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Sunday, February 22, 2015

Neil Gaiman : Eternal Nights


NEIL GAIMAN : The Writer


Neil Richard MacKinnon Gaiman born Neil Richard Gaiman 10 November 1960 is an English author of short fiction, novels, comic books, graphic novels, audio theater and films.
His notable works include the comic book series The Sandman and novels Stardust, American Gods, Coraline, and The Graveyard Book.
He has won numerous awards, including the Hugo, Nebula, and Bram Stoker awards, as well as the Newbury and Carnegie medals. He is the first author to win both the Newbury and the Carnegie medals for the same work, The Graveyard Book (2008).
In 2013, The Ocean at the End of the Lane was voted Book of the Year in the British National Book Awards.

FRANK QUITELY : The Artist


Vincent Deighan (born 1968), better known by the pen name Frank Quitely, is a Scottish comic book artist.
He drew various stories in Paradox Press' series of The Big Book Of graphic novels, as well as work in Dark Horse Presents for Dark Horse Comics.
His big break into American comics was Flex Mentallo in 1996, a Doom Patrol spin-off written by fellow Glaswegian Grant Morrison for DC Comics' Vertigo imprint.
Initially he worked on strips for anthology titles such as Weird War Tales, and drew three issues of Jamie Delano's 2020 Visions, as well as various covers for DC.
He is best known for his frequent collaborations with Grant Morrison on titles such as New X-Men, We3, All-Star Superman, and Batman and Robin, as well as his work with Mark Millar on The Authority and Jupiter's Legacy.
Quitely first worked upon the Scottish underground comics title Electric Soup in 1990.

ETERNAL  NIGHTS


A collection of seven stories dedicated to the seven brothers and sisters, the "Eternals", that regulate the fate of this world.

The ETERNALS :

DEATH
DESIRE
DREAM
DESPAIR
DELIRIUM
DESTRUCTION
DESTINY

The Artists  :

Glenn Fabry
Milo Manara
Miguelanxo Prado
Frank Quitely
P. Craig Russell
Bill Sienkiewicz
Barron Storey

This short story ( No 7 ) is simply a wander through DESTINY's garden of forking paths.
Based on the clothes of Delirium's statue in one of the panels and the posture of Dream's statue, it seems to be taking place during The Kindly Ones.
This story was originally to be illustrated by (Jean Giraud Moebius).
Neil Gaiman knew that, because of his age and health, the artist would not be able to give much of a time commitment so he designed this story to be short and full of full page pictures.
In the end, sickness prevented Moebius from working on the story and (Frank Quitely) filled in.

Story 7: DESTINY  - Endless Nights


A Man walks in his garden reading a book . The man is blind .


The garden is a labyrinth with many paths around him .


There are many statues in the garden . Huge statues . They are moving extremely slowly that you can't realize their movement .


His way guide him to his home place .
A place full of chambers and corridors


The paintings of Destiny
remind to his brothers and his sisters .
( In the kingdom of the ETERNALS the wish and the fact
are so close , like a blade between them )

You will rove in the kingdom of your brothers
you will dream , you will despair , you will wish all ,
you will destroy , you will take pleasure
they will take pleasure from you
and in the end you will die .

But , ... You were the toy of Destiny , from the first page
and only HIM will read the end of your story
in a faraway future .


The book is very heavy .


His is chained in the book
or it's the book chained with Him ?
It's a book with a lot of pages .
No one can steal it from HIM . No one can donate it to someone else .


The book Includes your life . Your life with all the details .
All that happened to you .
All that will happen from now and then  .
Things that happened .
Things that you forgot .


All that has been done or will be done in anyone you have ever encountered.
To anyone who has ever known.
To all those who did not know ever
There , Where dreams are , stories and the exploits of the dead .



But the movements of atoms and galaxies are in the book, and are small differences he sees between them .


Everything is written in His book. Some day ΗΕ will lay down the book ,  when the book is finished, and then HE will follow that this is still unwritten

 
Destiny continues to walk
Holding a book
Inside the book is the whole universe .

