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Bulgaria: Village and Folk Music of Bulgaria

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    Two albums of field recordings are combined here, showcasing the rich traditions of Bulgarian folklore and its accompanying music. The New York Times noted that “Bulgarian music leaves few listeners unmoved ... [I]ts virtuosity, its eerie beauty and its sheer intensity are instantly memorable.”

    Credits

    MUSICIANS
    Musicians of Leva Reka and Kovachevtsi, Shope (1); Kermen, Thrace (2); Obidim, Pirin-Macedonia (3, 13, 15-19, 22); unknown geography (4); Bistritsa, Shope (5); Studena, Shope (6); Arda, Rhodope (7, 11); Smolyan, Rhodope (8, 9); Momchelovtsi and Sokolovtski, Rhodope (10, 12); Sandanski (14, 24); Petrich (20); Teplen (21); Krustiltski (23, 25)

    PRODUCTION CREDITS
    Produced by Ethel Raim and Martin Koenig
    Collected in Bulgaria in 1968
    Recording Engineer: David B. Jones
    Mastering: Robert C. Ludwig (Masterdisk Corp.)
    Coordinator: Teresa Sterne

    Cover art: Peter Schaumann

on May 29, 2008 - 7:14pm
Release Date: 
Wednesday, June 15, 1988 (All day)
Cover Art: 
Nonesuch Selection Number: 

79195

Number of Discs in Set: 
1disc
169
403
Wednesday, June 1, 1988 (All day)
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Explorer Series: Europe
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UPC/Price: 
UPC: 
075597919523BUN
Price: 
0.00
Label: 
CD+MP3
UPC: 
603497199969
Price: 
12.00
Label: 
MP3
Description: 

Two albums of field recordings are combined here, showcasing the rich traditions of Bulgarian folklore and its accompanying music. The New York Times noted that “Bulgarian music leaves few listeners unmoved ... [I]ts virtuosity, its eerie beauty and its sheer intensity are instantly memorable.”

DescriptionExcerpt: 

Two albums of field recordings are combined here, showcasing the rich traditions of Bulgarian folklore and its accompanying music. The New York Times noted that “Bulgarian music leaves few listeners unmoved ... [I]ts virtuosity, its eerie beauty and its sheer intensity are instantly memorable.”

ProductionCredits: 

MUSICIANS
Musicians of Leva Reka and Kovachevtsi, Shope (1); Kermen, Thrace (2); Obidim, Pirin-Macedonia (3, 13, 15-19, 22); unknown geography (4); Bistritsa, Shope (5); Studena, Shope (6); Arda, Rhodope (7, 11); Smolyan, Rhodope (8, 9); Momchelovtsi and Sokolovtski, Rhodope (10, 12); Sandanski (14, 24); Petrich (20); Teplen (21); Krustiltski (23, 25)

PRODUCTION CREDITS
Produced by Ethel Raim and Martin Koenig
Collected in Bulgaria in 1968
Recording Engineer: David B. Jones
Mastering: Robert C. Ludwig (Masterdisk Corp.)
Coordinator: Teresa Sterne

Cover art: Peter Schaumann