Irish storytelling revival — Michael Flor’s Blog — Southern Oregon Showcase Blog

An article, by Rory Boland on BBC Travel, tells the story of a possible revival of Irish folk storytelling. The seanchaí were Ireland’s original storytellers, travelling from village to village to tell tales. “Reporters, entertainers and historians” rolled into one. … Listening to the seanchaí was an oral tradition that stretched back to the times […] […]

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608 Melos / Song — helvetiadigital — Southern Oregon Showcase Blog

Melody comes from late XIII century., derived from the Old French melodie which is “music, song, tune” In XII Century, from Late Latin melodia, and before then, from Greek meloidia “a singing, a chanting, choral song, a tune for lyric poetry,” from melos “song, part of song”. via 608 Melos / Song — helvetiadigital

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