Published  in Greece by Anubis Comics
under license from DC Comics
Year : 2004
Code Number : EB-00 - 408

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

South Of No North– South Of No North [1989]




















South Of No North– South Of No North
Label: Wipe Out! Records – WOR 014
Format: Vinyl, LP, Album
Country: Greece
Released: 1989
Genre: Rock
Style: Goth Rock, Indie Rock, Darkwave [discogs]


Tracklist
A1 Sha La La
A2 The House Of Breath
A3 Pro Cabaret
B1 Silver Rain
B2 Angel
B3 Something Good
B4 Death By Stereo

Credits
Bass – George
Drums, Backing Vocals – Fivos
Engineer [Assistant] – Yiannis
Guitar – Mihalis
Keyboards – Basilis, Makis
Producer – Chris M., South Of No North
Recorded By, Mixed By – Christos Manolitsis
Voice – Andreas
Written-By, Arranged By, Lyrics By – South Of No North

Infos about the band in English tribe4mian   fearcondition  
                                             dekaxiliadesmatia
                                 in Greek anexartisi



























Listen here flac:  zippy p1   zippy p2      filefactory
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                 B1 [if you have problem with B1], here is the song
Από το site Anexartisi
Οι "South Of No North" σχηματίστηκαν στην Αθήνα και οι πρώτες πρόβες ξεκίνησαν το Νοέμβριο του '83, ενώ η πρώτη συναυλία έγινε στο Λύκειο της Γκράβας τον Μάρτιο του '84 μαζί με τους "Metro Decay", "Villa 21", "Yell-Ο-Yell" και "Art Of Parties". Μαζί με τα παραπάνω συγκροτήματα, ήταν ο πυρήνας της τότε ανερχόμενης darkwave σκηνής, ενώ πολλοί τους χαρακτήρισαν σαν τους έλληνες "Bauhaus". Αρχικά αποτελούνταν από τέσσερα μέλη, τους Ανδρέα Γρηγοριάδη φωνή, Μιχάλη Κράλλη (ex "Psychomafia") κιθάρα, Γιώργο Κουλούρη (ex "Psychomafia") μπάσο και Φοίβο Περγαλιώτη (ex "Ex Ηumans") τύμπανα. Το '87 προστέθηκαν άλλα δύο μέλη, Μάκης Μπιθιμίρης και Βασίλης Κράλλης στα πλήκτρα. Ηχογράφησαν ένα demo καθαρά για promotional χρήση το οποίο έφτασε στα χέρια του Μπάμπη Δαλίδη, του τότε ιδιοκτήτη της "Creep Records". Έτσι οι δύο πρώτοι τους δίσκοι, "Lacrimae Christi" και "Fell Frozen", κυκλοφόρησαν από την "Creep". Μετά το κλείσιμο της εν λόγω εταιρείας, κυκλοφόρησαν το ομώνυμο "South Of No North" στην "Wipe Out". Στην συνέχεια έκαναν κάποιες προσπάθειες να γίνουν πιο γνωστοί στο εξωτερικό αλλά χωρίς αποτέλεσμα. Τελευταία τους κυκλοφορία ήταν το "Rajah", πάλι από την "Wipe Out", το οποίο περιείχε κάποια ακυκλοφόρητα κομμάτια τους καθώς και νέες εκτελέσεις παλαιότερων κομματιών. Έκαναν πάρα πολλές live εμφανίσεις μαζί με άλλα συγκροτήματα τις εποχής. Η τελευταία τους εμφάνιση ήταν το '90 στο Ζάππειο μαζί με τους "Last Drive" και "Villa 21".
Από το '92 και μετά υπάρχει ένα νεκρό διάστημα, ενώ το συγκρότημα ποτέ δεν έπαψε να υφίσταται, ως το '03 όπου ξαναεμφανίζονται και συμμετέχουν στο "Elfentanz 2 Festival" τον Σεπτέμβριο της ίδιας χρονιάς. 'Εκαναν ένα μοναδικό reunion show, το οποίο και ηχογραφήθηκε, δεκατρία ολόκληρα χρόνια μετά την τελευταία τους συναυλία. Οι μόνες διαφοροποιήσεις στην αυθεντική εξαμελή σύνθεση ήταν η προσθήκη του Λεωνίδα Χρονόπουλου στην κιθάρα και η αντικατάσταση του παλιού τους τραγουδιστή, του Ανδρέα, με το μικρότερο αδελφό του, τον Δανιήλ. Τον Δεκέμβριο του '04 υπήρξε μια επανακυκλοφορία του πρώτου τους album "Lacrimae Christi", σε cd αυτή την φορά, από την "Dead Scarlet Records". Από την ίδια δισκογραφική κυκλοφόρησαν σε cd και οι άλλοι τρεις δίσκοι τους.
















