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.”

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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.”

ProductionCredits

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

Nonesuch Selection Number

79195

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1disc
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Explorer Series: Europe
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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)

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CD+MP3
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0.00
UPC
075597919523BUN
Label
MP3
Price
11.00
UPC
603497199969
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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