Category: Fable Song (Ballad)

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Sporades Skiathos Ritual Song, Fable Song (Ballad)
Arta’s Βridge
A team of forty stonemasons and sixty prentice workers were putting up a bridge across the river close by Arta. The whole d...
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Propontis Roda Fable Song (Ballad)
As Long as the Shore (The Maid Slain by Her Brothers)
Όσο ’ναι μάκρος του γιαλού As long as the shore, as long as the shore and as wide as the sea, that’s the span of the yarn a maid had laid out in her ...
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Pontus Fable Song (Ballad)
At Trichas’ Bridge
Σην γέφυραν, σην γέφυραν (Της Τρίχας το γεφύρι) At the bridge, at the bridge, at Trichas’ bridge. A thousand builders hard at work, and ten thousand apprentices. They’d ...
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Propontis Mudania Fable Song (Ballad)
Dawn Glowed in the East
Ξημέρωσε η ανατολή The sun rose in the East and day broke in the West, the young man led his black mount to water. All along the way, he calle...
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Thessaly Magnesia, Trikeri Fable Song (Ballad)
Down on the Sandy Beach
Κάτω στο γιαλό Down on the sandy beach, down by the water’s edge, a girl was laundering her silver-threaded dress. After rinsing it, she l...
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Cyclades Mykonos Fable Song (Ballad), Charon's Song | Great Lent Song
Evyenoula
Η Βγενούλα Young Evyenoula, comely lass, the lass who married early and boastfully was wont to say that Charon would not get her becau...
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Thrace Evros, Neos Pyrgos Fable Song (Ballad), Charon's Song
Fair Evgenoula (Charon and the Maid)
Η Ευγενούλα η μοσχονιά Evgenoula, the fair maid beloved by all, went and boasted she had no fear of death, that she had houses tall and a sweethea...
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Macedonia Chalkidiki, Ierissos Ritual Song, Fable Song (Ballad)
Forty Five Craftsmen
Σαράντα πέντε μάστοροι
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Asia Minor Fable Song (Ballad)
Forty Stonemasons
Σαράντα μαστορόπουλα - Της Άρτας το γεφύρι   A team of forty stonemasons and sixty prentice workers were putting up a bridge across the river close by Arta. The whol...
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Cyprus Fable Song (Ballad)
Four and Four
Τέσσερα τσαι τέσσερα Four and four makes eight, four young lads setting out to war. Feeling hungry on their way, they slopped to eat and drink....
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Epirus Fable Song (Ballad)
Four, Five, Nine Brothers
Τα τέσσερα, τα πέντε, τα εννιάδερφα Four brothers five brothers nine, eighteen cousins, none destined to grow to man’s estate were by royal command to go and f...
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Epirus Preveza, Kerasovo Fable Song (Ballad)
Giannos and Vangelio
Ο Γιάννος και η Βαγγελιώ Giannos and Vangelio went to the same school, Giannos to learn to read and write, Vangelio to sing. Giannos fell in love an...
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Peloponnese Arcadia, Pera Melana Fable Song (Ballad)
Giorgi, They’re Ringing the Bells
Γιώργη βαράν τα σήμαντρα Giorgi, they’re ringing the bells. So, Giorgi, get yourself off to church get yourself off to church to take communion. – ...
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Eastern Thrace & Roumelia Fable Song (Ballad), Philosophical Song
I Passed by and Bade Good Day
Πέρασα καλημέρισα I passed by and bid four black eyes good day, four lips, dear Daphne, four red lips. Four red lips and two lithe, slender f...
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Thrace Evros, Paliouri Table Song Fable Song (Ballad)
In Constantinople I Heard the News
Στην Πόλη ήμουν κι έμαθα I was in the City and heard my fairest was to wed, that she had exchanged vows with another. Mounting my horse, I set off h...
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Constantinople Fable Song (Ballad)
Little Apple Tree Perched on the Brink
Μηλίτσα που ’σαι στο γκρεμό Little apple tree perched there on the brink, perched on the brink weighed down with apples, how I want your apples but fea...
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Pontus Fable Song (Ballad), Acritic Song
Marandon
Ο Μάραντον Marandon has received the order to go to war. He forges horseshoes of silver and nails of gold, He shoes his black steed by...

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