For the sake of a song

Rtadi-thawara (Walking on the Mangroves)

CD 2, Track 15

TRACK 15 (Moy62-26-s10) Song 8: Rtadi-thawara

                     
Sung text  Free translation 
Item 1 
rrene rrene rrene dagele dagele rrene   Rrene rrene rrene dagele dagele rrene  
rrene rrene dagele dagele dagele rrene  Rrene rrene dagele dagele dagele rrene 
(twice) 
karra kana-kumbu kaya rtadi thawara  He always walks on the top of the mangroves 
rrene rrene rrene dagele dagele rrene   Rrene rrene rrene dagele dagele rrene  
rrene rrene dagele dagele dagele rrene   Rrene rrene dagele dagele dagele rrene  
ee  Ee 
rrene rrene dagele dagele dagele rrene   Rrene rrene dagele dagele dagele rrene  
rrene rrene rrene dagele dagele rrene   Rrene rrene rrene dagele dagele rrene  
rrene rrene dagele dagele dagele rrene  Rrene rrene dagele dagele dagele rrene 

Song structure summary

VOCAL SECTION 1

Rhythmic mode 2b (slow even, stick beating suspended)

Melodic section 1

Text phrases 1-2

rrene rrene rrene dagele dagele rrene

rrene rrene dagele dagele dagele rrene

Melodic section 2

Text phrases 3-4

rrene rrene rrene dagele dagele rrene

rrene rrene dagele dagele dagele rrene

Melodic section 3

Text phrase 5

   
karra  kana  -kumbu  kaya  rtadi  thawara 
SW  3MIN.S.R walk  foot  3MIN.S.R lie  on top  mangrove 

He always walks on the top of the mangroves

INSTRUMENTAL SECTION 1

Rhythmic mode 4a (moderate even)

VOCAL SECTION 2

Melodic section

Rhythmic mode 2a (slow even)

Text phrases 1-2

rrene rrene rrene dagele dagele rrene

rrene rrene dagele dagele dagele rrene

Melodic section 2

Rhythmic mode 2b (slow even, stick beating suspended)

Text phrases 3-4

Ee

rrene rrene dagele dagele dagele rrene

INSTRUMENTAL SECTION 2

Rhythmic mode 4a (moderate even)

VOCAL SECTION 3

Rhythmic mode 2a (slow even)

Melodic section 1

Text phrases 1-2

rrene rrene rrene dagele dagele rrene

rrene rrene dagele dagele dagele rrene

INSTRUMENTAL SECTION 3

Rhythmic mode 4e (moderate doubled)