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The Folktale Project

By Dan Scholz

Who says you're too old for a good fairy tale? Reading original versions of folktales and fairy tales from around the world every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, The Folktale Project is for everyone who has a love of the mystery that surrounds us and the ways we try to explain it. Theme music is Kirigami by Graham Bole. (freemusicarchive.org/music/Graham_B…_01_-_Kirigami)

  1. 1.
    The Magic Mirror17 January 2018
    10:42
  2. 2.
    Peter of the Pigs15 January 2018
    5:31
  3. 3.
    The Monks at The Ferry12 January 2018
    11:34
  4. 4.
    Master Pfreim10 January 2018
    10:13
  5. 5.
    Our Lady's Child8 January 2018
    13:33
  6. 6.
    Evangeline5 January 2018
    6:52
  7. 7.
    Marion3 January 2018
    4:04
  8. 8.
    Fairy Gardens1 January 2018
    11:42
  1. 9.
    The Beast Slayer29 December 2017
    18:32
  2. 10.
    The Consecration of Washington28 December 2017
    6:44
  3. 11.
    The Adventures of Juan27 December 2017
    7:07
  4. 12.
    Mr. Fox26 December 2017
    7:56
  5. 13.
    A Visit from St. Nicholas, or Twas the Night Before Christmas24 December 2017
    4:27
  6. 14.
    Santa Claus Does Not Forget22 December 2017
    4:21
  7. 15.
    Why The Chimes Rang21 December 2017
    12:11
  8. 16.
    The Christmas Fairy of Strasburg20 December 2017
    8:30
  9. 17.
    The Molly of Dovre19 December 2017
    4:25
  10. 18.
    Poverty and Humility Lead to Heaven18 December 2017
    4:56
  11. 19.
    How The Toad Got His Bruises15 December 2017
    6:16
  12. 20.
    The Red Bear14 December 2017
    6:33
  13. 21.
    What The Man in The Moon Did13 December 2017
    7:00
  14. 22.
    The Flying Ship12 December 2017
    15:38
  15. 23.
    The Blacksmith at Brandywine11 December 2017
    4:11
  16. 24.
    The First Liberal Church8 December 2017
    4:28
  17. 25.
    The Iron Wolf7 December 2017
    10:27
  18. 26.
    Man's First Grief6 December 2017
    6:19
  19. 27.
    The Sparrow and His Four Children5 December 2017
    7:17
  20. 28.
    The Origin of The Mole4 December 2017
    3:52
  21. 29.
    The Princess of The Springs1 December 2017
    12:10
  22. 30.
    The Star Money30 November 2017
    4:12
  23. 31.
    Edward Randolph's Portrait29 November 2017
    5:13
  24. 32.
    Odds and Ends28 November 2017
    3:00
  25. 33.
    How The Rabbit Lost His Tail27 November 2017
    5:56
  26. 34.
    The Wicked Wolverine24 November 2017
    11:55
  27. 35.
    Iktomi and The Muskrat23 November 2017
    7:36
  28. 36.
    The Badger and The Bear22 November 2017
    16:43
  29. 37.
    The Warlike Seven21 November 2017
    7:43
  30. 38.
    The Golden Goose20 November 2017
    10:31
  31. 39.
    Miss Briton's Poker17 November 2017
    3:16
  32. 40.
    The Elf Maiden16 November 2017
    14:02
  33. 41.
    The Old Mill at Somerville15 November 2017
    4:45
  34. 42.
    The Little Maid Who Was Wise14 November 2017
    12:27
  35. 43.
    The Marmot and The Raven13 November 2017
    4:03
  36. 44.
    The Magpie's Nest10 November 2017
    4:21
  37. 45.
    The Children of Hameln or, The Pied Piper of Hameln9 November 2017
    7:06
  38. 46.
    The Horse, Hunter, and Stag8 November 2017
    2:46
  39. 47.
    The Brownie7 November 2017
    4:36
  40. 48.
    Stupid Husbands and Trolls for Wives6 November 2017
    6:07
  41. 49.
    The King of The Ants3 November 2017
    6:29
  42. 50.
    The Witch Persecution at Würzburg2 November 2017
    5:43
  43. 51.
    The Old Witch1 November 2017
    8:36
  44. 52.
    The Partridge Witch31 October 2017
    5:10
  45. 53.
    Aunt Rachel's Curse30 October 2017
    4:53
  46. 54.
    The Fate of The Turtle27 October 2017
    10:36
  47. 55.
    The Boy and The Violin26 October 2017
    8:32
  48. 56.
    Two in a Sack25 October 2017
    10:17
  49. 57.
    The Clever Weaver24 October 2017
    7:29
  50. 58.
    The Birdcatcher, The Partridge and The Rooster23 October 2017
    3:04
  51. 59.
    How Some Wild Animals Became Tame Ones20 October 2017
    9:57
  52. 60.
    Maid Maleen19 October 2017
    14:06
  53. 61.
    The Voice of Death18 October 2017
    8:35
  54. 62.
    Iktomi and the Coyote17 October 2017
    8:02
  55. 63.
