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Hala Strana

These Villages

These Villages, the third album from Hala Strana, represents a further culmination of Steven R. Smith’s interest in Eastern European folk music. Smith’s original, instrumental compositions are peppered with interpretations of traditional népzene songs. Built on layers of sustained drone & delicately plucked and bowed strings, These Villages creates a bewitching listening experience, a highlight in Smith’s vast discography of highlights.

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Track Titles

  1. Wood Scree
  2. Dressed in Rushes
  3. The Great Season
  4. October
  5. Meitas Gula Ābolāje
  6. Fear of the Land
  7. Népdal Tárogatón
  8. The Carved Yoke
  9. Dilkash
  10. Peal
  11. For G. Mesmer

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