Folk Sentence Examples
These mountaineering folk talked a different language.
The folk songs are the truest and most interesting national literature.
Isla has been singing folk songs in public since the age of ten.
No, no, he's a folk singer.
He liked to hear the folk tales one of the soldiers used to tell of an evening (they were always the same), but most of all he liked to hear stories of real life.Advertisement
Some traditional music has a history that dates back many, many centuries, but the history of Irish folk music really only begins in the late 18th century, and the music did not really pick up steam until the 19th century.
They naturally take their rise among an agricultural folk.
A man who stood for what he believed to be right, loved by the ordinary folk.
Claire gave a hint of a nod, remaining under the archway to the parlor, as if entering might subject her to some vile disease from these common folk.
The Lancelot story, in its rise and development, belongs exclusively to the later stage of Arthurian romance; it was a story for the court, not for the folk, and it lacks alike the dramatic force and human appeal of the genuine "popular" tale.Advertisement
Farther east, Nantucket, a smaller island of triangular shape, is likewise the home of a seafaring folk who still retain in some degree primitive habits, though summer visitors are more and more affecting its life.
The two languages undoubtedly existed side by side during the last century B.C., Latin being alone recognized officially and in society, while Oscan was preserved mainly by intercourse with the country folk who frequented the market.
Bollywood dancing is a combination of classical Indian folk and modern Indian dancing.
The thing is, folk have been decorating evergreen boughs for a lot longer than there have been Christmas trees in folk's houses.
The original Greek style bouzoukis are still very popular, both for Greek music, and accompanying traditional folk music.Advertisement
Many - if not most - still wear the burka and their men folk dominate their lives.
The main and cellar theaters offer drama, dance, alternative cabaret, folk, jazz, rock and comedy.
Hundreds of peasants, among them the Bogucharovo folk, suddenly began selling their cattle and moving in whole families toward the southeast.
Yet large as the terms were, the emperor would probably have been well advised to grant them; but Honorius was one of those timid and feeble folk who are equally unable to make war or peace, and refused to look beyond the question of his own personal safety, guaranteed as it was by the dikes and marshes of Ravenna.
I'm going to end with one folk carol which immediately struck me.Advertisement
This is what most people regard Mountain Biking as - a group of folk out having a carry-on and riding some nice trails.
Many elderly & disabled folk need to cross here, often in electric wheel chairs.
Liza Austin, the leader, revived the group in 1980 and now they perform on the British folk festival circuit.
Even today the indigenous folk express their independent spirit by claiming direct viking descent.
The shows, therefore, and the toys were all very primitive, and would be utterly despised by the young folk now.Advertisement
The Fen folk are afraid of becoming further alienated; having seen their health care facilities systematically dismembered over the past three years.
Perhaps her greatest influence, however, is her mother, the songwriter and folk diva Chris While.
The force of what he created was so down-to-earth that the appeal was even to many in the traditional folk crowd.
The Wrigley Sisters Scotland UK BBC award winning fiddle, guitar and piano folk duo.
When people think of a car club they often think of somewhat eccentric old folk who live in the past world of motoring.
Their sound is best described as funky electro, didgeridoo, ambient, rhythmic, dance folk.
The heavily embossed body conveys the product's heritage by telling an Indian folk story.
This has all the credentials of a ' folk etymology ' myth.
A blend of folk, jazz and classical music was very experimental but good.
This time we were off to the Trowbridge folk festival.
Sometimes the Intermediate Strings work together with the Junior Strings on different sorts of string playing such as folk fiddle and Jazz.
In addition to research, Terry stays involved with classical and baroque flute and has recently ventured into jazz and folk music.
I am about to take the next folk club publicity flyer to our printers.
I guess folk having epics approached from the track to the north.
Why did housing officers from Knowsley Council/Housing Trust move heroin addicts into decent tower blocks populated by elderly folk and decent tenants?
The people who rob or con or harm our old folk should be put in the stocks in Kirkby Town Center.
This Culture Online project includes contributions from curators from museums and galleries and compelling stories from everyday folk using pictures, words and video.
Trawl fishing began in 1882, attracting fisher folk from coastal settlements in Kincardineshire and as far south as Northumberland.
The peasant folk lived in dark, dank cottages with a fire in the middle of the floor.
Head to the main square, where locals, dressed in traditional Canarian costume, perform folk dances.
He had been collecting folk dances with their music (he made recordings very often either on tape or on film ).
Although studying folk music intensively, his work with Vujicsics is not an academic excercise, far from it.
In this interview I have tried to explore the folk music that influenced the Vujicsics Ensemble.
Its boundaries seem to be none exist and can feel operatic at one time and like traditional folk music the next.
Sidmouth is one of the great institutions of British folk music - a week long festival that's been running for over 50 years.
