Vlatko Stefanovski

Krushevo

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Named for a little town in Macedonia, 1999's Krushevo reflects the heritage and inventiveness of Vlatko Stefanovski and Miroslav Tadic, two of the region's finest guitarists. Krushevo's bluesy, Macedonian folk songs are arranged for two acoustic guitars, for a flexible, evocative sound that is emphasized by the album's unique production values. Recorded inside the Makedonium, a Macedonian monument located in Krushevo, the album has a cavernous, otherworldly sound unlike many other guitar-based world music albums. Haunting and historically rich, Krushevo's beauty comes from its songs and the talents of Stefanovski and Tadic.

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