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Veljan Vasilevski interviewed by Peter Parkhill in the Peter Parkhill collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 4656982
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Vasilevski, Veljan, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access for research only. Written permission required for personal copies and public use. 
Description 1984 
5 sound tape reels (ca. 73 min.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, full track, mono, ; 5 in. 
Series

Peter Parkhill collection.

Summary

Folkloric recording. Macedonian traditional songs and dances, played on the Gaida and occasionally sung by Mr Veljan Vasilevski. The Gaida is a single drone, single chanter bagpipe from Macedonia. Prominant throughout the recordings is the Patisanska, a form of epic song concerned with Macedonian resistance to Turkish rule.

Partial contents
  • REEL, TAPE 1:
  • Starskoto horo (Traditional song: Gaida)
  • Melody to traditional epic song (Gaida, introduced by performer)
  • Traditional dance (Gaida, introduced by performer)
  • Discussion of the text of the following, song, verse is recited by Mr Vasilevski
  • Traditional epic song melody (Gaida, introduced by Mr Vasilevski's nephew)
  • REEL, TAPE 2:
  • Discussion and introduction to first piece
  • Partisanska (Gaida, epic song melody)
  • Partisanska (Gaida, epic song melody)
 
Notes

Recorded in May 1984, at Queanbeyan, N.S.W.

Digital master available National Library of Australia;

Index/Finding Aid Note Transcript available (3 p.) 
Subjects Vasilevski, Veljan -- Interviews.  |  Macedonians -- Greece.  |  Macedonian Australians -- New South Wales -- Queanbeyan.  |  Folk music -- Greece -- Macedonia.  |  Folk musicians -- New South Wales -- Queanbeyan.  |  Epic poetry, Macedonian.  |  Macedonia (Greece) -- History.
Other authors/contributors Parkhill, Peter, Interviewer
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