Category: Fable Song (Ballad)

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Cyclades Paros Fable Song (Ballad)
A Fair Maid Did Sing
Μια λυγερή τραγούδησε A fair maid did sing out in the moonlight, but the gentle wind took her song and swept it out to sea and every boat that h...
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Central Greece Euboea, Agios Dimitrios Fable Song (Ballad)
A Fair Maid Did Sing
Κόρη ξανθή τραγούδησε 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...
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Thessaly Magnesia, Trikeri Fable Song (Ballad)
A Fair Trikeriotissa
A fair Trikeriotissa, a comely Trikeri girl, is mistress of a silver loom that has an ivory heddle. As she spooled threads ...
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Central Greece Viotia, Arachova Ritual Song, Fable Song (Ballad)
A Festival Is Being Held
Πανηγυράκι γίνεται - Local Dance of Saint George A festival is being held, high up around Saint George’s. – Salutations, Frankish lord! A multitude was at the feast and the...
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Asia Minor Erythrae, Meli Fable Song (Ballad)
A Little Shorty (Meli, Erythrae)
Ένας κοντός κοντούτσικος (Mελί Eρυθραίας) A little shorty, a short little man, aides pouli mou aides, had a beautiful wife and the whole neighbourhood, aman aman, wa...
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Sporades Skiathos Fable Song (Ballad)
A Little Shorty (Skiathos)
Ένας κοντός κοντούτσικος (Σκιάθος) A short little man had a beautiful wife. The whole neighbourhood was jealous, and all the land and a pasha, a pasha envied ...
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Crete Chania, Lakkoi Fable Song (Ballad)
A Maid Bidding Farewell
Μια κόρη συναπόβγανε A maid was seeing her husband off to foreign parts holding a candle out for him to see, tankards of wine for him to drink. ...
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Asia Minor Fable Song (Ballad)
A Maid from Evripο
Μια κόρη από την Εύριπου A maid from Evripo sought to set sail, she sought to make passage. She sought to make the passage to the far shore and pai...
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Propontis Table Song Fable Song (Ballad)
A Maid Was Singing (The Wife Scorned)
Κοράσιν ετραγούδαγε A maid was singing in a high-walled palace. The wind swept her voice out to sea and every ship that heard it reefed its sai...
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Propontis Table Song Fable Song (Ballad), Immigration Song
A Maid Was Singing Longingly
A maid was singing longingly inside a high-walled palace, her voice was caught up on the breeze and carried off to seaward, ...
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Propontis Peramos Fable Song (Ballad)
A Maid Would Have Her Way
Κουράσιν εβουλήθηκε A maid would go would go a-strolling and then go back again. She called her neighbours together yes, by Saint George and...
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Thrace Evros, Nea Vyssa Fable Song (Ballad)
A Mother Has a Son
Μια μάνα έχει ένα γιο 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...
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Propontis Nicomedia, Katirli Fable Song (Ballad)
A Prince Is to Be Wed (Evil In-Laws)
Αρχοντογιός παντρεύεται 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...
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Eastern Aegean Chios Fable Song (Ballad)
A Trader Made His Way
Πραματευτής κατέβαινε A trader made his way from Bulgar lands. He led his trains of twelve and fifteen mules and sang and spoke the while he trek...
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Eastern Aegean Chios Fable Song (Ballad)
A Trader Made His Way
Πραματευτής κατέβαινε A trader made his way from Bulgar lands. He led his trains of twelve and fifteen mules and sang and spoke the while he trek...
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Pontus Fable Song (Ballad), Acritic Song
Amarandos Goes to War (Marandon)
Ο Μάραντον Amarandos has received the order to go to war. He forges horseshoes of silver and nails of gold, He shoes his black steed b...
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Cyprus Fable Song (Ballad)
Aroafnou
Η Αροαφνού In the neighbourhood close by, up in Koilanin there are three beautiful maids and they are singing. One shrill, one deep of...
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Sporades Skiathos Ritual Song, Fable Song (Ballad)
Arta’s Bridge
Της Άρτας το γεφύρι Down on the shore where land meets sea, where the world ends, they set to building a bridge, but the bridge would not stan...

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