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Music from the Hills

Apr 21, 2024 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Music

With John Uhlemann

John Uhlemann brings you 2 hours of strangely beautiful folk and traditional music from Eastern Europe and Scandinavia, with occasional forays into the Middle East and Western Europe.

Kosova

Music from the Hills
3:56 PM
Lynx Lynx - Närke Set (trad. Sweden)
Lynx Lynx Närke Set (trad. Sweden)
(artist's page) Self-published 2023
These folks will be at The Focal Point at 8pm, Friday, 26 April
4:03 PM
Raif Hyseni - Vallja e Parë e Raifit (Raif's first dance)
Raif Hyseni Vallja e Parë e Raifit (Raif's first dance) N
24 Raif Hyseni 2024
most of today's show is music from Kosova or from the Kosovar-Albanian diaspora. This musician now lives in New York, along with the other musicians on the album
4:05 PM
SHKA "Jahë Salihu" - Buzë Liqenit
SHKA "Jahë Salihu" Buzë Liqenit
Margaritaret e Folklorit RTP 1988
old style Albanian-Kosovar music for percussion and çiftelia ensemble
4:09 PM
Ismet Peja & orch. Radio Prishtina - Martesa e Lumtun (happy marriage)
Ismet Peja & orch. Radio Prishtina Martesa e Lumtun (happy marriage)
Kängät dhe Vallet e Shqiperice Request (LP) 1979
This is the "radio style" of music in Kosovo in the 1970s. It is probably a reissue of a Yugoslav LP of the period
4:12 PM
Hashim & Armend Shala - Këngë për Abedin dhe Gëzim Shalën
Hashim & Armend Shala Këngë për Abedin dhe Gëzim Shalën
Kurr nuk vdes kënga jonë Remi 2015
the new "radio folk" style
4:22 PM
Behari Show - Rugova
Behari Show Rugova
Prej sevdas në sevda Kastrati
4:27 PM
Bijtë e Sefë Mleqanit - Bajram Curri
Bijtë e Sefë Mleqanit Bajram Curri
Skënderbeu Kola Commerce 2016
This is music in the ultra traditional style - 2 singers with occasional divergent parts, with sharki and çiftelia
4:29 PM
Ardjana, Gane, Violeta - Më çoj nana
Ardjana, Gane, Violeta Më çoj nana
Burime Folklorike Fenix 2018
traditional, but with added electric bass
4:32 PM
A. Muciqi & Golden AG - Pyt Kosova
A. Muciqi & Golden AG Pyt Kosova
Ritme folklorike 2018 Fenix 2018
4:35 PM
Dava Gjergji - Ismail Agës
Dava Gjergji Ismail Agës
Djali Gjarpër Fenix 2018
This vocal style is very much north Albanian/Kosvar, and is closer to Slavic Macedonian than to Greek (but is more florrid than either)
4:45 PM
Enver Batllava - Moj Kosovë me male e gurra (My Kosovo with mountains and stones)
Enver Batllava Moj Kosovë me male e gurra (My Kosovo with mountains and stones)
Xeni me mysafirë Kola
4:49 PM
Gonda Manakovska - Karafili Edhe Zamaki
Gonda Manakovska Karafili Edhe Zamaki
Folk Songs of Kosovo Musical Ark 2010
4:51 PM
Gjon Frroka - I Kam Thënë Bilbilit
Gjon Frroka I Kam Thënë Bilbilit
Djali Gjarpër Fenix
4:54 PM
Ismet Peja & orch. Radio Prishtina - O moj Bukuroshe (a beautiful girl)
Ismet Peja & orch. Radio Prishtina O moj Bukuroshe (a beautiful girl)
Kängät dhe Vallet e Shqiperice Request (LP) 1979
a city song in the old "radio style"
5:03 PM
Jeton Zogaj - Vajzë Kosovare (Kosovar Girl)
Jeton Zogaj Vajzë Kosovare (Kosovar Girl)
(single) Artfron MeDia 2023
a piece in "radio folk" style
