Lo Boier

This is a traditional Occitan song, c. 15th century

The herdsman returns to find his wife disconsolate (tota desconsolada) by the fireplace. He reassures her that the Saracens, the English, and all the other invaders, will not return; there will be peace …. she will have a kiss (auretz ‘na potonada) and the sun will shine (e lo solelh n’en raiara).

From Oxford Trobadors in Concert with Nadau and Peiraguda, Oxford 20th November 2017

11 January 2018
Duration: 4min
Size: MB