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The CD Doqqli Daqqa! (Play me a tune!) includes traditional songs and melodies of the Maltese Islands – some still commonly heard today, and others which have slipped out of recollection. The tracks, as performed by The Ġukulari Ensemble, contain seasonal music of Christmas, New Year and Carnival, melodies pertaining to travel and the sea, women’s work songs, a wedding dance a lullaby and ballad melodies.
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The Ġukulari Ensemble
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Daqq, Għana u Żfin Malti
Listen to a sample of Ġej taż-żaqq!
Listen to a sample of Il-Maltijja
Listen to a sample of Ċlikki ċlikki
Some melodies, songs and dances as well as certain musical instruments always return at the same time of year and remain typical of that particular period, suggesting their probable association with bygone seasonal ritual.
Doqqli Daqqa! - Music by The Ġukulari Ensemble
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