She swam, swam over the mountains, She stood over the nativity scene.
The Virgin gave birth to a Son,
She put it in the manger.
She laid dry hay,
She wrapped him in cloths.
Arrived from heaven
They sat down and bowed
To the Small Child.
And we will also rejoice,
Let's pray to God.
Let us bow low.
Ukrainian text provided by Eteria Choir.
English text and transliteration achieved with thanks to online translate tools.
Tam U Sviti - Christmas Carol from Ukraine
PRODUCER: Rob Weisberg; ENGINEER: Irene Trudel
WFMU Transpacific Sound Paradise, 12/10/2016.
Ukrainian Village Voices - Tam u Sviti (carol)
Audio: Free Music Archive
4.0 International License.
For more information about Ukraine please refer to Slideshare presentation (see below) made by Nataliya Zaichenko
Hit play below! You can follow the score of ‘Marusia’, a traditional melody from Ukraine, kindly contributed to Musescore Community byJean-Michel Bencetti with sound sampling of a Bernard Loffet diatonic accordion.