Origin of folk song
Examples from the Web for folk song
She says the thing she was singing is a Polish folk-song about death and sorrow, and it's called a—what was that, Anna?Cheerful--By Request|Edna Ferber
The concrete elements of folk-song, rhythm and scale, as they are more apparent, are far less important.Symphonies and Their Meaning; Third Series, Modern Symphonies|Philip H. Goepp
The influence of the folk-song is certainly most marked in the slow movements, just as that of the dance is shown in the finales.Haydn|John F. Runciman
She sang in Hungarian, a folk-song, and a love song of the people of her own land.The Mark of the Beast|Sidney Watson
The fabliau takes every phase of life for its subject; the folk-song acquires elegance and does not lose raciness and truth.