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Parismaalase Lauluke / An Aboriginal Song

By Veljo Tormis

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SA, TB, SATB choir
Composed by Veljo Tormis (1930-). Octavo. Published by Fennica Gehrman (FG.55009-124-5).

Item Number: FG.55009-124-5

ISBN 979-0-55009-124-5.

This is one of Tormis's most popular choral songs. Its pagan, shamanistic rhythm lies in the nonsense syllable "tabu-tabu" repeated over and over again. The words actually meant "taboo" depicting the inability of the Estonians (i.e. Aboriginals) to speak out during the Soviet occupation.

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