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World Tales of Wisdom and Wonder

Worldtales -- Tape

CD $15

World Tales of Wisdom and Wonder is a CD collection of folktales retold in poetry, prose, original melody and guitar. Drawn from cultures around the globe these colorful tales offer a leap into fantasy and some homespun wisdom passed down through the oral tradition. (Ages 9-adult)


Stories Include:

  1. The Dancing Lass of Anglesey: Based on Child Ballad #220 from Scotland (5:03)
  2. Feathers: Based on a Jewish folktale from Eastern Europe (4:25)
  3. The Magic Brocade: Based on a fairytale from China (15:16)
  4. Paca and Beetle: Based on a folktale from Brazil (4:28)
  5. Feeding His Clothes: Based on a Sufi story from the Middle East (3:16)
  6. Giving the Moon: Based on a Zen Story from Japan (4:59)
  7. The Tiger, the Brahman and the Jackal: Based on a tale from India (8:27)
  8. Drakestail: Based on a folktale from France (7:31)
  9. The Red and Blue Coat: Based on a folktale from the Congo (5:32)
  10. Ode to 398.2 : A song celebrating the Dewey Decimal System number for folktales (1:12)

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