The Pied Piper of Hamelin. Karina Kuo. A folk tale from the town of Hamelin in Germany. Famous versions of the legend the Brothers Grimm Robert Browning. About Hamelin. The earliest mention of the story a stained glass window placed in the Church of Hamelin c. 1300.
The Pied Piper of Hamelin Karina Kuo
A folk tale from the town of Hamelin in Germany. • Famous versions of the legend • the Brothers Grimm • Robert Browning
About Hamelin • The earliest mention of the story a stained glass window placed in the Church of Hamelin c. 1300.
About the story...... Date back to 1284.....
Origins • 14th century Decan Lude chorus book • 15th century Lueneburg manuscript In the year of 1284, on the day of Saints John and Paul on 26 June 130 children born in Hamelin were seduced By a piper, dressed in all kinds of colors, and lost at the place of execution near the koppen.
Origins • 16th and 17th century sources “Concerning the Wonders of his Times” (1556 ) by Jobus Fincelius “Restitution of Decayed Intelligence” (1605) Richard Rowland Verstegan • The earliest English account • immediate source of Robert Browning
Origins • 19th century versions The Brothers Grimm“The Pied Piper of Hamelin” Robert Browning the poem “The Pied Piper of Hamelin”(1842 )
The poem “The Pied Piper of Hamelin” • Verse 13 “When, lo, as they reached the mountain's side,A wondrous portal opened wide,As if a cavern was suddenly hollowed;And the Piper advanced and the children followed,And when all were in to the very last,The door in the mountain-side shut fast.”
Effect in Linguistics • Pied-piping part of the phenomenon called Wh-movement ex: For whom are the pictures? • English phrase "pay the piper“ • Pied Piper effect
Effect in Music • "Lose Yourself" 8 Mile Soundtrack (2002) Eminem • "The Piper" Super Trouper (1980) ABBA • "My Fairy King" Queen(2003) Queen
There are still more?! • Literary • Theater: opera, musical, ballet...... • Cartoon • TV episode
Reference • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pied_Piper • http://www.hameln.com/ • http://www.ims.uni-stuttgart.de/~jonas/piedpiper.html • http://www.wilsonsalmanac.com/pied_piper.html • http://tw.music.yahoo.com/hot/album/