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Episode 38 - Musical Kennings

July 15th, 2018

Episode 38 – Musical Kennings

 

Things we talk about in this episode:

Opening Music:

'Ancient Whispers I' by P C III, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Licence.

[http://freemusicarchive.org/music/P_C_III/Ad_Astra_Vol_1/03_Ancient_Whispers_I]

Closing Music:

'Round II - The Ancients' by Learning Music, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Licence

[http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Learning_Music/An_End_Like_This/32_Round_II_-_The_Ancients]

Background fire ambience by inchadney from freesound.org

Hogswatch/ Soul Cake Duck – both from the Discworld, Terry Pratchett

Yes, there is the heathen equivalent of an Easter Egg hidden away in one of our earlier episodes… ssssshhh, don’t tell everyone.

“That’s a good cup’o’joe.” Monsters vs Aliens (2009) https://www.videodetective.com/movies/monsters-vs-aliens-good-cup-of-joe/963754

Kenning – the Havamal example

the rune poem: ‘the sea-horse on the whale road’

“to ken” in Scot’s dialect

the rune Kennaz

That episode in Star Trek: The Next Generation – “Darmok” (season 5, episode 2) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darmok and http://www.startrek.com/article/one-trek-mind-deciphering-darmok

Spartans at Thermopylae https://www.britannica.com/event/Battle-of-Thermopylae-Greek-history-480-BC

Earth to Asgard https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kWmfIacPS94

Freya:
Salute by Little Mix https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kjpa0SMOug0
RESPECT – Aretha Franklin https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6FOUqQt3Kg0

Frey:
“You don’t half look like your picture,”
Summertime by DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kr0tTbTbmVA
Fields of Gold by Eva Cassidy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9UVjjcOUJLE
Diablo Roja by Rodrigo e Gabriella https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VgvaEHbeY2k you can watch them playing it live here (with an extra twiddly bit in the middle) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PT9hvyDvKHA

Hel
Living Dead Girl by Rob Zombie https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BvsMPOfblfg

Skathi
Life on Earth by Snow Patrol https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XqYWcp1JH7Y

Baldur
Shine by Take That https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JwC1Ctrj6Xk
Titanium by Sia https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JRfuAukYTKg

Ragnarok
Skyfall by Adele https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7HKoqNJtMTQ
Broadsword by Jethro Tull https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xVBT6wktF5E
Come with Me Now by Kongos https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gz2GVlQkn4Q

Einherjar
The theme from Police Academy (1984). For a more eloquent exploration of reasoning, see this article: http://www.cracked.com/blog/5-dumb-movies-with-disproportionately-awesome-theme-songs/

Being played by a police band: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vjWkTm4nTg4

Midgard
Hammer of Bronze by Robert Falkenstein http://www.odins-gift.com/poth/H/hammerofbronze.htm

I’m a Human Being by Sandi Thom https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iFCVuvC9iF8

Frigga’s relationship with Odin
The First Time (ever I saw your face) by Roberta Flack https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Id_UYLPSn6U

Loki tied to the rocks, calling out to Odin
Hello by Adele https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YQHsXMglC9A

“Covered in bees!” Eddie Izzard, from his Glorious tour https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xs-tl6GBOBo

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