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1. TURQUOISE
(Тиркиз)
Music by Elena Hristova, lyrics by Sibo

Recorded, mix, mastering at “Alshar” Studio. Produced by Andreas Hz & Ivica Jankulovski. Arrangement: Elena Hristova

Musicians:  Elena Baklava – vocals, Dejan Teodosievski – cello, Dragan Stojkovski – bass, Igor Stevkovski – drums, Cengiz Ibrahim – kanun, Petar Hristov – clarinet, Trajce Ristov – darbuka

2. PURPURNA
(Purple)
Music by Elena Hristova, lyrics by Sibo

Recorded, mix & mastering at: “Enterprise” Studio. Produced by Valentino Skenderovski. Arrangement: Elena Hristova

Musicians: Elena Baklava – vocals, Sibo – daf, Dejan Teodosievski – cello, Gogo Klincarov – tambura, Petar Hristov – clarinet, Cengiz Ibrahim – kanun.

3. CHOCOLATE (ft. Superhiks)
(Чоколада)
Music by Elena Hristova, lyrics by Sibo

Recorded, mix & mastering by Mite Dimovski, “Tralala” Music Studio. Produced by Mite Dimovski. Arrangement: Baklava & Superhiks

Musicians: Elena Baklava – vocal, Sibo – daf, Dejan Teodosievski – cello, Petar Mladenovski – bass & vocal, Boris Minov – guitar, Aleksandar Spasovski – trumpet, Sime Zlatkov – sax & vocal, Branko Ilievski – trombone, Darko Popov – drums, Goce Lalkovski – scratching.

4. RUZMARIN (ft. Darko Rundek)
(Rosemary)
Music by Elena Hristova, lyrics by Sibo

Recorded at music studios in Skopje and Zagreb. Mix & mastering by Mite Dimovski, “Tralala” Music Studio, Skopje, Macedonia. Produced and arrangement by Elena Hristova.

Musicians: Elena Baklava and Darko Rundek – vocals, Dejan Teodosievski – cello, Dragan Stojkovski – bass & tamburoud, Aleksandar Nikolovski – trumpet, Petar Hristov – clarinet & sax, Yordan Kostov – accordion, Valon Ademi – violin, Sibo – daf, Igor Stevkovski – drums, Trajce Ristov – darbuka. 

5. PENDOLIRA
(Golden Coin)
Music by Elena Hristova, lyrics by Sibo

Recorded, mix & mastering at “Enterprise” Studio. Produced and arrangement by Valentino Skenderovski and Elena Hristova.

Musicians: Elena Baklava – vocals, Dejan Teodosievski – cello, Gogo Klincarov – tambura, Valentino Skenderovski – programming & accordion.

6. SINA
(Blue)
Music by Elena Hristova, lyrics by Sibo

Recorded at “Alshar” Studio. Mix & mastering by Mite Dimovski, “Tralala” Music Studio. Produced and arrangement by Elena Hristova

Musicians: Elena Baklava – vocals, Dejan Teodosievski – cello, Dragan Stojkovski – bass, Cengiz Ibrahim – kanun, Yordan Kostov – accordion, Valon Ademi – violin, Igor Stevkovski – drums.

7. RUBIN
(Ruby)
Music by Elena Hristova, lyrics by Sibo .

Recorded at “Chicken Madness”, by Bojan Ugrinovski. Produced, mix, mastering: Darko Spasovski and Goran Kerkez. Arrangement: Elena Hristova

Musicians: Elena Baklava – vocals, Dejan Teodosievski – cello, Petar Hristov – ac. guitar, clarinet and sax, Goce Stevkovski – drums, Laze Sterjovski – accordion.

8. SREBRENA
(Silver)
Music by Elena Hristova, lyrics by Sibo

Recorded, mix & mastering at: “Enterprise” Studio. Produced by Valentino Skenderovski. Arrangement: Elena Hristova & Valentino Skenderovski

Musicians: Elena Baklava – vocals, Sibo – daf, Dejan Teodosievski – cello, Gogo Klincarov – tambura, Cengiz Ibrahim – kanun.

9. SIVA
(Grey)
Music by Sibo, lyrics by Elena Hristova

Recorded, mix, mastering at “Alshar” Studio. Produced by Andreas Hz & Ivica Jankulovski. Arrangement: Sibo & Dragan Stojkovski

Musicians: Elena Baklava – vocals, Sibo – daf & electric tamburas, Dragan Stojkovski – bass & electric tamburas, Dejan Teodosievski – cello, Igor Stevkovski – drums

10. BELA
(White)
Music by Elena Hristova, lyrics by Sibo

Recorded at “Alshar” Studio. Mix & mastering by Mite Dimovski, “Tralala” Music Studio. Produced and arrangement: Elena Hristova

Musicians: Elena Baklava – vocals, Dejan Teodosievski – cello, Dragan Stojkovski – bass, Aleksandar Nikolovski – trumpet, Gordan Spasovski – piano, Igor Stevkovski – drums

11. NEVEN
(Marigold)
Music by Elena Hristova, lyrics by Sibo

Recorded, mix, mastering at “Alshar” Studio. Produced by Elena Hristova & Ivica Jankulovski. Arrangement: Elena Hristova

Musicians: Elena Baklava – vocals, Sibo – daf, Dejan Teodosievski – cello & piano, Dragan Stojkovski – tamburoud & bass, Goce Naumov – drums & percussions, Yordan Kostov – accordion, Amon Mra – harmonica.

