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Music from the Hills

Jun 2, 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.

dance music 1

dance music 1 - music for our dance group here in St. Louis

Music from the Hills
3:54 PM
Laïs - Isabelle
Laïs Isabelle
Laïs Wild Board music 1998
All mixed up group of dances this week, to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the International Folk Dance Associated of University City. We have all folks from all over the country come back for this this week end. We start with A beautiful Flemish waltz
4:01 PM
Värttinä - Leppiäinen
Värttinä Leppiäinen
Seleniko Green Linnet 1993
The folk dance group was famous for doing the Armenian dance Sirun Aghchik to "alternate pieces of music. This piece of Finnish folk r0ck is an example.
4:04 PM
trio Bel Canto - hassapiko medley: Pame tserko/Valentina/Trava, trava, trava/Ferte mou na pio
trio Bel Canto hassapiko medley: Pame tserko/Valentina/Trava, trava, trava/Ferte mou na pio
ΤΑ ΤΡΑΓΟΥΔΙΑ ΤΟΥ ΤΟΠΟΥ ΜΑΣ Polygram 1995
a suite of hassaposervikoi
4:11 PM
Rena Dalia & Stavros Kazandzidis - ΣΗΚΩ ΧΟΡΕΨΕ ΚΟΥΚΛΙ ΜΟΥ (syrto)
Rena Dalia & Stavros Kazandzidis ΣΗΚΩ ΧΟΡΕΨΕ ΚΟΥΚΛΙ ΜΟΥ (syrto)
ΔΙΑΦΟΡΟΙ - ΤΑ ΛΑΪΚΑ [Disc 2] Alpha 2005
a famous Greek Syrto song from the late 1950s, here in a reissue
4:14 PM
Rena Ntallia & Jim Apostolou - Karabiberim (1956)
Rena Ntallia & Jim Apostolou Karabiberim (1956)
Rena Ntallia (Dalia), Vol. 2: Singers of Greek Popular Song In 78 Rpm Hellenic Records 2006
4:21 PM
Xanthippi Karathanassi - All night long she walked to and fro (Oli Ti Nixta Perpatouse - Halkidiki, Macedonia)
Xanthippi Karathanassi All night long she walked to and fro (Oli Ti Nixta Perpatouse - Halkidiki, Macedonia)
Songs and tunes of Macedonia Crete University Press 1992
an other Syrto, this one from northern Greece/Macedonia, and in 7/8
4:25 PM
EKPOLITISTIKOS LAOGRAFIKOS SYLLOGOS TA DIDYMA TEIHI - Zonaradika
EKPOLITISTIKOS LAOGRAFIKOS SYLLOGOS TA DIDYMA TEIHI Zonaradika
EVRITIKI ZYGIA / NER GIA DGEITI AFIGKRASTEITI - PARADOSIAKA TRAGOUDIA KAI HOROI MAKRAS GEFYRAS (self published) 2016
a dance from Thracian Greece done in a belt hold
4:30 PM
Vangelis Papanastasiou - Zonaradikos (Maria therizi)
Vangelis Papanastasiou Zonaradikos (Maria therizi)
Thrace - Songs and rhythms of Thrace Dodoni 2001
4:39 PM
Sava i Stanimir Jeremić - Vranjanka Kolo
Sava i Stanimir Jeremić Vranjanka Kolo
Sava i Stanimir Jeremić Jugoton 1974
a Serbian dance
4:42 PM
Ljubiša Pavković - Boćino Kolo
Ljubiša Pavković Boćino Kolo
Zapisano U Vremenu - Ljubiša Pavković / disk 2 RTP/PGP
4:46 PM
Richard A. Hagopian / Buddy Sarkissian - Siro Yerk
Richard A. Hagopian / Buddy Sarkissian Siro Yerk
Kef Time Traditional Crossroads 1994
The local folk dance group uses this for a dance called Ağır Halay
4:49 PM
Richard A. Hagopian / Buddy Sarkissian - Laz Bar
Richard A. Hagopian / Buddy Sarkissian Laz Bar
Kef Time Traditional Crossroads 1994
This is an Armenian Dance in 7/8 whose name translated into "the Laz Dance' after an ethnic group on the Black Sea of Turkey, which likes 7/8 as a meter for a lot of their dance. To my knowledge, this actual dance was never done by the Laz themselves.
