:: Havens South Designs :: finds herself singing, "In a cabin in the woods, little old man by the window stood, saw a rabbit running by, sweetly sings the lullaby."

Cabin in Finnish Forest. Dream home.huge windows in the woods so you feel like you're living with nature and not just in it.

Hannunvaakuna - Kalevala Koru

Hannunvaakuna - Kalevala Koru Kalevala is the folk epic of Finland. Finnish was one of the biggest influences on Tolkien's Elvish. The stories are gorgeous, full of action but not as bloodthirsty as their Norse cousins.

Finnish Folk Song, MeNaiset - Kuulin aanen (I Heard the Voice) - Lyrics: http://www.reddit.com/r/Finland/comments/llh6t/can_anyone_parse_the_lyrics_here_i_dont_speak/c2tplcr

Finnish Folk Song, MeNaiset - Kuulin aanen (I Heard the Voice). Tolkien took inspiration from Finnish for the Elven language Quenya.

Nuku, nuku, nurmilintu. A Finnish lullaby.  Please correct me if I'm wrong, but I think this translates to sleep, sleep little bird.

A Finnish lullaby. Please correct me if I'm wrong, but I think this translates to sleep, sleep little bird. A new lullaby for me to learn!

Loituma Polka     so annoying  so catchy

Loituma Polka so annoying so catchy

Nuku Nuku Nurmilintu Finnish Lullaby Sufin Based on Sleep, Little Bird b...

Nuku Nuku Nurmilintu Finnish Lullaby Sufin Based on Sleep, Little Bird by Geaorge Devalier. This will give you feels, especially if you've read it.

Loituma - Missing him | Elven language Quenya was based on the old finnish. The song Kun mun kultani tulisi (Missing him) is based on an old finnish poem (can be found from the book Kanteletar). Song has very typical finnish folk tempo and I feel ancient elven music could use something like this.

Kun Mun Kultani Tulisi/Missing Him by Loituma off their 1998 album Things of Beauty. "A love song from the Kanteletar published in 1802 already in French, En.

Finnish Folk Song by MeNaiset - Morsiamen Itketys (the Bride's Weeping) - YouTube

Finnish Folk Song by MeNaiset - Morsiamen Itketys (the Bride's Weeping)

Säkkijärven Polkka played by Jussi Marttinen Mikkeli, Finnish Accordion classic. This song was played on radio non-stop for half a year in Viipuri during the WW2 to prevent Russians from detonating their radio-controlled mines, apparently.

Säkkijärven Polkka played by Jussi Marttinen Mikkeli, Finnish Accordion classic. This song was played on radio non-stop for half a year in Viipuri during the to prevent Russians from detonating their radio-controlled mines, apparently.

Loituma - Ievan Polkka. My favorite Finnish folk song

one more time, Ieva's Polka was written by a couplet writer active in by the name of Eino Kettunen.


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