Rhythm: 4 beats
Syrtos Dance of Kythnos
Syrtos from Silyvria
Peloponnese Historical Song
Tartar with a Chain
The Tartar’s hauling nine brothers bound, nine brothers bound with a chain, girl with the mischievous eyes, I weep for you....
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 ...
Dodecanese Karpathos, Olympos Love Song
The Apple Trees Complaint
Το παράπονο της μηλιάς In Konstantinos’ gardens a brook welled up, because of which I planted an orchard with apples and quinces, with laurels and...
Peloponnese Klephtic Song
The Arcadian Lass
Who saw, hail Arcadian lass, who saw the girl from Arcadia, dear Arcadian lass, decked out in klephtic garb? Twelve years ...
Cappadocia / Konya Potamia Fable Song (Ballad)
The Bridge of Adana
Peloponnese Arcadia, Pera Melana Historical, Recent
The Captains of Trípoli
The captains of Trípoli, mana mou, the captains of Trípoli and the brave men of Moriá. In Albania they lie, in Iván they r...
Eastern Aegean Chios, Mesta Acritic Song, Fable Song (Ballad)
The Castle of the Beauty
Το κάστρο της Ωριάς I've never seen a castle as fair as the Castle of the Beauty. It has silver gates and silver keys, I've never seen another ...
Cappadocia / Konya Sinasos Acritic Song
The Combat and Death of Yannakos
Εβράδυν παλιοβράδυν Evening has fallen, the sun has set, And the fair Yannakos has gone to the Steep Mountain. Behind the Steep Mountain is a w...
The Day Broke
Asia Minor Erythraea, Meli Fable Song (Ballad)
The Dead Brother
Του νεκρού αδελφού Mother with the nine sons aides pouli mou haides, and but one daughter, you washed her hair, ki aman aman, you washed her h...
Cyclades Naxos Couplets Love Song
The Flower of the Garden
Το λουλουδάκι του μπαξέ
Cappadocia / Konya Sinasos Fable Song (Ballad)
The Golden Loom
Eastern Aegean Lesvos, Mandamados Couplets Wedding Song
The Gown of the Bride
Της λυγερής το φόρεμα
Epirus Immigration Song
The Lady Turtle-Dove
There in the sky that you fly, my lady turtle-dove, when from these hights you're looking down, did you by chance see my lo...
Propontis Marmara Holy Week’s Ritual Song, Ritual Song
The Lament of the Virgin (Marmaras, Asia Minor) (Holy Week Lament)
Το μοιρολόι της Παναγιάς (Μαρμαράς) ... A voice from heaven could be heard, a good archangel speaking. My lady, that’s enough of prayers, enough of doing penan...
Eastern Aegean Ikaria, Fournoi Holy Week’s Ritual Song, Ritual Song
The Lament of the Virgin (Phourni) (Holy Week Lament)
Το μοιρολόι της Παναγιάς (Φούρνοι Ικαρίας) ... Let Martha and let Mary come and Lazarus’ mother and John the Baptist’s sister too, all four of them together. They to...
Pontus Holy Week’s Ritual Song, Ritual Song
The Lament of the Virgin (Pontus) (Holy Week Lament)
Το μοιρολόι της Παναγιάς (Πόντος) ... Do you not see that naked man, forlorn and sore afflicted, who wears a garment steeped in blood, a thorny crown upon h...
Thrace Holy Week’s Ritual Song, Ritual Song
The Lament of the Virgin (Thrace) (Holy Week Lament)
Το μοιρολόι της Παναγιάς (Θράκη) ... Today the sky is sullen black, the day itself is sullen, today all folk are sorrowing, the mountains are in mourning, ...