Twelve Moravian Songs

Song Cycle by Karel Husa (b. 1921)

1. Sunrise [sung text checked 1 time]

There is the sun climbing the skies
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2. Who is that? [sung text checked 1 time]

Who is that all alone walking along the dam?
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3. The deserter [sung text checked 1 time]

I deserted from the army
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4. Between two mountains [sung text checked 1 time]

Down between two mountains in the lovely valley
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5. When I sing [sung text checked 1 time]

High up in the mountains my song echoes clearly
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6. What is wrong? [sung text checked 1 time]

O Jan, what is wrong? You have plowing to do!
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7. Song for dancing [sung text checked 1 time]

If the farmer did not have such a pretty daughter
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8. Echo in the mountains [sung text checked 1 time]

Ah, mountains so green all bathed in gold morning light
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9. The snowball [sung text checked 1 time]

Why, dear snowball, do you lie there in the river?
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10. Aspen leaves [sung text checked 1 time]

When the leaves fade on the aspen tree one fall day
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11. Lost love [sung text checked 1 time]

Love was once alive and glowing
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12. Homeland, Goodbye [sung text checked 1 time]

When the Slovak set off to roam one fine day
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