Vihor ruzu

A sad song with an upbeat tempo from the Bosnian sevdalinka tradition arranged in two voices to be sung by either same gender or mixed voices. Sevdalinka are love songs from an urban Muslim tradition that developed during the long Ottoman occupation of Bosnia.  Unaccompanied or with light accompaniment.

The wind blew across a field, under a tent where Mujo lay recovering from his wounds.
Seven wounds from seven friends, the eighth wound, his sweetheart was marrying another.
From all the wounds I could heal except the eighth. From that one, I can never heal.

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