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A tale of a life
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A tale of a life
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A Teacher-Student Relationship
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Born in Agrinio, he is the younger brother of Petros Athanasopoulos-Kalyvas. He plays the clarinet, the lute and the guitar with various bands in Athens and elsewhere in Greece.
Epirus Love Song
I’ll Be the Basil by Your Window
Βασιλικός θα γίνω I’ll be the basil by your window, I’ll stay unwed for your sake. Come, come to me and I’ll fill you with glee. Come to th...
Peloponnese Processional Tune Love Song, Wedding Song
Let My Eyes Go See
Ας πα να δουν τα μάτια μου Let my eyes go see for themselves how my love spends her days, lest she’s found another and fallen in love and left me. W...
Epirus Pogoni Immigration Song
My Heart-Sick Bird Flown Far From Home
Ξενιτεμένο μου πουλί My heart-sick bird flown far from home, joy you bring those far-flung lands, sadness all you leave behind. What'll I send,...
Asia Minor Smyrna Couplets Love Song
My Heartless Love (Smyrna's Bálos)
Καλέ, δε με λυπάσαι My heartless love, do you not feel for me as you don your finery and I lose myself for love of thee? Come kiss me quick ...
Central Greece Euboea Couplets Sea and Sailors Song, Lampoon
Our Tráta All Tattered
Η τράτα μας η κουρελού Our battered old boat and its tattered old nets patched over and over and yet always torn. Our old boat needs sails, Our ...
Epirus Klephtic Song
Σαμαρίνα Hey, you young klephts, you sons of Samarina, if you go up to the mountains, the Samarina way [don’t fire off shots, don’t...
Macedonia Couplets Love Song, Carnival Song
Why Did I Fall in Love With You? (Enteka (Eleven))
Τι 'θελα και σ' αγαπούσα Why did I go and fall for you? Why didn't I just get on with my life? Now my head’s swimming and knives have pierced my he...
Music from Greece: Domna Samiou
My Emigrated Bird