And on to the ballad of the Hanging Chads and the Lieutenant Goes Wind Surfing.
An aspiring composer [could] write an ‘Ode to Oberlin’ or a budding poet pen ‘The ballad of Barnard.’
Before a White House audience, a Chinese pianist played an anti-American ballad.
Michelle Cottle on the ballad of Johnny and Rielle—and the lessons we can all learn from their torrid affair.
And it was a radical part of your tool set, throwing it into a ballad, which was also a canonized jazz standard.
But the said number is a ballad number, and has been since the antique time.
In 1788 a ballad in an almanac brought the custom into popular ridicule.
It was an Oriental ballad all about poniards, flowers, and stars.
Paklin began begging the old people to sing them some ballad.
He relates battles and skirmishes as from an eyewitness, when his eyes thievishly beguiled a ballad of them.
A simple narrative song, or a narrative poem suitable for singing. The ballad usually has a short stanza, such as:
There are twelve months in all the year,
As I hear many men say,
But the merriest month in all the year
Is the merry month of May.
A simple narrative song, or, alternatively, a narrative poem suitable for singing. (See under “Conventions of Written English.”)