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Origin of folk music
Words nearby folk music
Example sentences from the Web for folk music
Cue 28-year-old Agrawal, whose passion for folk music birthed the nonprofit Anahad Foundation in 2012, and the creation of the BackPack Studio that remains one of a kind in India.
Music is a huge part of the tone of Black Dynamite overall—going back to the original 2009 movie on which the series is based.‘Black Dynamite’ Presents Police Brutality: The Musical|Stereo Williams|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
I gotta say—I think this past year was pretty bad for music.Coffee Talk with Fred Armisen: On ‘Portlandia,’ Meeting Obama, and Taylor Swift’s Greatness|Marlow Stern|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
What an amazing thing to be able to listen to any music you want, a whole world of bands.
Do you think that as we get older our thoughts shift to the more abstract, the music, than the definite, the lyrics?
I remember all our music appeared on Spotify overnight, without anybody asking us.
There are some folk in this country, you know, who manifest a very retiring disposition at times.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
Henry Rowley Bishop, a noted English music composer, died, aged 68.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
In Manila particularly, amidst the pealing of bells and strains of music, unfeigned enthusiasm and joy were everywhere evident.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
It was no wonder that he felt quite at home in the duck-pond, which was made for web-footed folk.The Tale of Grandfather Mole|Arthur Scott Bailey
He takes a turn up and down the room, looks at the music, and if the piece interests him, he will call upon you.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
British Dictionary definitions for folk music
Cultural definitions for folk music
A kind of music originating from the ordinary people of a region or nation and continued by oral tradition. The ballad (see also ballad) is a typical form of folk music. Music is also called “folk” when it is made by artists and composers who are inspired by, or imitate, true folk music. Composers such as Bob Dylan and Woody Guthrie are folk musicians of the second kind.