Naava wrote:Btw the lullaby is in the same metre as Kalevipoeg.
And with that same melody that is used for all Finnish folksongs, I see.
That just cracks me up because, as I think I've told you before, I'd heard that melody in the Estonian song Laulusild but hadn't realized it was used for almost all
Kalevala-meter songs in Finnish. (The melody for the Estonian part of Laulusild is just one of many.)
Here's one that is actually from
Kalevipoeg (or vice-versa I suppose; it's a folksong which was incorporated into Kalevipoeg):https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hZNsNm70l6w
And a kiigelaul also sung by the same singer, with the same meter but a different melody:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X30XFD5TxdI
swing song (to sing while swinging, like this
, not to be confused with American swing music