Rhythm: 7 beats
Pontus Immigration song, Wedding song
- A Cretan ship, nor large nor small, just two and forty cubits long, brought me to strange and unknown lands. - O alien, ...
Central Greece Euboea, Agios Dimitrios Fable song (ballad)
A fair maid sang up upon a rope bridge, but the bridge collapsed, and the river stood still. And the river spirit came to h...
Thessaly Magnesia, Trikeri Fable song (ballad)
A fair Trikeriotissa, a comely Trikeri girl, is mistress of a silver loom that has an ivory heddle. As she spooled threads ...
Dodecanese Couplets Immigration song
Ο ξένος μες στην ξενιτιά
Peloponnese Klephtic song
A maid decided to join the klephts and set fire, vr’ amán och amán, she set fire to her loom. She set fire to her loom, to...
Thrace Evros, Nea Vyssa Fable song (ballad)
A mother has a son, the apple of her eye, and the neighbourhood would have him, ’tis a wonder the very mountains do not cru...
Propontis Nicomedia, Katirli Fable song (ballad)
A prince is to be wed to a dark-eyed bride whose folk sought refuge here. His bride-to-be’s from uprooted stock, little re...
Central Greece Fthiotida, Amphicleia Wedding song
Παντρεύεται μια λυγερή
Macedonia Kozani, Eani Carol Saturday of Lazarus carol, Ritual song
Lazarus Saturday carol A teacher seated himself down upon a block of marble and started writing with his pen, and knocked his ink-well over, the i...
Central Greece Attiki Couplets | Processional tune Love song, Local song
Σεργιάνι 'ναι στη Σεργιανή
Peloponnese Arcadia, Tyros Wedding song
Καινούργιος γάμος γίνεται
Central Greece Fthiotida, Amphicleia
Μια χήρα πούλαγε κρασί
Peloponnese Love song
All the birds, amàn amàn, the birds nest two by two, all the birds two by two, the swallow with his mate. The lonesome ni...
Peloponnese Immigration song
All turn their gaze upon the sun that's on the point of setting, and yet the girl who's sore at heart is looking out to seaw...
Thessaly Magnesia, Keramidi Historical song, National legends and laments
Ανάμεσα τρεις θάλασσες
Central Greece Love song
Peloponnese Processional tune Love song
– Come on beam, dear moon, shine, moon dear, and light the way to my love. Beam high and low, for it’s muddy and wet; beam...
Epirus Metsovo Instrumental
Thrace Carol Christmas carol, Ritual song
Χριστός γιννιέται, χαρά στουν κόσμου