Fairy Tale

[Suk] Josef Suk wrote the music for Julius Zeyer`s mythological drama Radúz and Mahulena in 1897-8. It was first performed on 6 June 1898, under the baton of Adolf Čech. In 1899-1900, Suk extracted a four-movement Suite to this Pohadka (or Fairy Tale). Zeyer greatly impressed Suk. The style and orchestration is much affected by Richard St...
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Fairy Tale

Fairy tale is British slang for an unbelievable tale or excuse.
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fairy tale

Genre of magical story, usually originating in folklore. Typically in European fairy tales, a poor, brave, and resourceful hero or heroine goes through testing adventures...
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Fairy Tale

a story written for, or told to, children which includes elements of magic and magical folk, such as fairies, elves, goblins.
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fairy tale

noun an interesting but highly implausible story; often told as an excuse
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fairy tale

wonder tale involving marvellous elements and occurrences, though not necessarily about fairies. The term embraces such popular folktales (Märchen, ... [7 related articles]
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fairy tale

A narrative in prose about the fortunes and, very often more so, misfortunes of a hero / heroine, who having experienced various superhuman adventures, lives happily ever after. Fairy tales are part of folk literature, as ballads are. Sometimes supernatural creatures appear, such as fairies, gnomes or elves which have superhuman power to guide peop...
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fairy tale

Genre of magical story, usually originating in folklore. Typically in European fairy tales, a poor, brave, and resourceful hero or heroine goes through testing adventures to eventual good fortune. The Germanic tales collected by the Grimm brothers have been retold in many variants. Charles Perrault's retellings include `Cinderella` an...
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Fairy tale

A fairy tale (pronounced /ˈfeəriˌteɪl/) is a type of short story that typically features European folkloric fantasy characters, such as dwarves, elves, fairies, giants, gnomes, goblins, mermaids, trolls, or witches, and usually magic or enchantments. Fairy tales may be distinguished from other folk narratives such as legends (which generally i...
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Fairy Tale

In common parlance, a tale about elves, dragons, hobgoblins, sprites, and other fantastic magical be
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