 


ΔΑΝΙΗΛ ΓΡΗΓΟΡΙΑΔΗΣ [ΦΩΝΗ] ΜΙΧΑΛΗΣ ΚΡΑΛΛΗΣ [ΚΙΘΑΡΑ]
ΛΕΩΝΙΔΑΣ ΧΡΟΝΟΠΟΥΛΟΣ [ΚΙΘΑΡΑ] ΜΑΚΗΣ ΜΠΙΘΙΜΙΡΗΣ [ΠΛΗΚΤΡΑ]
ΒΑΣΙΛΗΣ ΚΡΑΛΛΗΣ [ΠΛΗΚΤΡΑ] ΓΙΩΡΓΟΣ ΚΟΥΛΟΥΡΗΣ [ΜΠΑΣΟ]
ΦΟΙΒΟΣ ΠΕΡΓΙΑΛΙΩΤΗΣ [ΤΥΜΠΑΝΑ]

Friday, February 13, 2015

The hands of Cain : The Only Sound ( 2009 )


Not available on CD . Vinyl Limited Edition



The Hands of Cain” were formed in 1983 in Athens, Greece, by the ex-members of the teenage punk-rock band (and one of the first of the Greek punk-rock scene), “Ausschwitss”.

The Hands Of Cain were Dimitris Chorianopoulos (vocals, bass), Spyros ‘S. Adam’ Floros (drums), Costas Papakitsos (synthesisers) and Dimitris Stamatiou (guitar) from Athens, Greece.
In 1983 the Hands Of Cain evolved from of one of the first groups of the Greek punk scene of the early 80’s called Ausschwitss when their music was gaining a darker shade and their lyrics were changing to English.


Unlike their former group, the Hands Of Cain had very little public exposure, but built their reputation amongst the lively Athenian dark wave/post punk scene of the time with a few live gigs in clubs like ‘Skylab’ and ‘Pegasus’.

They finally split up in November 1985, and although none of their recordings was ever released their fame lived on. An end was put to this local hidden secret when Dimitris ‘Profitis’ Petrou sent "Anna Logue Records" two tracks in Autumn 2007, “Two Steps to the End” and “The Dagger in Me”. Anna was blown away by those tracks and couldn’t believe they have remained unreleased.

Of course, this had to be changed. The quality of HOC’s song writing is amazing, these are just strong compositions, and without any doubt, this album will perfectly line up with the best ever dark wave/gothic albums being so close to Christian Death’s first recordings as well as the best songs by Bauhaus.


Their tracks are pure mid 80’s despair and melancholy, although back then HOC were not even aware of such gothic music movements, proving their creativity and originality. The material was (more or less) preserved on dusty 8mm reels and worn-out cassette tapes – it is thanks to Dave Hewson, who digitally transferred and restored these tracks, we owe you much gratitude, Dave – that these essential songs do not remain in total obscurity.

Prepare yourself for a milestone not only in Greek music history, but also in dark wave/gothic history!

TRACKS

A1.In A Dark Cell (1983) 05:07
A2.Deadlips (1983)    3:07
A3.Pristine Passion (1983)    5:14
A4.Two Steps To The End (1984)    4:50
A5.The Dagger In Me (1984)    5:05





B1.The Only Sound (1985)    4:41
B2.Deep Inside (1985)    5:22
B3.The Tears Of Vanity (1985)    5:21
B4.Monodrama (1985)    3:44
B5.Royalty In Exile (1985)    3:29






Addendum : 7" Single

Side 1


C1.In A Dark Cell (Hit-The-Fly Mix)     5:19
C2.Deadlips (Filthy Mix)     3:10

Side 2

D3.Pristine Passion (Full Vocals Version)     5:17

Label : Anna Logue Records ?– ANNA 021.2009, Anna Logue Records ?– ANNA 021-7.2009
Format : Vinyl, LP, Album
Vinyl, 7", 33  RPM, White color
All Media, Limited Edition
Country : Germany
Released : 2009
Genre : Rock
Style : Goth Rock, Darkwave

IN A DARK CELL   Lyrics


A shadow on me , 

like a threaten of death
spinning around me , figures from a grave .


