Category: Historical Song

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Macedonia Historical Song
A Brave Young Lad Set Out
A brave young lad set out for Macedonia, where Pavlos men was gathering, men in whom the spirit of Twenty One lived on. – ...
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Macedonia Chalkidiki, Ierissos Historical Song
A Great Command
And the king did command and ’twas a great command: fleet and admiral were to quit the land. By the Lord’s command and the...
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Thrace Evros, Karoti Historical Song, National Legends and Laments
Alexander and the King
Αλέξαντρος κι βασιλιάς Alexander, bré amán amán, Alexander and the king, Alexander brave and strong and little Constantine. They ate together, bré...
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Thessaly Magnesia, Keramidi Historical Song, National Legends and Laments
Amidst Three Seas
Ανάμεσα τρεις θάλασσες
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Epirus Historical Song
Deropolitissa
Δεροπολίτισα Not available. Text in French follows: Femme de Déropolis eh, femme de Déropolis, toi qu'on jalouse, Avec des cierges et d...
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Crete Cretan Rizitiko Historical Song
Great Joy Across the Land
Great joy across the land, great joy in every village and all in the best, the best of spirits save Rhodes, poor ill-fated ...
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Peloponnese Historical Song
Great Joy Across the Land
Joy and celebrations across the land but Náfplion, my Náfplion, why are you not joyous? Why no scenes of joy, no celebratio...
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Peloponnese Historical Song
How Joyous Are the Mountains
Hey, how joyous are the mountains, how joyous the mountains and proud the plains. The Virgin is celebrating today, and the...
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Central Greece Historical Song
I Passed by One Saturday
One Saturday I passed through Mesolonghi, – hail fine fellows, ’twas Palm Saturday I remember. Palm Saturday it was, Saint...
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Peloponnese Table Song Historical Song
In the Heart of Kalávryta
In the heart of Kalávryta, beneath the great plane tree old Zaimis sat, three old men a-sitting. There were three old men t...
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Eastern Thrace & Roumelia Table Song Historical Song
Little Birds of the East
Πουλάκια της Ανατολής English translation is not available. French translation follows: Oiselets du levant et rossignols du couchant, rassemblez...
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Macedonia Historical Song
Nine Villages They Razed
Nine villages of ours they razed amán amán, and fifteen castles. Amán, come see the body you torture. And they took Náouss...
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Thrace Historical Song, National Legends and Laments
Old Nun A-Cooking
Καλογριά μαγέρευε A nun was frying fish and a voice, a shrill high voice, kept telling her again and again : ‘Stop cooking, old maid, and Co...
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Thrace Historical Song, National Legends and Laments
Old Nun A-Cooking
A nun was frying fish and a voice, a shrill high voice, kept telling her again and again: 'Stop cooking, old maid, and Con...
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Peloponnese Historical Song
Rock of Monemvasiá
Rock, vai, rock of Monemvasiá Rock of Monemvasiá and Athens’ citadel. Hey Palamedi of Náfplion, open up and let me in. So ...
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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....
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Crete Chania, Kambanos Cretan Rizitiko Historical Song, National Legends and Laments
The Swallows of Vlachiá (The Sack of Adrianoúpolis)
The swallows of Vlachiá and the birds of the West weeping late and weeping early, weeping at noon, weeping for ravaged Adri...
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Macedonia Chalkidiki, Ierissos Table Song Historical Song, National Legends and Laments
They Took the City
They took the City, they took Salonika and they took Haghia Sophia along with it. And they took Haghia Sophia, the Great Mo...
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Peloponnese Table Song Historical Song
Thirty Ships Prepared for Sea
Thirty ships were sailing towards Cape Malea and Hydra, ten of them belonged to France and ten of them to England, the othe...
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Central Greece Fthiotida, Ypati Sea and Sailors Song, Historical Song
Three Cretan Monks
Three Cretan monks and three from Mount Athos prepared a ship to sail, prepared a ship to sail. They prepared a ship to sai...

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