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Nie chodź Marysiu, do lasa
Key of B
Capo: 1st fret

      A       D   A      E7    A
Nie chodź Marysiu, do lasa, 
               D   A      E7    A
Nie chodź Marysiu, do lasa,
               D         E7    A
Bo tam leśniczy woła i krzyczy,
               D   A      E7    A
Nie chodź Marysiu, do lasa,
               D         E7    A
Bo tam le śniczy woła i krzyczy,
               D   A      E7    A
Nie chodź Marysiu, do lasa.

Interlude: D/A/E7/D/D/A/E7/D 2x

Nie chodź Marysiu, tą miedzą,
Nie chodź Marysiu, tą miedzą,
Bo tam pod miedzą dwa wilki siedzą,
Dwa wilki siedzą, pod miedzą,
Bo tam pod miedzą dwa wilki siedzą,
Dwa wilki siedzą, pod miedzą.

Do not go to the woods, Maryś!
There are two wolves there that want you for dinner
(...and there are other dangers).





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NIY CHODŹ MARYSIU DO LASA 
 
Niy chodź Marysiu do lasa,
bo tam leśniczy woła i krzyczy,
niy chodź, Marysiu do lasa.

A powiydz, mamo, czy młody,
wezna koszyczek, pójda do lasa,
byda zbiyrała jagody.

Jagody w lesie zbiyrała,
było jom słychać po całym lesie,
jak z leśnym se figlowała. 


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Traditional Polish Music
Polish folk music was collected in the 19th century by Oskar Kolberg, as part of a wave of Polish national revival. With the coming of the world wars and then the Communist state, folk traditions were oppressed or subsumed into state-approved folk ensembles. The most famous of the state ensembles are Mazowsze and Śląsk, both of which still perform. Though these bands had a regional touch to their output, the overall sound was a homogenized mixture of Polish styles. There were more authentic state-supported groups, such as Słowianki, but the Communist sanitized image of folk music made the whole field seem unhip to young audiences, and many traditions dwindled rapidly.

Polish dance music, especially the mazurka and polonaise, were popularized by Frederick Chopin, and they soon spread across Europe and elsewhere. These are triple time dances, while five-beat forms are more common in the northeast and duple-time dances like the krakowiak come from the south. The polonaise comes from the French word for Polish to identify its origin among the Polish aristocracy, who had adapted the dance from a slower walking dance called chodzony. The polonaise then re-entered the scene and became an integral part of Polish music.

Poland's five national dances
 (Mazur, Polonez, Kujawiak, Krakowiak, Oberek), as well as modern dance, contemporary dance and ballet are all widely performed today throughout the Polonia community.

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