From the recording Like Never & Like Always
“Któz tam po komorźe chodzi i puka,” traditional orphan wedding song, Kurpie region, Poland, from the repertoire of Adam Strug
True Life Trio
Who is clattering in the pantry? That is our Mary, searching for her mother. Shewrings her hands in despair. “Mother, where did you go? Rise from your black grave and bless your daughter who goes to her wedding.“ “Daughter, I cannot rise. I am buried under three layers: wooden planks, yellow sand, and green grass. My daughter, you must go to your wedding alone.