WBEZ | zurla http://www.wbez.org/tags/zurla Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Global Notes: Local Macedonian ‘show and tells’ the zurla http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2012-01-18/global-notes-local-macedonian-%E2%80%98show-and-tells%E2%80%99-zurla-95618 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/segment/photo/2012-January/2012-01-18/globalnotes1.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>On today's <a href="http://wbez.org/globalnotes" target="_blank"><em>Global Notes</em></a>, we encounter the zurla, a wooden horn with a big sound. Local musician <a href="http://www.blagojclarinet.com" target="_blank">Blagoj Lamnjov</a> plays some folk songs on this one-of-a-kind Balkan wind instrument. Originally from Macedonia, Blagoj is a graduate student of performance at Roosevelt University.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><em>To hear all our </em>Global Notes<em> segments with </em>Eight Forty-Eight<em> and </em>Radio M<em> host Tony Sarabia, check out <a href="http://wbez.org/globalnotes" target="_blank">our series page</a>. Or, download <a href="http://wbez.org/podcasts" target="_blank">our podcast</a> so you don’t miss a beat.</em></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Watch this video of Blagoj Lamnjov demonstrating how the zurla works:</strong></p><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" mozallowfullscreen="" src="http://player.vimeo.com/video/35261913?title=0&amp;byline=0&amp;portrait=0&amp;color=b30000" webkitallowfullscreen="" width="601" frameborder="0" height="338"></iframe></p></p> Wed, 18 Jan 2012 16:06:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2012-01-18/global-notes-local-macedonian-%E2%80%98show-and-tells%E2%80%99-zurla-95618