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Herr Mannelig

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Herr Mannelig (also known as Bergatrollets frieri "The Courting of the Mountain Troll") is a Swedish folk ballad (SMB 26; TSB A 59) that tells the story of a female mountain troll (bergatroll) who proposes marriage to a young human man. [1]

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Clemens Brentano

Clemens Wenzeslaus Brentano (also Klemens; pseudonym: Clemens Maria Brentano;; 9 September 1778 – 28 July 1842) was a German poet and novelist, and a major figure of German Romanticism.

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Der Fischer (Goethe)

"Der Fischer" (The Fisherman) is a 1779 ballad by Goethe.

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A dryad (Δρυάδες, sing.: Δρυάς) is a tree nymph or tree spirit in Greek mythology.

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Eppur Si Muove (album)

Eppur Si Muove is the third full-length album by the German symphonic metal band Haggard.

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Eskilstuna Municipality

Eskilstuna Municipality (Eskilstuna kommun) is a municipality in Södermanland County in southeast Sweden, between Lake Mälaren and Lake Hjälmaren.

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A fairy (also fata, fay, fey, fae, fair folk; from faery, faerie, "realm of the fays") is a type of mythical being or legendary creature in European folklore, a form of spirit, often described as metaphysical, supernatural, or preternatural.

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Folk rock

Folk rock is a hybrid music genre combining elements of folk music and rock music, which arose in the United States and the United Kingdom in the mid-1960s.

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Frans Hedberg

Frans Theodor Hedberg (1828-1908) was a Swedish dramatist, playwright, and poet.

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Friedrich de la Motte Fouqué

Friedrich Heinrich Karl de la Motte, Baron Fouqué (12 February 1777 – 23 January 1843) was a German writer of the Romantic style.

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Garmarna is a Swedish folk rock band.

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German folklore

German folklore is the folk tradition which has developed in Germany over a number of centuries.

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Guds spelemän

Guds spelemän is Garmarna's second full-length album, released in 1996.

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Haggard (band)

Haggard is a German symphonic metal musical group founded in 1989.

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Hans Christian Andersen

Hans Christian Andersen (2 April 1805 – 4 August 1875) was a Danish author.

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Heimatærde is a German electro-industrial band with a medieval motif.

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Herr Magnus og Bjærgtrolden

Herr Magnus og bjærgtrolden ('Sir Magnus and the Mountain Troll') is a Danish ballad (The Types of the Scandinavian Medieval Ballad A 59, Proposal of supernatural woman rejected; Danmarks gamle Folkeviser 48).

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In Extremo

In Extremo (At the Edge) is a German medieval metal band originating from Berlin.

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Ivar Hallström

Ivar Christian Hallström, born Stockholm, 5 June 1826, died in that city on 11 April 1901 was a Swedish composer, particularly of opera.

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Joachimsthal, Brandenburg

is a small town in the district of Barnim, in Brandenburg, Germany.

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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (28 August 1749 – 22 March 1832) was a German writer and statesman.

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The Lorelei (Loreley) is a 132 m (433 ft) high, steep slate rock on the right bank of the river Rhine in the Rhine Gorge (or Middle Rhine) at Sankt Goarshausen in Germany.

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Magnus, Duke of Östergötland

Magnus Vasa (25 July 1542 – 26 June 1595), prince of Sweden, Duke of Östergötland from 1555.

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Melusine or Melusina is a figure of European folklore and mythology (mostly Celtic), a female spirit of fresh water in a sacred spring or river.

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In folklore, a mermaid is an aquatic creature with the head and upper body of a female human and the tail of a fish.

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Modern Swedish

Modern Swedish (nysvenska) is the linguistic term used for the Swedish language from the Bible translation of 1526 to the development of a common national language around 1880.

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In Greek mythology, the Naiads (Greek: Ναϊάδες) are a type of female spirit, or nymph, presiding over fountains, wells, springs, streams, brooks and other bodies of fresh water.

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Neck (water spirit)

The neck, nicor, nixie or nokken (Nixe; nikker, nekker; Danish: nøkke; nøkk; näck; näkki; näkk) are shapeshifting water spirits in Germanic mythology and folklore who usually appeared in forms of other creatures.

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Neo-Medieval music

Neo-Medieval music is a modern popular music characterized by elements of Medieval music and early music in general.

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Neofolk, also known as apocalyptic folk or dark folk, is a music genre that emerged in the mid-1980s as an outgrowth of post-punk and post-industrial music, blending acoustic instruments such as guitar and snare drum with elements of industrial music.

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Nordic folk music

Nordic folk music includes a number of traditions in Northern European, especially Scandinavian, countries.

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Nyköping Municipality

Nyköping Municipality (Nyköpings kommun) is a municipality in Södermanland County in southeast Sweden.

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Paganism is a term first used in the fourth century by early Christians for populations of the Roman Empire who practiced polytheism, either because they were increasingly rural and provincial relative to the Christian population or because they were not milites Christi (soldiers of Christ).

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The Palästinalied ("Palestine Song", also known as Kreuzlied "Song of the Cross") is a song written in the early 13th century by Walther von der Vogelweide, the most celebrated lyric poet of Middle High German literature.

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Paracelsus (1493/4 – 24 September 1541), born Theophrastus von Hohenheim (full name Philippus Aureolus Theophrastus Bombastus von Hohenheim), was a Swiss physician, alchemist, and astrologer of the German Renaissance.

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A refrain (from Vulgar Latin refringere, "to repeat", and later from Old French refraindre) is the line or lines that are repeated in music or in verse; the "chorus" of a song.

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Reidar Thoralf Christiansen

Reidar Thoralf Christiansen (1886–1971) was a Norwegian folklorist, archivist of the Norwegian Folklore Collection (NFS) and professor of folkloristics at the University of Oslo.

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Södermanland, sometimes referred to under its Latin form Sudermannia or Sudermania, is a historical province or landskap on the south eastern coast of Sweden.

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The skogsrå, ('Forest Rå'), Skogsfrun ('Mistress of the Forest'), Skogssnuvan, Skogsnymfen ('Forest Nymph'), Råndan ('the Rå') or huldra, was a mythical female creature (or Rå) of the forest, in Swedish folklore.

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Sveriges Medeltida Ballader

Sveriges Medeltida Ballader (SMB) is a scholarly edition which compiles, in principle, all of the known Swedish medieval (traditional) ballads in existence, including those from Swedish-speaking parts of Finland.

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Swedish folk music

Swedish folk music is a genre of music based largely on folkloric collection work that began in the early 19th century in Sweden.

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The Little Mermaid

"The Little Mermaid" (Den lille havfrue) is a fairy tale written by the Danish author Hans Christian Andersen about a young mermaid who is willing to give up her life in the sea and her identity as a mermaid to gain a human soul.

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The Types of the Scandinavian Medieval Ballad

The Types of the Scandinavian Medieval Ballad: A Descriptive Catalogue (TSB) is the designation for a cataloguing system for Scandinavian ballads.

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A troll is a class of being in Norse mythology and Scandinavian folklore.

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Undine (novella)

Undine is a fairy-tale novella (Erzählung) by Friedrich de la Motte Fouqué in which Undine, a water spirit, marries a knight named Huldebrand in order to gain a soul.

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Verehrt und Angespien

Verehrt und Angespien (Worshipped and Spat At) is the second folk metal album by the German band In Extremo.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Herr_Mannelig

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