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Deda Mogik’vdesa

Traditional Tushetian dirge song (Composer Anonymous)
Easy (Grades 1-3)
1 minute
World music
Instrumental parts

This Tushetian dirge is traditionally sung by women, and the lyrics can be translated as follows: "Mother would like to die for you, my child, / she is destroyed, your own mother. My child, where did you go with pack and shepherd's coat, / where did you leave the shepherd's staff, which was at your side? My child, I will throw / the black bridle over your horse, let it out into forest and field. Mother would like to die for you, my child, / she is destroyed, your own mother."

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