Inspiration comes from his neighbors, teachers, and collecting folk songs in Yugoslavia.
T hey are looking volunteers to add realistic special effects to give folk a real fright on the way round.
The cerebral cortexes of older folk are too hardened up to let such frippery in.
We really have become too gutless to stop folk doing covers, I feel.
In 1404 the legendary Welsh folk hero Owain Glyndwr convened a parliament here during his military campaign for Welsh autonomy.
The Devil's cloven hoof is perhaps one of the most common articles of folk belief.
Modern research has validated long-standing folk medicine practices of using horsetail to mend connective tissue and bone.
Browse the folk crafts and sample the brightly hued tropical fruits and you'll begin to get a taste of Antigua's true flavors.
Are you planning any new material for Sebadoh and/or The folk implosion in the near future?
Doctors are given a small financial inducement for doing occasional medical check-ups on older folk.
The Order of perpetual indulgence is more than just a bunch of folk in holy drag.
Dave and John have been massively influential over the years in their meticulous research and presentation of many folk events.
Now, archeologists cut a trench through territory once inhabited by folk they find interesting.
Our repertoire mainly comprises well known Irish folk songs to get the audience singing and lively jigs and reels to set the toes tapping.
Children were taught folk songs " Do ye ken John Peel?
The only minority they do n't kowtow to is country folk.
A lovely album from a singer who represents the lifeblood of British folk.
Harte also argues that fairy lore has an elite, courtly rather folk origin.
There is folk lore to say there used to be a Roman temple up at the top end of Beer.
Program includes madrigals, Gospel music, Icelandic folk music, and an opportunity to meet the singers afterward.
Once on Easdale Island we visit the local folk museum, where we learn about the life of the former slate mining community.
Outside Brittany, another outpost of folk music is central France.
They made their comments after an American folk musician was told to pack her guitar by a street warden outside Camden Town Tube station.
It was a real joy to see probably the world's most accomplished box player encouraging a newcomer to the world of folk!
Folklore and folk custom, by their nature, are manifestations of primarily oral cultures.
Issue 34 includes features on Jim Moray English folk music's wonderkid on why he's happy to remain an outsider.
Secondly, folk music consisted of simple short forms, a basically pentatonic scale, and simple language.
From psychedelic folk to space prog The Beta Band, made some of the most intriguing, yet wilfully perverse music of the Ã¢90s.
Its vibrant restaurants specialize in delicious fresh fish, kebabs and marinated pork and very many have folk groups and dancing.
When we visited there was a very striking exhibition examining how African folk art has influenced primitivism in western art.
They also sang folk songs and wrote and read prose and poetry.
In what sense, if any, is ` folk psychology ' a theory?
A brilliant raconteur, he'll be interviewed by Colin Irwin, perhaps folk's best-known journalist.
You'll recognize them; them, they're the ' eccentric ' folk who drift from place to place making utterly random comments.
The rise of Fascism led to an identification of folk studies with deeply reactionary or racist ideology.
Wretched is the likeness of folk who deny the revelations of Allah.
Landing in Greenwich Village NY, the urban folk revival was still in full swing.
The younger generation, tho, doesn't realize how much it owes to American and British folk revivalists of the 1950s and 1960s.
Capsaicin has been used for many treatments including rheumatism, in folk medicine.
Folk dance groups played an important role in our career.
The golden rules are; Never drink eat or dance with faerie folk.
All of her friends said how lucky she was and how they wished the little folk would leave them a shiny sixpence.
He's scarily clever and doing his phd on data archiving for the folk at CERN who build atom smashers... .
Fairport Convention also included a smattering of songs by various folk artists.
Benjamin Wetherill, a singer- songwriter with the chilling looks of H.P Lovecraft played a beautiful set of songs inspired by medieval folk.
Venereum Arvum work primarily with folk and medieval material, but they don't deal in easily digestible sound bites.
This February BBC Four shines the spotlight on Britain's rich musical heritage with a season of programming devoted to folk.
In the ensuing folk rock stampede, Vanguard never did reap the huge folk rock sales of Columbia or even its indie rival Elektra.
And there are loads of folk who think the Italian let-off absolutely stinks.
Many Midwinter customs and folk superstitions are also connected to St. Andrew ' s day.
It is suffused with " magic realism " a folk surrealism in which people fly and mysterious juxtapositions are the norm.
What about using folk tales to talk about globalization?
Following the tradition of Mercury Rev and Arcade Fire, this six-piece combine small-town folk with rock theatrics.
Each track feels timeless yet is undeniably steeped in 60Ã¢s folk, Walker Brothers production and a Leonard Cohen temperament.
They include well known local performer Ben Blance with his blend of folk tinged with rock.