4:53 PM
Richard A. Hagopian / Buddy Sarkissian - Konyali
Richard A. Hagopian / Buddy Sarkissian Konyali
Kef Time Traditional Crossroads. 1994
This, admittedly, has only rarely been used at the folk dance group - it is a simple 2/4 bar that is more something you do with your feet while listening to the band.
5:03 PM
Keço - Belëkëputura (Gajdë nga Korça)
Keço Belëkëputura (Gajdë nga Korça)
Hit Jugu vol. 3 Supersonic 2012
a dance currently very popular in Southern Albania, around the town of Korça
5:07 PM
Pece Atanasovski ens. - Ovčepolsko Oro
Pece Atanasovski ens. Ovčepolsko Oro
Macedonian Dances Of Pece Atanasovski 2 BM 2002
a "classic dance" from Northern Macedonia
5:10 PM
Adrijana Alachki - Jovano Jovanke
Adrijana Alachki Jovano Jovanke
Regards From Makedonia Vol.1 Goran Alachki 2007
5:13 PM
Nikolina Chakûrdûkova - Svatba (arap)
Nikolina Chakûrdûkova Svatba (arap)
Bûlgarska Svatba ARA 2002
5:22 PM
Theodore Bikel and The Pennywhistlers - Niska Banha (Niška Banja)
Theodore Bikel and The Pennywhistlers Niska Banha (Niška Banja)
Songs of the Earth Elektra 1967
a Serbian group dance
5:24 PM
Trei parale - Hora boierească a lui Nemțeanu
Trei parale Hora boierească a lui Nemțeanu N
România. 100 De Minute Electrecord 2024
This and the next dance are from Moldovian Romania. The recording just came out.
5:26 PM
Trei parale - Două hore de la Săveni
Trei parale Două hore de la Săveni N
România. 100 De Minute Electrecord 2024
5:30 PM
Tanya and Tzvety (Doseva) - Trakiiska Kitka
Tanya and Tzvety (Doseva) Trakiiska Kitka L N
With a Song and a Flower (self Published) 2024
a medley fo songs used for Bulgarian dance Pravo Horo
5:42 PM
Χρίστος Τσιαμούλης: Ούτι & Τραγούδι, Σωκράτης Σινόπουλος: Πολίτικη & Ποντιακή Λύρα, Κατερίνα Παπαδοπούλου:Τραγούδι & Κρουστά - Αδά Σαν Κόσμο Αγαπώ - Παραδοσιακό Πόντου (Omal in 2/4)
Χρίστος Τσιαμούλης: Ούτι & Τραγούδι, Σωκράτης Σινόπουλος: Πολίτικη & Ποντιακή Λύρα, Κατερίνα Παπαδοπούλου:Τραγούδι & Κρουστά Αδά Σαν Κόσμο Αγαπώ - Παραδοσιακό Πόντου (Omal in 2/4)
Πολίτικη Ζυγιά - Κονσέρτο Στην Ουτρέχτη (15.12.07) [Disc 2] MBI 2010
we end with a Pontic set, starting here with an Omal in 2/4
5:44 PM
Χρίστος Τσιαμούλης: Ούτι & Τραγούδι, Σωκράτης Σινόπουλος: Πολίτικη & Ποντιακή Λύρα, Κατερίνα Παπαδοπούλου:Τραγούδι & Κρουστά - Α) Μακρύ Καϊτέν / Β) Της Τρίχας Το Γεφύριν - Παραδοσιακά Πόντου (Intro and Dhipat Omal)
Χρίστος Τσιαμούλης: Ούτι & Τραγούδι, Σωκράτης Σινόπουλος: Πολίτικη & Ποντιακή Λύρα, Κατερίνα Παπαδοπούλου:Τραγούδι & Κρουστά Α) Μακρύ Καϊτέν / Β) Της Τρίχας Το Γεφύριν - Παραδοσιακά Πόντου (Intro and Dhipat Omal)
Πολίτικη Ζυγιά - Κονσέρτο Στην Ουτρέχτη (15.12.07) [Disc 2] MBI 2010
5:50 PM
Stathis Nikolaïdis, Giannis Tsanakalis - Oi Kementzentzides (tík)
Stathis Nikolaïdis, Giannis Tsanakalis Oi Kementzentzides (tík)
ta kalítera Pontiaka Panivar 1996
5:54 PM
Ardit Gjebrea - Xhixhile
Ardit Gjebrea Xhixhile
Me yjet e ritit self 2000
This is an old Albanian song, here given a very tongue in cheek arrangement...