I recognize this shining , I'm sure I've seen these shapes 


Don't let the darkness strangle me , don't let me fade away .
Seems like an endless ending , seems like a wait to see


Never racking , quite repressing, this dim light crept in .


I'm trying to see through your eyes , I want to enter your hell
Whispers of hatred ask silent cries.

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Cravata For Varoufakis

This is the cravata that the Urban Aspirines  promote to our Finance  Minister  of Greece Mr Giani Varoufakis in the next Eurogroup .
( Design by Kostas)

Εχουμε μπερδέψει τα σώβρακα με τις γραβάτες .
Πάγκαλος : " Οταν φοράνε γραβάτες , δεν πας με τις παντόφλες "
( Oταν έχεις μπροστά σου ένα γουρουνόπουλο δεν το τρως μόνος σου , αφήνεις και λίγο για τους άλλους . Μαζί να το φάμε .)
Αδωνις : Οταν πάμε εκκλησία φοράμε τα καλά μας .
( Οταν πάτε επιτέλους στην κόλαση για τα εγκλήματα που κάνατε κατά τη διάρκεια της θλιβερής θητείας σας στο υπουργείο Υγείας έχετε σκεφτεί τι ρουχαλάκια θα φοράτε , ή θα είστε τσίτσιδος προς τέρψιν όλων των διαβόλων ?
Τη γραβάτα σας πάντως να τη φοράτε . Μη μείνετε και τελείως γυμνός και μου πουντιάσετε .
Μπουμπούκο μου !
Αν και στην κόλαση που θα σαπίσετε κάνει πάντα ζέστη ! )

Friday, February 06, 2015

V.A : Road Of The Gypsies ( L'Epopee Tzigane ) 1996


Road of the Gypsies is an indispensable first stop on any excursion into the world of Gypsy music. The two CDs contain 32 tracks from many of the greatest names in Gypsy music and cover the whole spectrum, from the Middle East through Romania, Hungary, and France and down to Spain. Eloquent liner notes detail the history, migration and cultural impact of this "invisible nation" and its music.

The impeccable music selections echo this theme, kicking off with the late Cameron, flamenco's greatest voice, singing the poetry of Federico Garcia Lorca, but accompanied by sitar.




Elsewhere Taraf de Haidouks (Romania), Charcoal Gypsies (Egypt), and Bratsch (France) illustrate the enormous variety in the genre, with its many subdivisions such as the rom, manouche, and flamenco styles, all very distinct.

Echoes of Django Reinhardt, himself a Gypsy, can also be heard in the French jazz guitar styles of Titi Winterstein. Gypsy music inspired Cervantes, Bartok, and even Beethoven and serves as an invisible thread in the quilt of European and Middle Eastern musical traditions. This is an astonishing glimpse of a culture carried in the musical brilliance of a forgotten people. ( Derek Rath )
Η Εποποιία της Τσιγγάνικης μουσικής , η μουσική των Ρομά , ένα μακροσκελές μουσικό αφηγηματικό ποίημα που καταγράφει την ψυχή ενός λαού που ζει δίπλα μας , στα παραπήγματα.  Ρατσιστές  Εμείς , παρωπιδάτοι , όμορφοι , στις ψηλοτάκουνες γόβες της κάθε καριόλας που πλασάρεται στην TV , αναίσθητοι στο κουκούλι ενός κράτους που κυκλοφορεί με λιμουζίνες και extensions μυαλά .
Είναι μία από τις πιο δύσκολες και λεπτομερείς αναρτήσεις που έχω κάνει .
Κατεβάστε δωρεάν την ψυχή που σπαράζει στα τραγούδια τους .
Πάρτε το ή φτύστε το , αυτός ο κόσμος δυστυχώς ζει δίπλα μας 
δίπλα στη Χρυσή Αυγή και στην κατάντια μας .
Λυγμ !!!

