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Gipsy Music of Macedonia and Neighbouring Countries

Gipsy Music of Macedonia (Topic TSCD914)

Gipsy Music of Macedonia and Neighbouring Countries
Various Artists

Topic Records TSCD914 (LP, UK, 1996)

Collected in the field by Wolf Dietrich;
Sleeve notes and photography by Wolf Dietrich

Tracks

Anthí, Sérre, Macedonia, Greece

Panajótis Lókos and Jórgos Pátzis, zournâs,
Jórgos Jorgiou, daoúli;
Recorded in the gipsy camp near Anthí, 1977

  1. Khoròs gáïda dance of the bagpipe (3.20)
  2. Antikrystós face-to-face dance (4.40)

Krusha Madhë, Kosovo

Ibrahim and Mahmut Mahmuti, zurla,
Milejn and Qamil Sofra, tapan;
Recorded during an Albanian wedding, 1979

  1. Kallajxoj Albanian dance from Kosovo (4.25)
  2. Burrërisht men's dance (1.30)

Kalkándja, Komotiní, Thrace, Greece

Ferhat Hüeyin and Kazan Hirt, zurna,
Kazan Hüseyin, davul;
Recorded in the gipsy camp, 1981

  1. Khasápikos butcher's dance (3.20)
  2. Pehlivan oyun havasi wrestling tune (4.30)

Constanta, Dobrogea, Rumania

Memis Cocos, zurna,
and his son Mehmet, hand-beaten davul;
Recorded in the player's home, 1970

  1. Kaytarmá dance of the tatars of the crimea (4.10)
  2. Kaytarmá dance of the tatars of the crimea (3.20)

Gastoúni, Peloponnes, Greece

Níkos and Hrístos Theodorópoulos, karamoúza,
Diónysios and Mítsos Theodorópoulos, daoúli;
Recorded in the gipsy camp, 1975 and 1985

  1. Tsiftetélli belly dance melody (2.30)
  2. Makâm Râst ans Syrtós (7.00)

Zeytin köyü, Antalya, Turkey

Bektas Hakkitât, zurna,
and his brother Hasan, davul;
Recorded in the gipsy village, 1988

  1. Çerkez Oyun Havasi tune for the Cherkess people (3.40)
  2. Yörük oyun havasi tune of the Yörük nomads (5.35)

Matsoúkas, Pontos, Asia Minor

Hristóforos Hristoforídis, zournâs,
Jorgos Ioannou, daoúli;
Recorded in the player's house in
Tetrálofos, Kozáni, Greek Macedonia, 1977

  1. Omál (3.35)

Tetovo, Republic of Makedonija

Sulja and Celaleddin Imeri, zurla,
Elez Beadini, tapan;
Recorded in their house in Tetovo, 1974

  1. Nöbet suite of popular Macedonian melodies (17.05)