Hala Strana
These Villages
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These Villages, the third album from Hala Strana, is 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 songs. Built upon layers of sustained drone & delicately plucked and bowed strings, These Villages creates a bewitching listening experience, a highlight in Smith's vast discography.

Track list

01. Wood Scree
02. Dressed in Rushes
03. The Great Season
04. October
05. Meitas Gula Ābolāje
06. Fear of the Land
07. Népdal Tárogatón
08. The Carved Yoke
09. Dilkash
10. Peal
11. For G. Mesmer


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