Various - Road Of The Gypsies (L'Epopee Tzigane)
Label : Network Medien – 24.756
Format : 2  CD, Compilation
Country : Germany
Released : 1996
Genre : Jazz, Latin, Folk, World
Style : Flamenco, Gypsy Jazz, Romani, Hindustani, Swing

Tracklist

CD 1


1. Camaron – Nana Del Caballo Grande 4:58
        Spain
José Monje Cruz (5 December 1950 – 2 July 1992), better known by his stage name Camarón de la Isla, was a Spanish flamenco singer. Considered one of the all time greatest flamenco singers, he was noted for his collaborations with Paco de Lucia and Tomatito, and the three of them were of major importance to the revival of flamenco in the second half of the 20th century.
 

2. Goran Bregovic – Ederlezi 3:48
        Bosnia and Herzegovina
Goran Bregović (Serbian Cyrillic: Горан Бреговић, pronounced , born 22 March 1950) is a Bosnian musician and one of the most internationally known modern musicians and composers of the Balkans. He left Bosnia and Herzegovina before the Bosnian War. Recently, he announced his official return to Sarajevo and set up Roma education foundation.
Bregović has composed for such varied artists as Iggy Pop and Cesária Évora. He rose to fame playing guitar with his rock band Bijelo Dugme. Among his better known scores are three of Emir Kusturica's films (Time of the Gypsies, Arizona Dream, and Underground).

3. Ando Drom – Lindraji Szi 3:55
        Hungary
Ando Drom are a Roma music ensemble from Hungary, founded in 1984. "Ando drom" means "on the road" in the Romany language.


4. Esma Redzepova & Ensemble Theodosievski – Szelem Szelem 5:50
     Yugoslavia
Esma Redžepova-Teodosievska (born 8 August 1943) is a Fyrom-Romani vocalist, songwriter, and humanitarian. Because of her prolific repertoire, which includes hundreds of songs, and because of her contribution to Roma culture and its promotion, she is nicknamed Queen of the Gypsies.

5. Taraf de Haidouks – Sus La Paru Dintre Vii 3:56
        Romania
 Taraf de Haïdouks Taraful haiducilor, "Taraf of Haiduks") are a Romani-Romanian taraf (a troupe of lăutari, traditional musicians) from the town of Clejani, and one of the most prominent such groups in post-Communist Era Romania. In the Western world they have become known by way of French-speaking areas, where they are known as "Taraf de Haïdouks".



6. Romica Puceanu & Orchestra Florea Cioaca – Erau Zarzarii-Nfloriti 5:33
        Israel
No informations for them.
 
7. Mustafa Kandirali – Kandira Karsilamasi 5:44
        Turkey

 Mustafa Kandirali is probably the most famous living Turkish clarinetist and, arguably, the finest. Like most traditional clarinet players he comes from a Gypsy background and possesses a phenomenal degree of virtuosity. Since childhood he has been a professional musician and commands a huge repertoire encompassing many genres - not only Gypsy traditions but also classical, pop, folk dance and traditional song. To all these he brings an instantly recognisable manner of playing that entails fearless improvisation, subversive high spirits and some characteristic technical tricks - in particular a kind of slide - that he applies to all genres.“

8. Rromano Dives – Besena Rovena     4:03
        Albania

Formed
Tirana, Rrethi i Tiranës, Albania
Members
Astrit Qerimi (vocals), Marjeta Jashari (vocals), Halil Xhaferaj (violin), Nafael Tsaka (accordion), Ilir Xhambazi (clarinet), Jenuz Duka (percussion), Arban Furtuna (guitar), Shpëtim Rama (bouzouki, bass)

9. Kocani Orkestar – Romski Cocek     4:12
        FYROM

 Kočani orkestar also credited under the names: Kocani orkestar, Kocani Orchestra, Kochani orkestar and Kochani Orchestra is a Fyrom Romani brass band from Kočani, led till 2000 by Naat Veliov. Kočani orkestar are among the funkiest exponents of the Balkan brass band style which is found across ex-Yugoslavia and is a direct descendent of the music once played by Turkish army bands. They come from the city of Kočani, in Fyrom. Their music is based on Gypsy tunes from various parts of the Balkans and on Turkish rhythms, with a sprinkle of Latin flavour.

10. Taraf Mociu – Horea Oilor     3:34
        Romania

I have no informations about them .








11. Abdullah & Gholam Sakhi – Lovesong From Herat     4:05
        Afghanistan

There are no notes about this artist.