Passionate words, lively tunes and complex rhythms reflect the richness of the Nicaraguan folk tradition.
It is a traditional folk tune that had been covered by Bob Dylan.
The singer uses the Japanese folk style playing the ukulele, more info on her cna be obtained here at JVC Music.
Sought out by the dying Lord Merton, she is taken to his estate in the Northern Isles where the Folk are particularly unruly.
Valenti then moved upstate to San Francisco, where the folk circuit was much more healthy.
Lead vocalist wanted Lead vocalist wanted Lead vocalist to jam with folk guitarist.
The distinctive tune was based on South African folk music played on a penny whistle.
And here wis me thinkin ' mod wis a movement comprised ay working class folk.
There is no evidence to show that the Hernici ever spoke a really different dialect from the Latins; but one or two glosses indicate that they had certain peculiarities of vocabulary, such as might be expected among folk who clung to their local customs. Their name, however, with its Co-termination, classes them along with the Co-tribes, like the Volsci, who would seem to have been earlier inhabitants of the west coast of Italy, rather than with the tribes whose names were formed with the No-suffix.
Among this Semitic folk is to be observed a great variety of immigrant stocks, settled in isolated patches, which have done much to contaminate the masses about them.
Few things are finer in music or literature than the end of the second act of Die Meistersinger, from the point where Sachs's apprentice begins the riot, to the moment when the watchman, frightened at the silence of the moonlit streets so soon after he has heard all that noise, announces eleven o'clock and bids the folk pray for protection against evil spirits, while the orchestra tells us of the dreams of Walther and Eva and ends by putting poetry even into the pedantic ineptitudes of the malicious Beckmesser.
Even at the present day the wardrobe of the Sinaitic Bedouin is much more complicated than that of their female folk.
In 1900 its population was 852,712 (all but wholly Romanist), of whom more than half were German-speaking, and many in the south Italian-speaking, while in certain side valleys of the Adige system the quaint old Ladin dialect, still surviving also in the Swiss Engadine, is the prevailing tongue; in the southern half of the region there are a few German-speaking among the Italian-speaking folk.
His tastes were singularly modest, his manners rather reserved, but always kind and considerate for humble folk.
These tribes have been subject to the intrusion from the south of more recent Bantu folk, such as the Yao, belonging to the Ama-Zulu branch of the race, while from the north there has been an immigration of Hamito-Negroid peoples.
And The Canadian Folk Singer, Though In A Land Of Myriad Springs, Still Goes A La Claire Fontaine Of His Ancestral Fancy; While The Lullabies His Mother Sang Him, Like The Love Songs With Which He Serenades His Blonde, Were Nearly All Sung Throughout The Normandy Of Le Grand Monarque.
The folk of Latium after the Safine conquest were no longer Latiares but Latini; and over against the old name Quiritis was the new Populus Romanus.
The Hauran Druses are a vigorous, independent folk, with a well-deserved reputation for courage, very astute, and hospitable to Europeans, especially the British, with whom they have an old tradition of friendship. But, like most persecuted but semiindependent peoples, they are both cruel, and, by our standards, treacherous.
Religion may here be defined as the conception of divine, or at least supernatural powers entertained by men in moments of gratitude or of need and distress, in hours of weakness, when, as Homer says, " all folk yearn after the gods."
There is a large body of myths about the Alcheringa folk, or Mura-Mura (see Spencer and Gillen, Native Tribes of Central Australia, Native Tribes of Northern Australia, and Howitt, Native Tribes of SouthEastern Australia), and the myths of their wanderings, prodigies and institution of rites and magic are represented in the dances of the mysteries.
It's the only one worth remembering; but since that... it's only been tormenting folk.
Well, there 's nowt so queer as folk, is there?
I must say that the Conservative Party have attracted some very queer folk.
A brilliant raconteur, he'll be interviewed by Colin Irwin, perhaps folk 's best-known journalist.
You'll recognize them; them, they 're the ' eccentric ' folk who drift from place to place making utterly random comments.
Their unique blend of voices in unaccompanied singing was received with raptures of delight by the folk fans and music critics alike.
James labeled the sins of those folk in stark, ugly and repulsive terms.
The younger generation, tho, does n't realize how much it owes to American and British folk revivalists of the 1950s and 1960s.
In addition to an evening concert, three participatory workshops cover folk guitar playing, samba drumming and folk tunes.
Sound carries easily on the still moorland air which is why the little folk heard every scornful word that Mabel had just uttered.
Modem secular folk, of course, pretend otherwise.
Joji 's concert programs also include Joji 's performances of shakuhachi flute and vocals of Japanese folk songs arranged by him.
I Wanna Hold Your Hand in an English folk club complete with singalong chorus from the audience.
