What song are you listening to right now? 3

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Re: What song are you listening to right now? 3

Postby vijayjohn » 2018-12-25, 4:55

Northern Tosk is another subdialect of Tosk Albanian. One of the areas where it's spoken is a region in central Albania called Myzeqe, and I happened to find this song by Edmond Grembi in Albanian called "Myzeqe te kendon djali"(?), so I thought I'd post it in the off chance that maybe it's in the Northern Tosk variety apparently spoken in Myzeqe(!):
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LNn8UznYGuw&app=desktop
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Re: What song are you listening to right now? 3

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Re: What song are you listening to right now? 3

Postby vijayjohn » 2018-12-26, 21:39

This is a polyphonic song in some variety of Greek performed by a group that comes from Albania. This group is apparently called Πολυφωνικό (Polyfonikó) from the southern Albanian city of Gjirokastër, known in Greek as Αργυρόκαστρο (Argyrókastro). Gjirokastër, like Sarandë, is one of the centers of the Greek community in Albania. There were a few conflicts between the Greek minority and the Albanian government there in the 90s at least:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-R-QbBwXjU4&app=desktop

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Re: What song are you listening to right now? 3

Postby vijayjohn » 2018-12-29, 7:33

Macedonian Greek is a variety of Greek spoken in northern Greece, in the historical region of Macedonia where Alexander the Great came from. This is a song in Macedonian Greek called "I Mana Tou Alexandrou" (probably in honor of Alexander the Great :P) by George Dalaras:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X9e7U9gCbSc


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