12. FLAMINGO
(Pink)
Music by Elena Hristova, lyrics by Sibo

Recorded at “Alshar” Studio. Mix & mastering by Mite Dimovski, “Tralala” Music Studio. Produced and arrangement: Elena Hristova

Musicians: Elena Baklava – vocals, Dragan Stojkovski – bass, Petar Hristov – sax, Igor Stevkovski – drums

13. SENKA
(Shadow)
Music by Elena Hristova, lyrics by Sibo

Recorded at “Alshar” Studio. Mix & mastering by Mite Dimovski, “Tralala” Music Studio. Arrangement: Elena Hristova. Produced by: Mite Dimovski

Musicians: Elena Baklava – vocals and chorus, Sibo – daf, Dejan Teodosievski – cello, Dragan Stojkovski – bass, Aleksandar Nikolovski – trumpet, Valon Ademi – violin, Cengiz Ibrahim – kanun, Igor Stevkovski – drums

Cover design: Nerses Malakjan

 

Me Mankas Mucho

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 1. EL AMOR KON UN ESTRANYO 
 2. TENTASYON
 3. LOS BILBILIKOS
 4. DULSE
 5. MORENIKA
 6. KADIFE
 7. IJA MIA
 8. CHUDO
 9. AL DIO ALTO
10. ORO
11. YO EN LA PRIZION
12. BEYA
13. ADIO KERIDA

ME MANKAS MUCHO [me: mʌnkʌs mu:ʧɔ] – I miss you very much
…along the beautiful countries, on the Sephardic track…

1. El amor kon un estranyo [el amor ‘kɔn ʊn estran’jɔ] – In Love With a Stranger
2. Tentasyon
 [tentas’jɔn] – Temptation
3.
 Los bilbilikos [lɔs bɪlibɪlɪkɔs] – The Nightingales
4. Dulse
 [du:lise] – Gentle
5.
 Morenika [mɔrenɪ‘kʌ] Dark Lass
6.
 Kadife [‘kʌdɪfe] – Velvet
7.
 Ija mia [‘ɪʒa mija] – My Daughter
8. Chudo
 [ʧu:dɒ] – Miracle
9. Al Dio Alto
 [‘ʌl di:ɒ ʌltɒ] – To the Supreme Lord
10.  Oro
 [ɔ:rɔ:] – Dance/Gold
11. Yo en la prizion 
[jɔ en la ‘pri:zjon] – Me in Prison
12. Beya
 [be:ja] – Belle
13. Adio kerida
 [ʌdi:ɒ keri:da] – Goodbye My Beloved

Elena Hristova – vocals
Sibo – def, percussions
Cengiz Ibrahim – kanun, bağlama
Petar Hristov – clarinet, saxophone, guitarro
Dejan Teodosievski – cello
Trajce Ristov – darbuka, daire, tapan
Vladimir Krstev – violin

All songs are arranged by Elena Hristova.
All songs are traditional except 5 (part of Shecharchoret, lyrics by Moshe Giora/Moshe Elimelech), Produced by Elena Hristova & Sibo
Executive producer: Oliver Belopeta, SJF RECORDS
Recorded in January 2011, at Chicken Madness Studio – Skopje, Macedonia.
Recording engineer: Bojan Ugrinovski. Edited, mixed and mastered by Dejan Angelevski at Klarion Studio – Skopje, Macedonia
Illustrations by Zdravko Girov and Zoran Cvetanovic
Cover design by Marjan Doncevski, Adverta CS

Kalemar

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1.TVOJTE OCI LENO
2.ZMEJ GORJANIN
3.GLAS
4.DEN
5.DUSA
6.PILETO
7.OBLACE
8.PSALM
9.CEKOR
10.SEVDA
11.JAVORE
12.ZVEZDA SPUSTENA
13.IZVOR
14.OJ DEVOJCE (BONUS)

Elena Hristova – vocals
Nikola Nikolov – tambura
Vladimir Martinovski – bas tambura & xaphoon
Sibo – daf & percussions

Dejan Teodosievski – cello (3, 4) Erhan Shukri – violin (3, 8) Aleksandar Stamatov – tambura (14) String quartet “Quartet” (14)
All music by E. Hristova except: 1, 11, 14 (traditional), 10 (Sibo/E. Hristova) and 12 (V. Martinovski)
Lyrics written by Sibo except: 1, 10, 11, 14 (traditional), 8, 9, 12 (V. Martinovski)
All arrangements by Baklava
Produced by Baklava
Executive producer: Oliver Belopeta, Skopje Jazz Festival Record Label
All tracks recorded and mixed at Klarion Studio, Skopje, Macedonia, by Dejan Angelevski, June 2008, except 14 – recorded at Profundus Studio by Filip Janevski, December 2004.
Photos: Saso Celeski & Maja Argakijeva
Cover design: Vane Kosturanov, Rabotilnica

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1.MORI CHUPI KOSTURCANKI
2.NEVESTA ZITO TREBESE
3.DIMITRIJA
4.DOKO
5.GLAS
6.MARIJO DELI BELA KUMRIJO
7.FALANGA
8.MOMA ODI ZA VODA
9.VRBICE

Elena Hristova – vocals, daire
Aleksandar Stamatov – tambura
Nikola Nikolov – tambura
Sibo – daf

Marjan Miloshevski – bassoon (4)
Sasho Gigov – vocal, tabla & percussion (6, 7)
Darko Popov – darbuka (9)

All songs are traditional except 5 (E. Hristova / Sibo) & 7 (D. Sibinovski, N. Nikolov, S. Gigov)
Arrangements by Baklava.

Recorded live at MKC, Skopje, December 2005
Recording engineer: Alen Hadzi-Stefanov
Mixed by: Dragan Stojkovski
Produced by: Baklava
Executive producer: Oliver Belopeta, SJF Records
Cover design: Mitko Hadzi-Pulja, MBMHP