Nature sleuths sought Bedfordshire folk who love listening for the patter of tiny feet should contact the Forestry Commission right away.
He 's scarily clever and doing his phd on data archiving for the folk at CERN who build atom smashers....
Folk revival songbook - 70+ popular folk songs associated with the 60's folk revival.
Venereum Arvum work primarily with folk and medieval material, but they do n't deal in easily digestible sound bites.
This February BBC Four shines the spotlight on Britain 's rich musical heritage with a season of programming devoted to folk.
She joined the folk supergroup Equation in 1995 as a replacement for another singing sensation, Kate Rusby.
Squashee Phil Hardy showed his folk roots with the tear-jerker Ã¢Scotland Is My HomeÃ¢, which, factually, is hard to argue with.
Being thrifty folk, we 'd saved on the van hire and opted to do the weekend in cars.
Then we wandered round various bars where jazz & folk groups were entertaining the thronging masses.
Well known on the local folk scene from the 70's for his comic compositions, singing and playing his ukulele banjo.
Among them are unlettered folk who know the Scripture not except from hearsay.
Lead vocalist Wanted Lead vocalist to jam with folk guitarist.
Two media folk in Millbank regularly wager bets on how long certain politicians can go in an interview without uttering their favorite words.
In July the summer residents host a local fair with folk dancing, exhibitions and a wrestling contest.
That is because they disbelieved in Allah and His messenger, and Allah guideth not wrongdoing folk.
The narration of the folk tale made it more interesting.
There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly, by Pam Adams is a beautifully illustrated book of the folk song that many grew up with.
Eclectic furniture might have a lot of folk art influences mixed with different cultural artifacts.
The green folk are carpooling, riding their bikes, walking or using public transportation to get to work.
At the first sign of that familiar tingling sensation, go to your kitchen and try this time-tested folk remedy.
This form of herpes is non-life threatening and they can be treated with a variety of methods from over the counter medications to common folk remedies.
While no one knows exactly who came up with this folk remedy, the bottom line is that it seems to work.
If you find that tea bags don't do the trick, there are other folk remedies that utilize familiar herbs.
As with so many herbal remedies, tea tree oil has a long history of use as a folk remedy.
Apple cider vinegar is a renowned folk remedy, believed to be a cure-all for a host of common ailments.
According to the Institure for Traditional Medicine, principles of Tibetan medicine have their origins in traditional folk medicine known as Bon.
Tibetan herbalism is an ancient and complex system based on science, folk medicine and spirituality.
The evidence and support for this treatment remains largely anecdotal and rooted in folk medicine.
Herbal remedies and products aren't always backed by hard scientific evidence, even if folk wisdom swears by them.
Whether you prefer a bold stars and stripes approach to decorating with a patriotic flair, or if you like the Americana and folk art style, you can create a fabulous kitchen environment with patriotic home décor.
A cane back rocking chair, pewter candleholders and folk art wall hangings are the ideal patriotic complements to your quilt set.
The new bold fabrics are inspired by Uzbek folk art, Suzani patterns, and former-Soviet-Union-style motifs.
Americana folk art is portrayed as naive in style and does not follow the traditional rules of proportion and perspective.
Folk artists are typically from rural or pre-industrial societies and relate to craftsmen more than fine artists.
However, before you go looking for a tin chandelier, it is helpful to know a little bit about the history behind this folk art, and what to look for when purchasing your lighting fixture.
Traditional Mexican folk art includes wooden carvings, statues, religious art and other hand crafted ornaments.
In Mexican home decor, you may see some Day of the Dead (Dia De Los Muertos) folk art.
For curious folk, you can find out more information about words.
Folk Art Flowers is a collection of simple graphic flowers.
However you choose your quotes and sayings for scrapbooks, you'll find that they add a touch of personality and folk wisdom to your scrapbook layouts.
Once you have an exotic background, include some flag stickers and some pictures of your kids eating sushi or watching Mexican folk dancing.
Teen designs are all about being fun, flirty, and fashionable, and the creative folk behind these inventions know how to think of many interesting ways to dazzle.
It is a mix of North American folk music and Latin rhythms and instrumentation.
Then … the factories, those places of hard labor where decent folk are imprisoned, will progressively become empty.
Sometimes sheet music can be found for old traditional folk songs, and this is an advantage for folk guitarists looking to accurately recreate their favorite songs from yesteryear.
It is more common to find sheet music for classical music from composers such as Bach, Mozart and Beethoven, and traditional music, such as American and Celtic folk music.
Over a third of Led Zeppelin's music is acoustic, drawing from country, folk, Celtic, Irish and acoustic blues music.
Often also called the "folk" guitar, the Dreadnought style originally designed by the Martin Guitar Company produces a deep bodied-sound.
However, the style has roots in many larger musical styles such as folk, gospel, blues and Celtic music forms.
