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Heavenly Estonian National Song.


Note: The straight translation by Matthias Bollige is far superior to the Marxist water-down translation by Aap Toming. Much more direct, gritty, soulful, and real. Toming wants to change the unapologetic “they’re songs are strange” to a timid “strange tales in their songs.” He wants to change the straight, and Christian-attuned phrase “miracle power” into “wondrous power.” He softens the clear anger at the Communist occupation.

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