folk song

Alwardat albayda

Lyrics – Transliteration Any wardat bayda shakli jamil yamhlaan jamali liman amil (repeat) ya atfal yahlwyn ashrabu alhalib lilsihat walquaa asalw tabib ashrib ealaa muhlik wa’ashkur allah lazim tashkur rabik abadana maa tansah (repeat) walhamd lilah walshukr lilah (repeat) Translation …

Longing for Spring

Lyrics Oh how cold the winter weather, All is sorrowful and drear, And the north wind whistles rudely, No bright sunbeam shineth near. Could I hasten to the mountains, Could I see the valley green, I would lie down ’mid …

Riding Round the Cattle

Lyrics Whooping up cattle, I’m setting up straddle, I’m riding round the cattle Refrain And a whoop-ti-yiddle-um yea, Yum-a yea, And a whoop-ti-yiddle-um day. 1. I went out a-riding, a-rounding up the cattle, And I thought I would be a-riding …

Ranz des vaches (Kuhreihen)

Info This tune was traditionally played by cowherds on the horn to call their cattle home. It is also associated with Swiss nostalgia. Both Rossini and Berlioz used this tune in their compositions. (source) Lyrics – Arpitan / Franco-Provençal 1. …

Hashivenu

Lyrics Hashivenu hashivenu adonai, elecha, venashuva venashuva, Hadesh, Hadesh yamenu kekedem Translation – Turn Us Back Turn us back, turn us back, O LORD to You and we will turn, and we will turn renew, renew our days as before …

Hush-a-Bye Baby Bye

Lyrics Hush-a-bye, baby bye, We are rocking, you and I, Hush-a-bye, baby bye, Hush-a, Hush-a-bye. Bye-a-bye my baby, Bye-a-bye my baby, Hush-a-bye, baby bye, Hush-a, Hush-a-bye. See also lullabies songs with the pentascale in the melody similar tune: Lightly Row …

Saint Patrick’s Day

Lyrics 1. Oh blessed be the days when the green banner floated Sublime o’er the mountains of free Innisfail, When her sons to her glory and freedom devoted, Defied the invader to tread her soil, When backed o’er the main …

Podul de piatră

Lyrics Podul de piatră s-a dărâmat A venit apa şi l-a luat Vom face altul pe riu, în jos Altul mai trainic şi mai frumos! Vom face altul pe riu, în jos Altul mai trainic şi mai frumos! Translation – …

Kakavik

Lyrics (Transliteration) Arev patsvets’ tukh amberen, Gakav terav ganach saren, Ganach saren sari dzeren, Parev perav dzaghikneren. Refrain Sirunig, sirunig, sirunig, Nakhshun gakavig. (repeat) Ko puyn hyusadz dzaghignerov Shushan, narkiz, nunufarov, Ko degh letsvadz tsogh u shaghov, Knes, gelnes yerk …

Hello My Name is Joe (Jo)

Lyrics Hello, my name is Joe (Jo), And I work in a button factory, I have a dog, a house and a family. One day my boss, he (she) said to me, “Are you busy, Joe (Jo)?” I said, “No!” …

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