Yo Hanino, Tu Hanina (I'm Handsome, You're Beautiful)

from Love Songs by The Nightingale Trio

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This song is by Flory Jagoda, perhaps North America's foremost bearer of Bosnian Sephardic musical tradition. We learned this song originally as a duet with guitar, and commissioned our dear friend Ayanna Woods to arrange a version for trio.

I'm handsome, you're beautiful -- let's get married. Our children will be like the moon and the sun.
Thank you very much, little man, for this offer. But you ask too much for a bride price, and my father will not accept it.

lyrics

Yo hanino, tu hanina
Mos tomaremos los dos
Los ijikos ke mos nasen
Komo la luna i el sol

Muchas grasyas, manseviko
Ke mandates koredor
Muchas liras me demandas
Non mi acheta mi sinyor

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from Love Songs, released March 19, 2020
lyrics / traditional
music / Flory Jagoda (www.arts.gov/honors/heritage/fellows/flory-jagoda)
arrangement / Ayanna Woods (@yaddawould)

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The Nightingale Trio is village harmonies, birdsong lullabies, and moonlit round dances. They reignite the flame of women's folk music from Eastern Europe and the Balkans.

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