by another Roma musician from North TransylvaniaBuy it!

5:02pm

Hendric Iorga “Învîrtită din Românași și Joc de Carăbi” from Trois virtuoses du violon (Electrecord (LP)) —beautiful fiddle playing by another Roma musician from North Transylvania. Note the bagpipe imitation tune at the end.Buy it!

5:08pm

Țarina din Alba Iulia “Învîrtita din Cunța” from Ensembles Folkloriques - Țarina din Alba Iulia (Electrecord (LP)) —Alba Iulia is in the south of Transylvania.Buy it!

5:10pm

Țarina din Alba Iulia “Fecioreasca din Lanrăm Sebeș” from Ensembles Folkloriques - Țarina din Alba Iulia (Electrecord (LP))Buy it!

5:13pm

Marinela Zegrean Istici “Io la joc cand ma pornesc” from Am un dragut cat un ied (Electrecord www.electrecord.ro 2002)Buy it!

5:20pm

Ilie și Radu Vincu “Brîul lui Laie și brîu de la Marga” from Ilie și Radu Vincu (Electrecord (LP)) —this is technically from Banat, but I just had to play this amazing piece before I went on to the Hungarian traditionBuy it!

5:23pm

Téka “Volt Szeretõm, Volt Egy Szép (Öreges Csárdás, Magyar Bece)” from Erdélyország Sok Szép Vize (Duo Sound 1993) —we now start with pieces from Hungarian-speaking villages in Transylvania which, after all, was part of the Austro-Hungarian empire for hundreds of years.Buy it!

5:26pm

Téka “Vajdaszentiványi Sebesforduló” from Erdélyország Sok Szép Vize (Duo Sound 1993) —Magyar Bece is in south Transylvania; this is from the northeast, almost on the slopes of the Carpathian mountains. Nice dance.Buy it!

5:34pm

Magos Zenekar “Forduló És Cigánycsárdás (Magyarpéterlaka)” from Táncház-Népzene 2009 (Hagyományok Háza 2009) —music from the next village over...Buy it!

5:39pm

Szalonna és bandája “Vajdaszentiványi muzsika” from Népzene a kárpátmedenéből (FolkEurópa Kiadó 2010)Buy it!

5:45pm

Kálmán Balogh “Vajdaszentivanyi Forgatos” from The Art of the Gipsy Cimbalom (ARC www.arcmusic.co.uk 1998) —we wind up music from the Hungarian villages of Transylvania with this classic recording by the young Kalman Balogh, who has gone on to bigger things...Buy it!

5:50pm

Muzsikás “Szászrégeni szidó tánc” from Maramoros - The Lost Jewish Music of Transylvania (Rykodisc 1993) —There were Jews in every urban area of Transylvania up to WW II. Some of the roma musician who played for their weddings contributed to this and the next recordingBuy it!

5:54pm

Muzsikás “Hat A Jid A Wejbele” from Maramoros - The Lost Jewish Music of Transylvania (Rykodisc 1993)Buy it!

12:00am

Nightlosers “Shame Shame Shame” from Plum Brandy Blues (Vest Conex 1997)Buy it!

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