Good Morning to all our members!! This morning I leave you to listen to a Zakynthian song which originally was a poem by Leneta Strani. However, the song was given melody by John Pantakis just recently.
The word Barcarole meaning a song traditionally sung by Venetian gondoliers talks about romance. As we all know our Island has many Venetian traditions.
I have given a slight translation to the poem below.
Along the sea shore all-white lilies
I will send you a bouquet tonight
and the arba rosé confetti
will find us in the port embraced
We will both raise anchor
helmsmen of the boat, the seagull
at the mast your laugher a lighthouse
to open a nest for love
Everywhere is a full moon
Will be sailing golden barcarola
The master will play the violin
and will give the wave kisses