If you are new to your study of jazz, you will quickly realize that the chords used to compose your favorite songs are much more intricate than the chords used in rock, folk, blues and country music.
Learn some simple rock, folk, blues or country songs, and then move on from there.
In 1963, a musicologist discovered Hurt and encouraged him to move north and take part in the folk music revival of the mid-1960s.
Dylan's musical style has encompassed folk music, protest songs and main stream rock with some country twang.
Many popular folk, country, rock, blues and even some jazz songs are simple enough to play along with if someone calls out the chords to you.
The most popular songs on the website are a curious mixture that transcends both genre and time, from folk to metal, from classics to contemporary favorites.
It's a mixture of folk art, Americana, nature and craftsmanship.
Folk lore says that the stone was found after a lightening strike hit the ground.
Check out small stores on college campuses that sell folk jewelry, symbolic jewelry or metaphysical items.
For centuries it has been used for cooking as well as for medicinal purposes by folk medicine practitioners.
Sing-alongs. Have weekly opportunities for singing familiar hymms, folk songs, and tunes together.
Bunratty Castle and Folk Park A premiere attraction in Ireland, visitors can enjoy the 15th century castle and the 19th century village, including glimpses of life in another time.
The series has since spawned another sequel, City Folk, on the Wii.
You name yourself, choose your gender, and are given a house in a village populated by friendly animal folk.
Cultural festivals such as the "Bon" dance keep the tradition alive among everyday folk, while more performative versions such as kabuki and noh theatre preserve the more formal steps.
Like most dance forms, Japanese folk dance has very specifically choreographed forms to specific pieces of music.
Western dance forms such as ballet or even the folk dancing of Russia contain large leaps and jumps, fighting against gravity and the constraints of the earth.
Many folk dance troupes have also integrated traditional Japanese dances such as the Tanko Bushi into their repertoire as well, ensuring that the dances will be remembered and performed for years to come.
Technically there are many others, both folk dances and popular disco-era dances like the Electric Slide.
Various folk dances arrived with immigrant groups and by the mid-19th century vaudeville and ballroom dance were popular.
In fact, line dancing originates in folk dances during a time when it was not acceptable for men and women to touch physically in historical couple dances.
It would be impossible to catalog all of the steps in Philippine Folk dance - it is far too broad a spectrum.
Breaking down the steps in Philippine folk dances should be done separately for colonial and indigenous dances.
The hora is a traditional Jewish dance that can be considered a fun folk dance that is simple enough to have become a social dance.
The two step refers to a particular dance move, or series of dance moves, that are found in both folk dance and other genres from ballroom to breakdancing.
The basic concept is a folk dance to welcome the spirits of deceased loved ones.
The best-known national folk dance of the Philippines is called the Tinikling.
Of course, the dancers don't use real traps in their folk dances.
Beginning dancers perform at a slower rhythm, but experienced performers do this folk dance with an effortless grace at a running pace.
Paso Doble was created as a Spanish folk dance, and was also used to illustrate a bullfight.
Many indigenous cultures have rain dances as part of their folk dancing, but the Indian Rain Dance in North America is one of the most well-known versions.
Nearly all Mexican folk dance features an upbeat rhythm and tone.
However, after the Civil War, common folk were included, and more details were included about their deaths.
Folk wisdom - and many advertisers - will tell you that poor circulation to the scalp is the culprit, or that you're losing your hair because you're not taking the right vitamins.
For classic male pattern balding, most doctors agree that folk remedies won't do a thing.
Although herbs like He Shou Wu have been used in traditional Chinese culture to support longevity and hair growth, folk usage does not carry the same weight as double-blind studies.
In addition to figuring heavily in dozens of myths and folk stories, dragons have inspired many types of art and architecture in the country.
You can find guidelines from the federal government, suggestions from obstetricians, and lots of folk wisdom that may or may not be correct.
The flavors of peppermint and lemon are old folk remedies for nausea; each woman will have to see for herself if they help.
Darutoside, the ingredient touted in the stretch mark minimizing cream, is a plant extract and another folk remedy.
There are many small clubs that feature jazz, folk, rock, alternative, and you name it music.
Performing free concerts in the park since 1882, the band is a deep city tradition and covers every genre of music from opera to folk music.
The Colombian singer began her career singing in Spanish, with genres consisting of folk and Latin rock.
Many folk artists create handmade game boards that are works of art in themselves.
Dragon Folk Studios - These candle cups come in clear, soft blue, rose, and ruby colors.
Many of these are traditional Russian folk songs with a long history and interesting tales attached to them.
Motets, Baroque music, English carols from the Middle Ages, and German folk songs are all instrumental in forming our modern holiday music traditions.
