The Music of May Day

Flora (mythology) – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Triumph of Flora, by Master of Flora c. 1560
Flora´s Secret — ENYA

Пробуждение Флоры — 18 Minutes 16 Seconds

composer Riccardo Drigo 1894 ballet “Le Réveil de Flore”
Пробуждение Флоры  =  Le Réveil de Flore  =  The Awakening of Flora  –Yuri Burlaka’s pas de quatre titled «Розарий» (literally translated as “Rosary”) by students of the Vaganova Academy, St. Petersburg. June 11, 2014. The pas is based on themes & music taken from Marius Petipa & composer Riccardo Drigo’s 1894 ballet “Le Réveil de Flore” (eng. “The Awakening of Flora” / rus. «Пробуждение Флоры»), & also includes music that Drigo composed for other works.

Beltane Border Morris Dancing The BELTANE FIRE DANCE
Omnia – Tine Bealtaine

Beltane Fire Dance by Loreena McKennitt

Mendelssohn Die erste Walpurgisnacht The First Walpurgis Night — 36 Minutes 2 Seconds

Antoni Ros Marbà, conductor
Orquesta Sinfónica de RTVE
Cristina Faus (mezzosoprano), Agustín Prunell-Friend (tenor), Josep-Miquel Ramón (baritone)
Blocksperga – Walpurgis – Fehmarn

Tanzt In Den Mai   Grasbrunn

Tanzt In Den Mai = Dance into May
Smash The Banks Polka — Mayday 2012 NYC OWS —  Rude Mechanical Band
Occupy New Haven and some other picketers were outside Chase tower when Rude Mechanical showed up to lighten the mood.
St. Joseph – Saints & Angels – Catholic Online
Joseph The Silent Saint —  Long:  44Minutes and 2o Sec. Documentary

For May Day, Bear chose the theme May Day.  When Eva has chosen the theme  for May 8, UI shall edit it in here.
LISA:   Lisa
“It is used to signal a life-threatening emergency primarily by mariners and aviators, but in some countries local organisations such as police forces, firefighters, and transportation organizations also use the term. The call is always given three times in a row (“Mayday Mayday Mayday”) to prevent mistaking it for some similar-sounding phrase under noisy conditions, and to distinguish an actual Mayday call from a message about a Mayday call.”
Mayday – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Mayday, Mayday, Mayday, This is… by Yasuyuki ENDO with Ballet National de Marseille. This piece is created for Charity for TOHOKU disaster in 2011.

Mayday (M’Aidez) — People In Planes

Help me! Help me!
You know me better than I know myself
Mayday! Mayday!
Send angels, I’m a danger to myself





1. Égi Táltos &  Mohalepte

Égi Táltos –The Moon and the Nightspirit   Of Dreams Forgotten and Fables Untold

Égi Táltos  = Celestial Shaman

Mohalepte — The Moon and the Nightspirit

Mohalepte = Moss becoming or emerging or surprise as You  or  You becoming or emerging or surprise as Moss  or

MossBeing    MossyForestBeing


2.  Puita

With Trees –  Korpiklaani

Korpiklaani =  Forest/Wilderness Clan

Puita = With Trees


3. The Memory Of Trees

The Memory Of Trees — Enya


4.  Mänty Metsät

Pine Woods       – by Korpiklaani

Korpiklaani = Forest/Wilderness Clan

Mänty Metsät = Pine Woods


5..  Alaska Forest Firenado

Alaska Firenado film by  Douglas Burts   –Barton Hollow by The Civil Wars

Doubglas Burts of the Alaska Division of Forestry caught incredible footage of a ‘firenado’ forming from

a forestfire.  ‘Firenados’ are what they sound like, fire swirling clouds of smoke with tornado strength winds.


6.  Lysabild

Lysabild  —  Valvran

Lysabild =  Light Crabtree

Valvran =  described as originating from ravens who consume the bodies of the dead on the battlefield,  alternately, as wolf/raven hybrids

I træets øverste grene

Sad en pige så alene
Et ansigt sig spejlede i tællelampens skær
Borte var alle hun havde haft så kær
Og dødens vind den strejfede hendes kind


In the tree’s upper branches
Sat a girl so alone
A face is mirrored in counting the lamp inserts
Gone was all she had held so dear
And the wind of death roamed her cheek


I træets øverste grene sad en pige så alene
Men håbet det boede i hendes unge sind
Som lyset det flakkede i den røde aftenvind
Og livet kyssede hendes kind

Alene de andre er døde
Alene alle er døde
Alene resten er døde
Lys mit lys

3 mile derfra sad i sorg en ungersevend
Hand troede ej mere skulle få en ven
Modløs han stirrede mod aftenhimlen grå
I det fjerne et glimt ud i mørket han så

Han løb gennem stok han løb over sten, gennem moser og krat og forrev sine ben
Men ensom at være det ville han ej, og ran så af sted på den lange mørke vej
Han løb over mark og han løb gennem skov, alt imens pigen sad i træet og sov
Han løb gennem hegn og løb over krat, han stred sig igennem den mørkeste nat

Alene de andre er døde
Alene alle er døde
Alene resten er døde
Lys mit lys


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