Cântec de cătănie / Drafting young man ballad





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Published on Jan 9, 2009

"Cântec de cătănie" performed by Grigore Leşe. Romanian traditional folk song from Transylvania area. A sad song ("doină de cătănie") about young men drafted in army.

Pictures show Romanians (from Transylvania & Banat areas) during their tour of duty in the Austro-Hungarian dual monarchy army.

Frunza verde ca iarba
Tuna drace-n ce-i tuna
Tuna-n hirul paiului
Si-n condeiul neamtului
Sa nu poata altu' scrie
Alti feciori la catanie.
Mie cucu' mi-o cantat
Nepranzit si necinat
In catane de plecat
Mie cucu mi-o horit
Necinat si nepranzit
In catane de pornit.

© 2009 Internet Presentation FRB Consulting Inc.

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