    The Quest of Cleverness16 October 2017
    7:22
  56. 64.
    The Drop Star13 October 2017
    5:13
  57. 65.
    The Watcher of White Island12 October 2017
    3:49
  58. 66.
    How Night Came11 October 2017
    8:19
  59. 67.
    The Milkmaid and Her Pail10 October 2017
    2:18
  60. 68.
    Condemned to The Noose9 October 2017
    5:29
  61. 69.
    The Fox as Herder6 October 2017
    4:24
  62. 70.
    The Golden Mountain5 October 2017
    10:42
  63. 71.
    The Master of Magic4 October 2017
    6:19
  64. 72.
    The Lion in Love3 October 2017
    2:34
  65. 73.
    Iktomi and The Ducks2 October 2017
    13:16
  66. 74.
    Peter Rugg, The Missing Man29 September 2017
    5:00
  67. 75.
    The Little Sister of The Giants28 September 2017
    14:46
  68. 76.
    Niagara27 September 2017
    6:12
  69. 77.
    Fresh Figs26 September 2017
    7:36
  70. 78.
    The Wolf and The Lamb25 September 2017
    2:51
  71. 79.
    The Giant's Pupil22 September 2017
    7:52
  72. 80.
    The Old Woman and Her Pig21 September 2017
    5:34
  73. 81.
    The Seven Ravens20 September 2017
    7:08
  74. 82.
    The New Haven Storm Ship19 September 2017
    4:15
  75. 83.
    The Boy of the Red Twilight Sky18 September 2017
    11:17
  76. 84.
    Iktomi and The Turtle15 September 2017
    8:02
  77. 85.
    The Devil and Tom Walker14 September 2017
    8:07
  78. 86.
    The Beast Slayer13 September 2017
    18:13
  79. 87.
    The Poor Fisherman and His Wife12 September 2017
    4:43
  80. 88.
    The Monkey and The Turtle11 September 2017
    6:10
  81. 89.
    The Man and The Wooden God and The Miser and His Gold8 September 2017
    3:49
  82. 90.
    Wallen's Ridge7 September 2017
    5:21
  83. 91.
    Master of All Masters6 September 2017
    3:28
  84. 92.
    The Red Skeleton5 September 2017
    4:11
  85. 93.
    St. Joseph in the Forest4 September 2017
    8:42
  86. 94.
    Iktomi's Blanket1 September 2017
    8:41
  87. 95.
    The Consecration of Washington31 August 2017
    6:25
  88. 96.
    The Ass The Table and The Stick30 August 2017
    8:32
  89. 97.
    The Lion's Share and The Lion and The Statue29 August 2017
    3:37
  90. 98.
    The Adventures of Juan28 August 2017
    6:48
  91. 99.
    Domingo's Cat25 August 2017
    5:02
  92. 100.
    Trond24 August 2017
    3:22
  93. 101.
    Origin of a Name23 August 2017
    3:47
  94. 102.
    The Ear of Corn22 August 2017
    3:03
  95. 103.
    The Weary Watcher21 August 2017
    4:02
  96. 104.
    The Magic Cask18 August 2017
    3:27
  97. 105.
    The Nix of The Mill Pond17 August 2017
    14:36
  98. 106.
    The Dog and The Wolf16 August 2017
    2:40
  99. 107.
    The Green Picture15 August 2017
    4:42
  100. 108.
    Iktomi and The Fawn14 August 2017
    11:57
  101. 109.
    The Nuns of Carthage11 August 2017
    3:52
  102. 110.
    Daughter and Stepdaughter10 August 2017
    6:22
  103. 111.
    Our Lady's Little Glass9 August 2017
    2:38
  104. 112.
    Clumsy Hans8 August 2017
    10:10
  105. 113.
    The Lion and The Mouse7 August 2017
    3:40
  106. 114.
    The Monster Mosquito4 August 2017
    3:30
  107. 115.
    The Tree-Bound3 August 2017
    14:42
  108. 116.
    The Beam2 August 2017
    3:21
  109. 117.
    The Owl Tree1 August 2017
    4:41
  110. 118.
    The Two Cakes31 July 2017
    15:14
  111. 119.
    Mr. Vinegar28 July 2017
    8:04
  112. 120.
    The Boy Who Became a Stone27 July 2017
    3:48
  113. 121.
    The Little Folks' Presents26 July 2017
    6:58
  114. 122.
    The Palace in the Coulds25 July 2017
    13:00
  115. 123.
    The Phantom Dummer24 July 2017
    6:23
  116. 124.
    Mr. Fox21 July 2017
    13:22
  117. 125.
    The Portugese Duck20 July 2017
    13:34
  118. 126.
    The Wolf and The Crane19 July 2017
    2:38
  119. 127.
    NIx's Mate18 July 2017
    3:21
  120. 128.
    The Parsley Queen17 July 2017
    3:15
  121. 129.
    Karma14 July 2017
    9:34
  122. 130.
    Rogers's Slide13 July 2017
    5:36
  123. 131.
