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Title: Rekilaulu  
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Subject: Music of Finland, Finnish folk music, Walpipe, Fadno, Yukar
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Rekilaulu (Finnish "sleigh song") is a type of rhymed stanzaic folksong in Finland.

This musical form was influenced by German, Swedish, and British traditions of ballads and broadsides. The actual term rekilaulu may be a corruption of the German terms Reigenlied or Reihenlied.[1]


  1. ^ Finnish Music Information Centre - Suomalaisen musiikin tiedotuskeskus: Arctic Paradise — Contemporary Folk Music From Finland 2007
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