Episode 4: Θρακιώτικα (Thrace)

Balkan Hotspot Radio
Episode 4: Θρακιώτικα (Thrace)
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Radio set up, Thrace's musical traditions

Come aboard Αγάπη, Τσίπουρο, Βουζούκι & Roll! We suggest the dear listeners to take their best coat, as we are going to depart, together with Δημήτρης Χατζηπέμου, to a trip having Thrace as destination. Between Greek, Bulgarian and Turkish lands, the traditional music of Thrace, Θρακιώτικα, prevails nowadays. To get to know them goes hand in hand with understanding what being a Tracian (still) means!

Song list (by order of appearance):

1. Ψες είδια, by Thrax Punks (Last night I saw)

2. Το Mαργούδι, by Marina Satti & Fonés (Margoudi)

3. Μαύρο μου χελιδόνι, by Χρόνης Αηδονίδης (My black swallow)

4. Στέργιους πισμάνιψι, by Δοϊτσίδης Καριοφύλλης (Stergius regretted)

5. Αναστενάρικο, by Εβρίτικη Ζυγιά (Αnastenariko)

6. Βέργω μου καμαρουμένη, by Εβρίτικη Ζυγιά (My proud Vergo)

7. Μπαϊντούσκα, by Θρακόμελο (Baiduska)

8. Την καρδιά μ’ την κλειδούμενη, by Δήμος & Γιάννης Πραντσίδης (My locked heart)

9. Στις τρεις, by Γιάννης Πραντσίδης (At three)

10. Νερατζολέμονο, by Χρόνης Αηδονίδης (Lemongrass)

11. Κάλαντα, by Εβρίτικη Ζυγιά (Christmas carol)


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Post Author: Bernardo Guerra Machado

It has been 24 years of having dense, made in Portugal eyebrows. Despite not being able to drink from champagne flutes due to his big nose, he has recently concluded a master in Evolution and Human Behaviour. Feels passionate about gathering unexpected stories and understanding the process of learning a new culture.

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