Song types: Couplets
Cyprus Couplets Love Song
Τραγούδι της Σούσας
Macedonia Veria Couplets
Sweet Wine in Naoussa
Στη Νάουστα γλυκό κρασί
Crete Couplets Love Song
Syrtos Dance from Chania
Cyprus Couplets Love Song
You are a bright star, bright and small amidst the seven planets, the words you've said enslaved my heart. They rushed and ...
Cyclades Naxos Couplets Love Song
The Flower of the Garden
Το λουλουδάκι του μπαξέ
Eastern Aegean Lesvos, Mandamados Couplets Wedding Song
The Gown of the Bride
Της λυγερής το φόρεμα
Propontis Nicomedea, Katirli Couplets Love Song, Spring Song
The May Month
Μάη μου με τα λούλουδα The May month with its wealth of flowers and April with its dews, I’ve got you on my mind again and didn’t sleep last night....
Sporades Skyros Couplets Love Song
The Night Endures for Thirteen Hours
Η νύχτα ώρες δεκατρείς The night endures for thirteen hours, I sleep for merely three. Throughout the hours that then remain I think of only you. ...
Dodecanese Leros Couplets Sea and Sailors Song
The Sea Has Made Me Old
The sea has made me old, yet I revel in her sight. I weep and find no peace, as I lie remembering her at night. The Aegean,...
Sporades Skyros Couplets Sea and Sailors Song, Love Song
The Sea Pounds Me
Η θάλασσα με δέρνει The sea pounds me, the sea pounds me, the waves lash me. And a great fish… And a great fish is feasting on me. Alas, curl...
Peloponnese Achaia, Plataniotisa Couplets Wedding Song
The Sky Is Shining Today
Σήμερα λάμπει ο ουρανός
Crete Couplets Sad and Plaintive Song
The Sounds of the Chains
Όσο βαρούν τα σίδερα
Thrace Couplets Immigration Song
The Sun Sets, the Day Ends
Ο ήλιος βασιλεύει
Cyclades Naxos, Komiaki Couplets Swing Song
Μέσα στην κούνια κάθεται The girl is sitting on the swing, no dove was ever prettier, spreads and flaps her pure white wings, and fans the air around...
Asia Minor Erythraea, Meli Couplets Love Song
The Water of Life (Olmaz)
Από τα γλυκά σου μάτια The water of Life flows from your sweet eyes. I asked you for a little but you didn’t give me any to drink. Impossible, my ...
Asia Minor Smyrna Couplets Love Song
Widow, change your name, don't let them call you widow, for you make my eyes weep night and day. But why don't tell us the...
Asia Minor Erythraea, Meli Couplets Love Song, Wedding Song
The Young Meliots
Τα Μελιωτάκια Two young Meliots got up to dance the syrtos, they will ask us for songs and commendations. Come, let us go over there and ...
Asia Minor Couplets Love Song
There Are Hearts That Laugh
Είναι καρδιές όπου γελούν There are hearts that laugh, there are hearts that weep; there are hearts that ache, but don’t speak of pain. Oh, come, my ...
Eastern Aegean Samothrace Couplets Wedding Song
There She Comes, The Pretty Bride
Πάλ' ήρθει πάλι πρόβαλε
Eastern Aegean Lesvos, Mandamados Couplets Swing Song
They Sat on the Swing
Πάνω στην κούνια κάτσανε