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Ilomaile: Anthology of Estonian Folk Songs with Translations and Commentary

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The oral traditions of Estonia have a history that dates back millennia. The most remarkable of them is the archaic folk song, regilaul. While cross-currents from East to West have left their traces in Estonia, the folk song preserves its ancient meter and its archaic language. Ilomaile, compiled and commented upon by Juhan Kurrik, was first published in 1985 in Toronto (publisher Vello Salo/Maarjamaa). The book is an excellent source for making the Estonian (and Setu) regilaul texts accessible outside the Estonian language ...

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Ilomaile. Anthology of Estonian Folk Songs with Translations and Commentary
2013, University of Tartu Press, Tartu

ISBN-13: 9789949324088

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