German folk songs established the foundation of the Christmas celebration as a whole.
Reformer Martin Luther is supposedly the original creator of this song about the Baby Jesus, by borrowing from a German folk song, "The Cradle Song" and an unnamed Scottish folk song.
The beauty of German folk art ornaments made Christmas trees a magical sight in the middle of the dreary East Coast winters.
Dressing up in folk costumes is popular for festivals, holidays, saints' days and other days when the culture of a particular region is celebrated.
With music by the incomparable Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky and choreography that combined classical romantic ballet, character and folk dances, it was an instant success and remains one of the most popular ballets in the world.
Add some flair to your fiesta by donning a multi-layered folk dress, shawl and sandals to imitate the famous 20th-century Mexican artist, Frida Kahlo.
If you are a science fiction or fantasy writer, the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America has a handy reference that outlines how laws affects writers and other publishing folk.
It is not a new-found gum, for in ancient times it was used in folk medicine to treat things like persistent cough, and was also used as a laxative and, oddly enough, also to treat diarrhea.
It promotes calmness as well as growth and healing, and in folk tradition it is used to represent nature.
Kinder Art-Kinder Art offers art lessons in architecture, art history, drama, drawing, folk art, painting, sculpture, and more.
The fact is that Disney animated feature films have come from several sources, such as adaptations of books, stories, fairytales, folk tales, and legends.
The legend of Bloody Mary is explored in many different stories and folk tales.
Bloody Mary's impact on popular culture is unmistakable from the historical legends to the many folk stories, and even an alcoholic drink based on the legend.
Before commercials, the show's host presented the audience with a true-or-false question about a well-known piece of American folklore or folk wisdom.
Celebrities and common folk alike love Uggs for their comfort, flexibility and versatility.
The characters that live here are, likewise, interpretations of working class folk, whose dealings with community, family, religion and politics all provide fodder for the storylines.
In Bon Temps, Sam will struggle with who and what he is as Mary Ann works her will on the good folk of the town.
Belly dancing is a culture or folk dance performed in the Middle East, Asia and parts of Africa for a millennium.
World music can means Gaelic music, Flamenco, classical Indian sitar, Eastern European folk, or reggae music, to name only a few.
African music varies from country to country, but it generally can be called folk music, in the sense that the music preserves cultural stories and traditions and is the centerpiece of many important occasions in African life.
Rai is Algerian folk music, a blend of Middle Eastern and French influences, which is popular both across the Middle East and Western Europe.
When you add up all of the alt-countries, crunks, prog rocks, and folk pops of the world (to name a few), you will see that there are now more sub-genres of music than there are people to listen to them.
Sunny folk pop with lovely little melodies is what you will find here, and the singer's voice is one-in-a-million that you'll forgive them for this dreadful name.
Caribbean music includes Afro-Cuban, Calypso, Soca, Caribbean folk, and Mento music styles.
This can range from bagpipe music to traditional Celtic folk music to anything remotely Pogues-like.
Apples Dipped in Candy by Kasey Jones - Folk country with just a little bit of lounge jazz thrown in for good measure.
Instrumental music can mean anything from electronia to classical to folk, and just about everything in between.
This song comes from the new tribute to the Anthology of American Folk Music, which was released last month.
The original anthology collected the forgotten folk songs of early 20th century America, and this new volume features modern musicians covering these old time songs.
On her new record, Milkwhite Sheets, however, she returned to the folk roots of Belle and Sebastian and came out with something that is more straighforwardly folk than the Belles, yet still completely current.
From the drum beats of Africa to the folk songs of North America, children's music will continue its journey through time, teaching kids' life lessons and the basics of knowledge.
The song is an old Jamaican folk song and the original songwriter and composer is not known.
For the sake of our discussion, however, let's focus on two main styles of music most associated with Ireland - folk music and popular music.
In terms of folk and traditional music, Irish folk music is relatively new.
Despite the comparatively short history of Irish folk and traditional music, it has had an extraordinary amount of impact.
Irish folk music, along with its very close cousin, Scottish folk music, is one of the most recognized forms of folk music around.
The impact of Irish folk music has been far reaching, and its influence can certainly be seen in other forms of Irish music, especially Irish popular music.
Celtic Radio - Another live streaming radio option, Celtic Radio features the best of traditional Irish music with Scots folk music thrown into the mix.
Plant is known for blending blues, rock and folk music and has consistently reinvented himself over the course of his long music career.
The soundtrack, which features a collection of old American bluegrass and folk classics plus new tracks penned by some of bluegrass music's biggest stars, went to number one on the charts.
A large cast of musicians lent a hand to the score of the film, including big names in the bluegrass and folk world like Tim O'Brien and Jerry Douglas.
Political folk music is not only an important part of music history, but it is also an important part of political history.
