IVO PAPASOV

World Fusion • Bulgaria
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A towering figure of the contemporary Bulgarian wedding music movement, clarinetist Ivo Papasov earned international success on the strength of his influential jazz-folk style. Born in 1952 of Turkish Rom (Gypsy) ancestry, in 1974 he founded the group Trakiya, quickly emerging as the unrivaled king of wedding music ("Stambolovo"), the most popular Bulgarian style; Papasov's distinctive sound -- an improvisational, energetic aesthetic heavily influenced by diverse sources including traditional folk, film scores and cartoon music -- found its most fervent following among younger listeners, the attraction undoubtedly the music's similarities to the kinetic spirit of Western rock. Papasov's success did not come without a price, however, and in 1982 he was imprisoned on charges of spreading anti-Communist propaganda; after three weeks of incarceration he was scheduled to be sent to a labor camp, finally earning a last-minute reprieve. In Bulgaria's new democratic society of the '90s, his music thrived, read more...
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Ivo Papasov with Ivo Papasov with "Thrakia" Orchestra
Bulgarian National Radio 2012
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BalkanologyBalkanology
Hannibal 1994
$15.99
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Orpheus AscendingOrpheus Ascending
Hannibal 1991
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Dance of the FalconDance of the Falcon
WORLD VILLAGE 2009
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Fairground by Ivo Papasov (2008-06-05)Fairground by Ivo Papasov (2008-06-05)
Kuker
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IVO PAPASOV Orpheus Ascending album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Orpheus Ascending
World Fusion 1989
IVO PAPASOV Иво Папазов / Ivo Papazov album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Иво Папазов / Ivo Papazov
World Fusion 1989
IVO PAPASOV Balkanology album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Balkanology
World Fusion 1991
IVO PAPASOV Fairground / Панаир album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Fairground / Панаир
World Fusion 2003
IVO PAPASOV Ivo Papasov with 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ivo Papasov with "Thrakia" Orchestra
World Fusion 2007
IVO PAPASOV Dance Of The Falcon album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Dance Of The Falcon
World Fusion 2008

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