    Rapunzel11 July 2017
    10:43
  124. 132.
    Moodus Noises10 July 2017
    7:42
  125. 133.
    The Snowman7 July 2017
    13:33
  126. 134.
    The Months6 July 2017
    11:52
  127. 135.
    The Toad and The Boy5 July 2017
    10:30
  128. 136.
    Washington's Vision4 July 2017
    10:37
  129. 137.
    The Two Daughters3 July 2017
    5:52
  130. 138.
    Myrtle30 June 2017
    17:27
  131. 139.
    My Own Self29 June 2017
    7:04
  132. 140.
    The Buried Moon28 June 2017
    12:18
  133. 141.
    Death's Messengers27 June 2017
    4:59
  134. 142.
    A Blow in the Dark26 June 2017
    5:19
  135. 143.
    The Three Billy-goats Gruff23 June 2017
    4:43
  136. 144.
    The Flying Trunk22 June 2017
    14:42
  137. 145.
    The Magic Palace21 June 2017
    12:19
  138. 146.
    The Missing Soldier of Valley Forge20 June 2017
    4:08
  139. 147.
    The Princess and The Pea19 June 2017
    4:16
  140. 148.
    Pippo16 June 2017
    12:51
  141. 149.
    Lazy Jack15 June 2017
    5:39
  142. 150.
    The Buccaneer14 June 2017
    5:39
  143. 151.
    Old Rinkrank13 June 2017
    6:04
  144. 152.
    The Filial Girl12 June 2017
    3:11
  145. 153.
    Shooting of the Red Eagle9 June 2017
    8:08
  146. 154.
    The Three Sisters8 June 2017
    12:37
  147. 155.
    The Catskill Witch7 June 2017
    4:04
  148. 156.
    The Cock and the Hen in the Nutwood6 June 2017
    7:22
  149. 157.
    Fishsave5 June 2017
    4:38
  150. 158.
    The Language of the Birds2 June 2017
    10:36
  151. 159.
    The Story of the Seven Sisters and The Faithful Lovers1 June 2017
    5:03
  152. 160.
    The Haunted Mill31 May 2017
    4:26
  153. 161.
    Whirlwind and Panther30 May 2017
    4:05
  154. 162.
    Why the Moon Waxes and Wanes29 May 2017
    3:52
  155. 163.
    Violet26 May 2017
    12:12
  156. 164.
    The Blinded Giant25 May 2017
    3:55
  157. 165.
    Agnes Surriage24 May 2017
    4:34
  158. 166.
    The Palace of the Eagles23 May 2017
    17:09
  159. 167.
    The Hen Trips in the Mountain22 May 2017
    13:25
  160. 168.
    The Finest Liar in the World19 May 2017
    9:28
  161. 169.
    The Old Street Lamp18 May 2017
    18:34
  162. 170.
    The Nail17 May 2017
    3:12
  163. 171.
    The Three Princesses In Kvittenland16 May 2017
    15:18
  164. 172.
    The Chrysanthemum Show15 May 2017
    7:35
  165. 173.
    The Windham Frogs12 May 2017
    3:20
  166. 174.
    The Child in the Grave11 May 2017
    14:10
  167. 175.
    The Crumbling Silver10 May 2017
    4:47
  168. 176.
    Father Frost9 May 2017
    8:22
  169. 177.
    The Merchant8 May 2017
    14:14
  170. 178.
    The Dumb Book5 May 2017
    6:00
  171. 179.
    Crosby the Patriot Spy4 May 2017
    7:54
  172. 180.
    The Miserly Farmer3 May 2017
    4:44
  173. 181.
    Doctor Know-All2 May 2017
    6:02
  174. 182.
    Second Sight1 May 2017
    4:39
  175. 183.
    The Sleep of One Hundred Years28 April 2017
    9:05
  176. 184.
    The Pack of Ragamuffins27 April 2017
    5:53
  177. 185.
    The Story of the Barber's Sixth Brother26 April 2017
    13:40
  178. 186.
    The Wolf and the Seven Little Kids25 April 2017
    8:21
  179. 187.
    The Knell at the Wedding24 April 2017
    6:54
  180. 188.
    Story of the Barber's Fifth Brother21 April 2017
    22:56
  181. 189.
    The Beggar King20 April 2017
    9:27
  182. 190.
    Two Maidens19 April 2017
    6:01
  183. 191.
    The Peasant in Heaven18 April 2017
    3:20
  184. 192.
    The Rat's Wedding17 April 2017
    17:42
  185. 193.
    The Devil's Stepping Stones14 April 2017
    3:26
  186. 194.
    The Little Hunchback13 April 2017
    18:30
  187. 195.
    The Star-Child12 April 2017
    15:40
  188. 196.
    The Dead Man's Arm11 April 2017
    11:09
  189. 197.
    The Little Girl and the Winter Whirlwinds10 April 2017
    10:20
  190. 198.
    The Daisy7 April 2017
    11:01
  191. 199.
    The Pancake6 April 2017
    7:32
  192. 200.
    Why the Worms Live Underneath the Ground5 April 2017
    3:43

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