August 27, 2020

“Sweet as Honey, Bright as Silver”: Voices from the Balkans and Beyond

Meden Glas

Three women and two men in the woods


Meden Glas (meaning “sweet as honey,” or conversely, “a silvery, metallic timbre”) is our sonic tour guide through Bulgaria, Croatia, Bosnia, Macedonia, Greece, Albania, Turkey, Italy, and Russia via the entrancing vocal styles, intricate rhythms and instrumental sounds of their traditional music.

Vocals, Accordion, Tambura Irene Markoff
Vocals, Flutes, Hand Drums Ekaterina
Vocals Nadia Younan
Vocals, Hand Drums Mario Morello
Vocals, Guitar, Hand Drums Jamieson Eakin

Keywords Music