 

12. Bratsch – Le Rindovani     4:49
        France

 Bratsch are a French-based music ensemble using influences from Roma  music, klezmer, jazz and many diverse folk traditions. The group was formed in 1975 by guitarist Dan Gharibian and violinist Bruno Girard, and has released more than ten albums to date. The group is renowned for the diversity of its musical influences and for the virtuosity of its members and guest artists.

13. Angelo Debarre, Serge Camps, Frank Anastasio – Folklore Roumain 5:47
Romania  
        Members : Angelo Debarre (guitar), Serge Camps (guitar), Frank Anastasio (double  bass)

     
Angelo Debarre (born on August 19, 1962) is a French [Romani people|Romani]] "gypsy jazz" guitarist.
Debarre was born in Saint-Denis, and began playing at age 8. In 1984 he started his first group, the Angelo Debarre Quintet. In 1985 they were hired by Serge Camps to play at his Parisian café La Roue Fleurie, where Angelo was discovered by the record producer/guitar player Jon Larsen.
Debarre has performed in several significant Romani and jazz festivals, including Birdland's annual Django Reinhardt Festival. He also recorded Mémoires: Memories of Django with Tchavolo Schmitt.

14. Titi Winterstein Quintett – Milko     4:01
        German gypsy jazz group.
 

Born in 1956, Titi Winterstein didn't waste too much time before he picked up his 1st violin, and by the age of fifteen was a fully swinging member of Hansche Weiss's Gypsy swing quintett

15. Jelem – Nevechernyaya     3:52
        Kosovo Roma
No info , no photos

16. Loyko – Gulya     5:48
        Russian gypsy trio

 "LOYKO" for a long time truely belongs to the world's violin elite. Living outside of Russia during 10 years, the "LOYKO" musicians performed and were recorded with such outstanding musicians such as Ronni Wood, "Rolling Stones". The greatest musicians of the century- Eugudi Menuhin and Gedon Kremer had invited "LOKO" multiple times to their concert programs and festivals such as "The World's Best Violinists", where "LOYKO" played with such geniuses as Stephan Grappelli, Ravi Shankar, Dr.Sumbramaniam, Ezma Radzhapova. The famous Austrian director Andre Heller had also invited "LOYKO" to the grandiose show MEGNETEN (Austria, Germany, Switzerland) which the "LOYKO" virtuoses had opened 200 times! By the opinion of the European Musical critics, "LOYKO", were titled the best group in World Music. In the year 2006 Sergey Erdenko was chosen as one of five best Gypsian musicians (Roma Opre), which had given a few combined concerts in Eastern Europe. "LOYKO" had let out more then 10 solo albums and DVDs in England, Russia, Germany, Belgium and Holland.

CD 2
  
1. Yiorgos Mangas – Gia Tous Anthropous Pou     5:28
        Greece

Born at Theva 23- august - 1952 , coming from a musician family . His father was a famous clarinetist player . He started to play music all by his own at the age of five , playing flute and then clarinet . At the age of 18 he started to play with the most famous Greek traditional musicians all over the country . Then he became a famous virtuosisy of the clarinet , in many concerts all around the world (France , Belgium ,Germany , Spain )
He is the " Phenomenon " of Balkan Jazz . There are no informations about him in English in the Net . Why ? There are only some things about him in the Greek . Nothing else .
Contemporary Greek gypsy clarinetist, known for his unique interpretation of Balkan folk music. A real genius .

2. Goran Bregovic – Mesecina     4:02
        Bosnia and Herzegovina

3. Blehorkestar Bakija Bakic – Pobjednicki Cocek     3:52
        ?

4. Gabi Lunca & Ensemble Ion Onoriu – Vai, Ce Rau Ma Sint Acuma     6:54
        Romania

The singer Gabi Lunca was in Asphalt Tango's excellent series mining the Electrecord vaults cherry picks her recordings from the 60s and 70s. Four selections here have already appeared on the pioneering compilation Gypsy Queens (Network, 1999), but if you're new to her charms, this will be quite a revelation.
Lunca's rich, melismatic wail is less feral and idiosyncratic than that of her contemporary Romica Puceanu (the star of Vol. 2 of this series), but has its own silky beauty that sinks in nicely after a couple of plays. She's masterfully backed on accordion by husband Ion Onoriu, who echoes and answers her phrases, almost constantly trailing her like an attentive – perhaps even a little possessive – lover. Not all the other instrumentalists could be identified, such as the wonderful fiddler who introduces Da, Mama, Cu Biciu-n Mine! with a short but spectacular solo, or the double bass player booming away resonantly throughout.

