Folk Music of Albania

Folk Music of Albania

by A.L. Lloyd
     
 
Sandwiched between Yugoslavia and Greece, part Christian and part Muslim, Albania is a tiny land with a rich and ancient musical culture. These are fine recordings by A.L. Lloyd of songs, dances, and instrumentals, among them bagpipe, flutes, and lutes. Given the country's beleaguered history, the vocals include many epic ballads, old and

Overview

Sandwiched between Yugoslavia and Greece, part Christian and part Muslim, Albania is a tiny land with a rich and ancient musical culture. These are fine recordings by A.L. Lloyd of songs, dances, and instrumentals, among them bagpipe, flutes, and lutes. Given the country's beleaguered history, the vocals include many epic ballads, old and new.

Product Details

Release Date:
09/13/1994
Label:
Topic Records
UPC:
5016272904026
catalogNumber:
904

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

A.L. Lloyd   Primary Artist
Hysen Zizolli   Accordion
Zef Deda   Vocals
Mri Jaku   Vocals
Tom Nikola   Vocals
Dila Gjoni   Vocals
Tom Marashi   Vocals
Vangiel Dano   Vocals
Nikollaq Dano   Vocals
Kili Dano   Vocals
Kristo Dano   Vocals
Riza Muhaxhiri   Clarinet,Daira
Refki Taho   Clarinet
Ahmet Metolli   Drums
Ali Kondi   Vocals
Nevruz Kondi   Vocals
Feim Feizo   Gagda
Qerim Hajre   Accordion

Technical Credits

A.L. Lloyd   translation,Text
Mark Pashku   Contributor

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