[MGSA-L] FW: ?? ?????? ?? ??????????????? A?????????

Artemis S Leontis 1 aleontis at umich.edu
Wed Feb 9 08:14:09 PST 2011


Notice that one of the comments under the Eartha Kitt version is:


"This song is based on a scottish folk melody. ?n occupation days?  
while an english soldier singing this melody , a turkish composer  
hears it. And composes this song."

Let us not forget that claims of national exclusiveness are an import  
to the Balkans.

Artemis


Quoting "Christos D. Katsetos" <cd_katsetos at yahoo.com>:

> Further to George Baloglou's excellent musical selections, just a  
> few comments,
> in passing.
>
> This is a traditional Ottoman song [Uskudar'a Gider iken (Katibim)] and (at
> least in its present form) it is probably traceable to the late  
> Ottoman period.
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nDp-3DpI5kI&feature=related
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FHI6qFGxx68&feature=related
>
> It  remains controversial whether the melody in question has Greek/Rhomeic or
> Sephardic Jewish origins and in this regard, the input by  
> musicologists in this
> list would be appreciated.
>
> In contemporary Turkey, Uskudar'a Gider iken (Katibim) is  
> customarily featured
> in school celebrations. Choreographically, the song's hallmark the parade of
> charming and graceful young ladies holding colorful umbrellas [evidently, not
> only in  Turkiye...
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mj-CRh2T3d0&feature=related
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lkvDQZuPv98&feature=related
>
> ... but also as f(F)ar East as in Japan
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-CYIiTd8YxI
>
> The melody has also fascinated serious musicians and musicologists  
> in the West.
>
> -- Rendition by the legendary Eartha Kitt (in Turkish)
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XOMw3oO27kM&feature=related
> http://nostos-music.blogspot.com/2010/05/uska-dara.html
>
> -- Rendition by the Orfeon Chamber  Choir
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3FNaN50QEOs&feature=related
>
> -- American folk music-style rendition (with a touch of Ladino)
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4U50pv9a4bQ&feature=related
>
> CDK
>
> ________________________________
> From: George Baloglou <gbaloglou at gmail.com>
> To: Martha Klironomos <mkliro at sfsu.edu>
> Cc: "mgsa-l at uci.edu" <mgsa-l at uci.edu>
> Sent: Tue, February 8, 2011 3:04:06 PM
> Subject: Re: [MGSA-L] FW: ?? ?????? ??  ??????????????? A?????????
>
> 2011/2/7 Martha Klironomos <mkliro at sfsu.edu>:
>> http://www.npr.org/2011/02/07/133566214/a-hawk-and-a-hacksaw-novelty-in-tradition&sc=nl&cc=sod-20110207
>> 7
>>
>> Today's song of the day on National Public Radio
>>
>
> Here are two favorite live performances:
>
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gclnEyfCixA
>
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hk19hF-4FXs
>
> --
>
> ??????? ????????? -- ???????????
>
> http://www.oswego.edu/~baloglou (1988 - 2008)
>
> http://crystallomath.wordpress.com (2009 - )
>
>
> "Mr. Stylianidis hails from Komotini and has been one of Mr.
> Politopoulos?s staunchest political backers. He is also a student of a
> vast array of old laws that, he says, harm businesses in Greece. One
> favorite example: a decree that protects donkeys, giving them the
> right of way  on Greek roads." (NYT,  1/30/11)
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