Fred O'Connor had arranged the affair and Dean had reluctantly agreed to subject himself to the scrutiny of the cream of the town's lady folk.
In disposition the Australians are a bright, laughter-loving folk, but they are treacherous, untruthful and hold human life cheaply.
They are fond of singing and dancing, and are a gentle-mannered and hospitable folk.
After the original and exclusively English immigration from 1620 to 1640 there was nothing like regular foreign immigration until the 19th century; and it was a favourite assertion of Dr Palfrey that the blood of the fishing folk on Cape Cod was more purely English through two centuries than that of the inhabitants of any English county.
He lived in La Torre till his death in 1862, and the name of the English benefactor is still revered by the simple folk of the valleys.
Euphemistically they are addressed as mubarakin, " blessed ones," as we say "the good folk" or "the people of peace."
Folk Lore Has Always Been The Most Essentially French Of All Imaginative Influences In Canadian Life; And The Songs Are The Quintessence Of The Lore.
The Habitant Was Separated From Oldworld Changes Two Centuries Ago By Difference Of Place And Circumstances, While He Has Hitherto Been Safeguarded From Many New World Changes By The Segregative Influences Of Race, Religion, Language And Custom; And So His Folk Lore Still Remains The Intimate Alter Et Idem Of What It Was In The Days Of The Great Pioneers.
They were companions of St Columba and their efforts to convert the folk to Christianity seem to have impressed the popular imagination, for several islands bear the epithet "Papa" in commemoration of the preachers.
The village folk are mainly engaged in making toys, and carving crucifixes, rosaries and images of saints.
In the article Volsci it is shown that the addition of the -no- suffix is often a mark of the conquest of an original -co- folk by a Safine tribe.
Egyptian monks gradually won over the country folk, and in 402, under the influence of Theodosius and Porphyry the local bishop, the Marneion was destroyed and the cross made politically supreme.
Hudson Taylor in 1853 went to China as the agent of a number of folk in England who feared that missionary work was becoming too mechanical.
And the king claims that missions sent by him to certain Greek kingdoms that he names had resulted in the folk there conforming themselves to his religion.
Here he rescued the pagan folk from an impending famine, sent preachers to the Isle of Wight and founded a monastery at Selsey.
There were still traditions of the hardships inflicted upon the common folk by the expeditions of Charlemagne, and it is supposed that they anticipated similar evils in the event of his empire being restored.
In old Greece men now said that the Greek folk was hemmed in between the barbarian Artaxerxes on the one side and Dionysius, master and planter of barbarians, on the other.
His talent reached its height in the novel called Little Folk (1880), a most admirable study of lower middle-class life in Copenhagen.
He attempted no subjects at all commensurate with those of his great woodcuts, but contented himself for the most part with Madonnas, single figures of scripture or of the saints, some nude mythologies of a kind wholly new in northern art and founded upon the impressions received in Italy, and groups, sometimes bordering on the satirical, of humble folk and peasants.
Old legends represent him as having exterminated the Picts to the last man; and the Picts become, hi popular tradition, a mythical folk, hardly human, to whom great feats, including the building of Glasgow cathedral, are attributed, as the walls of Tiryns and Mycenae in Greece were traditionally assigned to the energy of the Cyclopes.
Historians of the north have distinguished as the " Viking Age " (Vikingertiden) the time when the Scandinavian folk first by their widespread piracies brought themselves forcibly into the notice of all the Christian peoples of western Europe.
We know that at the same time that some Scandinavian folk were harrying all the western lands, others were founding Garbariki (Russia) in the east; others were pressing still farther south till they came in contact with the eastern empire in Constantinople, which the northern folk knew as MikillgarOr (Mikklegard); so that when Hasting and Bjorn had sailed to Luna in the gulf of Genoa the northern folk had almost put a girdle round the Christian world.
There is every evidence that the vikings were not a mere lawless folk - that is, in their internal relations - but that a system of laws existed among them which was generally respected.
The rowers in each vessel, though among the northern folk these were free men and warriors, not slaves as in the Roman and Carthaginian galleys, would yet need to be supplemented by a contingent of fighting men, marines, in addition to their crew.
Bugge's Vikingerne (1904-6) is a study of the moral and social side of the vikings, or, one should rather say, of the earliest Scandinavian folk.
The villages on the sea-coast are inhabited by a Malayan population, and the northern and western portions of the island are occupied by a light-coloured Malay folk akin to the natives of the eastern Celebes.
The habit of allowing their meat to putrefy before regarding it as fit for food, and of encouraging children of tender age to drink to intoxication, accounts for absence of old folk and the heavy mortality which are to be observed among the Muruts of British North Borneo and some of the other more debased tribes of the interior of the island.