5. Kalyi Jag – Csilavtu     3:25
        Hungarian Romani folk music group

Kalyi Jag  is a Hungarian Romani folk music group.
The group was founded in Budapest by Vlach Roma members who originated from the Szatmár county. It had roots in the Táncház movement. They were named Young Masters of Folk Art in 1979.The first album was released in 1987 and became a success.
The music is based on traditional Romani music, primarily Vlach Roma music, with some modernization in the interpretations and the group has included instruments as the guitar and the mandolin.
Their music style inspired other Romani groups in Hungary. The group is popular in the Roma population in Hungary and neighbouring countries and has held concerts in many European countries.


6. Valerie Buchacova & Ensemble Horvathovci – Soven Tschawe Soven     4:41

No informations for this .
     
7. Pedro Bacan –     Por El Camino D'Egipto     5:30
        Spain


8. Lida Goulesco & Schnuckenack Reinhardt Quintett – Moskovskija Okna  3:18
        Russia
 Schnuckenack reinhardt quintett - sweet georgia brown 1973 written by ben bernie & maceo pinkard (music) and kenneth casey (lyrics) in 1926.
 Violin -- schnuckenack reinhardt. bass -- hajok merstein. guitar -- bobby falta, daweli reinhardt. guitar [rhythm] -- spatzo weiß. produc...




9. Loyko – Road Of The Gypsies     3:19
        Russia-Siberia
10. Rromano Dives – Gelem, Gelem     7:16
        Albania
11. Vanessa & Sorba with Titi Winterstein Quintett – Swiodeschka     2:52
        Gypsy music group from Poland.
 Credits

12. Matelo Ferret – Mademoiselle De Bucarest     2:03
        France
Jean Matelot Ferret was born in 1918 in Rouen, France. The youngest of three brothers, he did not wait for adulthood to go to Paris, instead he ran away from home to follow his older brothers. He was at the time 13 years old and already skilled at the banjo and violin.
Soon he was playing every where in Paris, from the cabarets russes to the jazz clubs of Montparnasse – and of course the bals-musette. Matelot was a professional guitarist and was capable of playing in any environment.

13. Istanbul Oriental Ensemble – Roman Oyun Havasi     6:27
        Turkey
Formed in Turkey in 1991 by multi-instrumentalist Burhan Öçal, the Istanbul Oriental Ensemble has kept to its original goal of recreating the feel and styles of specifically Turkish and Thracian gypsy music. The Ensemble, with two percussionists, relies on the traditional lineup of clarinet, kanun (zither), oud, and violin for its melodies. Growing up in the village of Kirkareli, some 100 kilometers outside Istanbul, Öçal was exposed to gypsy music from an early age, and became a true convert to the sound when a gypsy group played at his circumcision ceremony when he was six years old. As an adult he established himself as a musician adept on the darbuka drum, oud, saz, and tanbur, playing with artists as varied as the Kronos Quartet and Joe Zawinul, and playing everything from classical music to jazz to drum'n'bass.

14. Musicians Of The Nile – Bitnadini Tani Lih  5:59
        Egypt
Musicians Of The Nile, The (English) or Les Musiciens Du Nil (French) is the name under which the famous Upper-Egyptian folk musician Metqāl Quenāwī Metqāl and his troupe was marketed in the west.
Metqāl plays southern Egyptian folk music locally known as Ṣaʿīdī (Upper-Egyptian) with the Rababa as its main instrument. For marketing purposes this music was in the West sometimes classified as gypsy music.

15. Suwa Devi Kalbelya – Kaman Song  4:08
        Rajasthan
Suwa Devi is radiant with beauty swirling in her black dress, embroidered with a thousand colours, as she does the cobra dance, the dance of the last jogi nat (nomads.) She is the first kalbelya dancer to have come to Europe.

Suwa Devi, dance
Gazi Khan Barna, karthal
Anwar Khan Manghaniyar and Bundhu Khan Langa, vocals
Ghewar Khan Manghaniyar, kamantché
Merhuddin Langa, sarangi and double flute
Firoze Khan Manghaniyar, dholak

16. Bratsch – Nane Tsora     4:18

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