folk song

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Synonyms for folk song

a song that is traditionally sung by the common people of a region and forms part of their culture

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Grainger's contribution to musical modernism through folk song arrangements is the focus of Peter Tregear's chapter.
All three albums were the result of a five-year period that MacCrimmon spent in Turkey during the latter half of the 1980s, during which she lived and studied in ystanbul and also extensively traveled across Thrace and the Balkans to compile little-known folk songs of the region for her academic work.
Here, de Val is exceptionally informative, as she traces her subject's early exposure to folk song.
The group perform, among others, their own arrangements of anonymously written English folk songs
The Ballad Collectors is an outstanding resource for learning about the detailed lives of America's most important folk song collectors.
The Xinjiang Folk Song, Dance and Music Ensemble was performed by the Xinjiang Art troupe, which has explored, innovated and performed a large number of Xinjiang dance and music programmes consisting of Muslim characteristics and the spirit of the modern times.
The highlights included melodious Uttarkhandi folk songs and colourful dances.
The contests involved folk songs and dances in addition to camel and horse racing.
Life Flows On in Endless Song: Folk Songs and American History.
bar] ELSH poet Twm Morys is going on the trail of one of Wales' most famous and poignant folk songs.
Grimes' volume is a must-have for anyone interested in Ohio's folk traditions, and will be well-received by anyone who loves folk songs and folk music.
Tartous, (SANA)-The folk songs in the Syrian coast are tightly connected to the public sentiments of the area, thus turning into a mirror reflecting the people's inherent creativity.
He then settled down to enjoy a musical nite of local folk songs.
Abohar, April 29 (ANI): For centuries folk songs have treasured people who passed it on from one generation to another.
After intermission, the concert was divided into folk songs and art songs.