The most advanced folk were the "Chamorros" of the Ladrones, owing to the greater natural resources of the islands, and perhaps more frequent contact with influences from the west; but as a separate people they no longer exist, having been nearly exterminated by the Spaniards in the 17th century.
They are an industrious honest folk, chiefly engaged in trade and as physicians, scribes, and so on.
We may fairly say that natural and untaught people had more of the just intuition that was needed than learned folk trained in the schools.
Marett proposed the term " Animatism," Folk Lore (1900), xi.
See his treatise on The Making of Religion (1898), and Hartland's article on " The ' High Gods ' of Australia," Folk Lore (1898), ix.
A weekly paper, the Morning Light, is published, as well as monthly magazines for adults (the New Church Magazine) and young folk.
Over a mile south of Mold, on the right of the road to Nerquis, is the "Tower" (15th century, but perhaps restored in the 18th), where, in 1465 or 1 475, the royal chieftain, Rheinallt ab Gruffyd ad Bleddyn, hanged Robert Byrne, mayor of Chester, and subsequently burned alive some 200 Chester folk who tried to 'arrest him.
Saints and good people are always depicted full face, the devil and all bad folk are shown in profile.
The Frisian peasants and fisher folk loved their independence, and were equally refractory to the rule of any distant overlord, whether count or bishop. Dirk VI.
In Paul Gerhardt the movement found a singer whose hymns are genuine folk poetry.
Their preservation was due to the enlightened energy of the principal at the time of the Reformation, who armed his folk to save the building from the barons of the Mearns after they had robbed St Machar's of its bells and lead.
They are a shy, harmless, simple folk, living chiefly by hunting; they lime birds, catch fish by poisoning the water, and are skilled in getting wild honey; they have bows with iron-pointed arrows and breed hunting dogs.
At Kingswood Hill, Bristol, his addresses to the colliers soon attracted crowds, and his voice was so clear and powerful that it could reach 20,000 folk.
The Wycliffites were a feeble folk, compelled to subterraneous ways, and destitute of learned leaders or powerful supporters.
The attractions of the Spanish Main converted the seafaring folk of south-west England into hardy Protestants, who could on conscientious as well as other grounds contest a papal allocation the of new worlds to Spain and Portugal.
Leaving Belgrade in 1875, he resumed his seat in the Diet, and shortly afterwards founded the journal Kelet Nepe, or Eastern Folk, in which he defended the vigorous policy of Andrassy.
Elsewhere, says an elaborate report, all the English folk were of " Irish language and Irish condition," except in the cities and walled towns.
The country folk would eat you..
Religion may here be defined as the conception of divine, or at least supernatural powers entertained by men in moments of gratitude or of need and distress, in hours of weakness, when, as Homer says, "all folk yearn after the gods."
From the natives of northern and central Australia to the actors in the ritual of Adonis, or the folk among whom arose the customs of crowning the May king or the king of the May, all peoples have done magic to encourage the breeding of animals as part of the food supply, and to stimulate the growth of plants, wild or cultivated.
The belief in these Mura-Mura or Alcheringa folk may obviously develop, in favourable circumstances, into a polytheism like that of Greece, or of Egypt, or of the Maoris.
Among the Arunta, the Alcheringa folk are part of a strangely elaborate theory of evolution and of animism, which leaves no room for a creative being, or for a future life of the spirit, which is merely reincarnated at intervals.
The legends are survivals of a time in which natural phenomena were regarded, not as we regard them, but as persons, and savage persons, Alcheringa folk, in fact, and became the centres of legends in the savage manner.
Even the rentiers of the Htel-de-Ville, big and little, usually very peaceable folk, were excited by the curtailment of their incomes, and in 1639 and 1642 were roused to fury.
Great differences of opinion have arisen as to the origin and ethnographical relations of the terramara folk.
They were fervent of all folk musicians in Romania.
But If it's folk that turns you on, you'll find this a perfectly agreeable listen.
Richard Archibald from Ballymoney Gled tae finally hear fae sae many Scotch folk that're aa fired up aboot thair ain leid.
Another source of endless amusement to us greenkeeping folk is the quality of ladies ' golf.
Perez C, In vitro antibacterial activity of Argentine folk medicinal plants against Salmonella typhi.
He soon learned he had to fight against a host of culture apparatchiks determined to defend communist folk music to the bitter end.
Milagros Mexican Folk Art includes an extensive selection of works by several of Mexico's most renowned artisans.
Along the footpath grows wild arum, a plant which has more folk names than any other British plant.
For various reasons I've just spent a while researching the history of the famous folk ballad Matty Groves.
NormanÃ¢s songs were in the traditional folk balladeer style and his final environmental number was delivered in an old time waltz style.
The lilting tones of folk balladry drape the narrative voice of Sunset Song.