hey everyone, I was wondering if someone who reads this may be able to help. I am currently taking a course in Ethno-Poetics and for the final project I have to do a verse analysis of a song from an oral culture. I would like to use this footage from the film Latch Drom.
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Here is the thing. Before I can do the verse analysis I need to get a text of the song in it's original language. I am not sure if this is romanian or Romanesh (gypsy) but as I speak neither I am unable to really do the analysis. I was wondering does anyone know
a) what language it is in and
b) the text of the original language.
I am pretty sure I can find the english translation but even so that really isn't that important for the paper. It really has to do with the lines and how it is broken up (Dell Hymes style if anyone is familiar with linguistic anthropology) Hopefully this will work and someone can help. If anyone knows of any other gypsy stroies in the original language and can point me in the direction that would be great to as I have to say what I am going to do my analysis on later in the week. Like I said kind of off topic but figure most of us here have seen Latcho Drom and could maybe help.I'll give you full credit in the paper as a source for any help.
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