5:07 PM
Liliana Cavoli-Begovic & orch. Radio Prishtina - Me  Gezim po Shoj Ne Lulishte (I am happy when Going to a Flower Garden)
Liliana Cavoli-Begovic & orch. Radio Prishtina Me Gezim po Shoj Ne Lulishte (I am happy when Going to a Flower Garden)
Kängät dhe Vallet e Shqiperice Request 1979
song in 9/8
5:09 PM
Mahmut Ferati & Milaim Mezini - Moj syzez
Mahmut Ferati & Milaim Mezini Moj syzez
Tenguj Folklorik (self published) 2018
song in 7/8, in old style, but "souped up" for radio
5:11 PM
Marem Aliev - Gajda Preshevari
Marem Aliev Gajda Preshevari
Marem Aliev Macedonia Dances VAW Verlag 1996
this sax player is Albanian Rom. The piece comes from an Albanian community in Macedonia that is adjacent to Kosova. The dance is in 7/8
5:15 PM
Motrat Hoxha - Lojën E Madhe
Motrat Hoxha Lojën E Madhe
Lojën E Madhe Arboni Gjilan
5:16 PM
Motrat Mustafa - Nusja Edhe Vjehra
Motrat Mustafa Nusja Edhe Vjehra
Jeta Plot Dashni Arboni 2018
5:24 PM
Raif Hyseni - Good Morning (Mirëmëngjesi)
Raif Hyseni Good Morning (Mirëmëngjesi) N
24 Raif Hyseni 2014
this just came out a few weeks ago and is available as a download only. The musicians are all from New York and only the composer/arranger and one other musician on this track are of Albanian extraction
5:29 PM
Redap Zijazi - Trendafili Boj Shipere
Redap Zijazi Trendafili Boj Shipere
Folk Songs of Kosovo Musical Ark 2010
5:31 PM
Remzie Osmani - Hajde t'shkojna në Kosovë
Remzie Osmani Hajde t'shkojna në Kosovë
Për ju nga Zemra Eurolindi
5:34 PM
Rifat Berisha - Boll e mire po n'ato shpate
Rifat Berisha Boll e mire po n'ato shpate
Nismëtarëve të Pajtimit Kastrati
5:38 PM
Shkelzen Jetishi-Xeni, Shqipe Kastrati, Zenel Doli - Hani ju Hani
Shkelzen Jetishi-Xeni, Shqipe Kastrati, Zenel Doli Hani ju Hani
Këngë e Hare Kastrati
5:39 PM
Shyhrete Behluli - Më Ka Vra Dashnia Jote
Shyhrete Behluli Më Ka Vra Dashnia Jote
Banja Qejfin Vetës Albatrade plus
5:47 PM
Shyhrete Behluli - Potpuri 3 - 1 Si m'ke syt
Shyhrete Behluli Potpuri 3 - 1 Si m'ke syt
Shyhrete Behluli - Për të gjiithë nga pak Chill Out 2001
This is first in a medley of songs (broken up on the CD into separate bands, but meant to be played together). This is the way wedding singers perform in current weddings that can afford a singer of this stature.
5:49 PM
Shyhrete Behluli - Potpuri 3 - 2 E morë dajrën
Shyhrete Behluli Potpuri 3 - 2 E morë dajrën
Shyhrete Behluli - Për të gjiithë nga pak Chill Out 2001
5:50 PM
Shyhrete Behluli - Potpuri 3 - 3 Quni e vogël
Shyhrete Behluli Potpuri 3 - 3 Quni e vogël
Shyhrete Behluli - Për të gjiithë nga pak Chill Out 2001
5:52 PM
Shyhrete Behluli - Potpuri 3 - 4 Ke urë e shijakut
Shyhrete Behluli Potpuri 3 - 4 Ke urë e shijakut
Shyhrete Behluli - Për të gjiithë nga pak Chill Out 2001
5:53 PM
Shyhrete Behluli - Potpuri 3 - 5 Brigjeve të Drinit
Shyhrete Behluli Potpuri 3 - 5 Brigjeve të Drinit
Shyhrete Behluli - Për të gjiithë nga pak Chill Out 2001
5:55 PM
Shyhrete Behluli - Potpuri 3 - 6 (finale)
Shyhrete Behluli Potpuri 3 - 6 (finale)
Shyhrete Behluli - Për të gjiithë nga pak Chill Out 2001
5:56 PM
Shkurte Fejza - Gurbeti
Shkurte Fejza Gurbeti
Rapsodët Sëbashku Fenix