Episode #2851

The Eastern European Influence

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Friday, November 20, 2009

Hear some works from Western (and perhaps a few Eastern) musicians inspired by the often odd-metered dances and laments of Eastern Europe on this New Sounds program. The brassy Balkan beats of Romashka together with their Lithuanian-born singer draw on gypsy and folk music from Russia, Romania and the Balkans for a downtown blast of madness. We’ll hear something from them, along with music from the Canadian-Ukranian musicians Paris To Kyiv, and the Serbian, Macedonian, Bulgarian –American band Zlatne Uste (Golden Lips), as well as prog-folk from the Slovene group Katalena. Plus new music based on ancient Turkish makams from Edward Hines, music by Les Miserables Brass Band, and more.

PROGRAM # 2851, The Eastern European Influence (First aired on Wed. 10/08/08)







Rostemul [2:00]

Zlatne Uste

In the Center of the Village

Lipe Cvatu [4:30]

Azalea City ACCD-9903

Les Miserables Brass Brand

Manic Traditions

Ramo Ramo [4:30]

Northeastern 5004 Out of print, but try*

Edward J. Hines

An American In Istanbul

Yeni Makam 4 [2:00]

EHM 7799


Transdanubian Swineherds’ Music

Aide Jano [3:00]

Hannibal/Rykodisc HNCD 1367 Out of Print. Try OR*

Paris to Kyiv


Golden Years [6:00]

Olesia Records AKBCD 05,, or download from

Yuri Yunakov

Roma Variations

Balkanalia [6:00]

Traditional Crossroads #4306 www.traditional-

Paris to Kyiv


Oj Na Nebi Oblaczko [5:00]

See above.

Zlatne Uste

In the Center of the Village

Na Khelav, Na Gilavav [4:30]

See above.


Kmečka ohcet

Nee mi več rasla [3:00]

Dallas 382




Mariana [3:30]

See above.

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