Katerino Mome

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Bulgarian vocalist and teacher Tatian Sarbinska wrote this song; she has been awarded "national treasure" status by the Bulgarian government. Her extensive repertoire includes music from all of Bulgaria's folklore regions.


“Katerina, girl, Katerina / Why are you so beautiful? / What kind of mother bore you? / What kind of water did you drink? / I am, dear love, so beautiful, / I am so attractive, / Because I grew up on the mountain, / Because I grew up on Pirin Mountain. / The Pirin water, love, I drank, / The Pirin grass I trod, / A Bulgarian mother bore me, / A Pirin mother raised me, / A Bulgarian mother raised me.”


from Eurodanceparty USA, released February 26, 2014
by Tatiana Sarbinska; translation by Martha Forsyth & Michael Kuharski. © Copyright - Bulgarian National Radio and Balkanton / Todorov J. S. C. (634479583193). Arranged by Eurodanceparty USA.



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