Marie, Dilber Bela

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A lyrical Macedonian traditional song about a woman who is longing for her beloved who is in jail. Having in mind that the song is probably composed during the Ottoman occupation of Macedonia, probably her boyfriend was a sort of rebel (vojvoda or komita or similar).

lyrics

Марие, дилбер бела Марие,
што кротко такеш ле, ем плачеш.

Дал’ ти е разбојот расипан,
ил’ ти е брдото скршено.

Нит’ ми е разбојот расипан,
нит’ ми се нишките скинати
нит’ ми е брдото скршено,

Тук’ ми е либето далеку
Во таја, Кара, море Битола,
во тија, темни море зандани

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from Pesnite Zvezdeni, released February 1, 2007

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Viktor Mastoridis London, UK

At the moment working on a new album with a London-based band Valkania.
Musical influences: started with Blues (Eric Clapton, Peter Green), then Classic & Prog Rock (Led Zeppelin, Deep Purple, Queen, Yes), moved to Hip-Hop, discovered Balkan Folk (Greek & Macedonian); involved in Children's Educational music...
Settled with Balkan World Music: a Fusion of all the music experiences so far.
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