folk music

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Synonyms for folk music

the traditional and typically anonymous music that is an expression of the life of people in a community

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Part reference work, part conceptual study, the authors have drawn together a wealth of primary and secondary literature to trace the development of pre-1960s folk music on both sides of the Atlantic.
We are working with National Academy of Performing Art (NAPA) and would take a delegation to 20 to 25 artists, including of folk music to Austria where they would perform and then our delegation would come to Pakistan in March for music festival,\" she said and added that she loves folk music of Sindh.
He said, it was the folk music which cements people of different cultures together.
New York, which has been the source of so much creativity throughout its history, was central to the folk music revival that swept the country and became one of the remarkable phenemona of the 20th century," says Susan Henshaw Jones, director of the Museum of the City of New York.
And of the 37 nominations for them, nine are either from this region or have studied at a groundbreaking folk music course here.
At the core of the narrative stands James Theophilus Appavoo (1940-2005), a theologian, musician, community organizer, and teacher at the forefront of the Christian Dalit folk music movement.
Jarvela is a name long associated with Finnish folk music, one that runs centuries old.
The first part of the book provides a detailed analysis of contemporary English folk concepts and mechanisms--not only by discussing various concepts of 'folk', but also by highlighting the role of the music industry, media presentation, and mainstreaming processes in English folk music.
This big, beautiful, oversized hardcover is a love letter to the Caffe, the many musicians who've graced Lena's tiny stage, and to folk music itself.
Musician and project officer Angharad Jenkins said 10 Mewn Bus, which is nominated in the arts category, aimed to make traditional Welsh folk music relevant to modern audiences.
CONGRATULATIONS have been pouring in for singer and fiddle-player, Eliza Carthy after her MBE appointment in the Queen's Birthday Honours for her contribution to English folk music.
26th International Conference Gives Midwest its Inaugural Taste of What it's Like to be Home Base to Folk Music
Seeger is best known for spearheading an American folk revival and spending a long career propagating folk music as an important heritage and a channel of peace and social change.
Rikib, a folklore research scholar at Guwahati University, has been working with his brother Razzak to promote Assamese folk music globally.
This guy could make a jar of pickled onions interesting and don't doubt it, when it comes to folk music, Mike certainly knows his onions.