How to use Folk-music in a sentence
The distinctive tune was based on South African folk music played on a penny whistle.
He soon learned he had to fight against a host of culture apparatchiks determined to defend communist folk music to the bitter end.
The original Greek style bouzoukis are still very popular, both for Greek music, and accompanying traditional folk music.
In addition to research, Terry stays involved with classical and baroque flute and has recently ventured into jazz and folk music.
Although studying folk music intensively, his work with Vujicsics is not an academic excercise, far from it.Advertisement
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.
Outside Brittany, another outpost of folk music is central France.
Secondly, folk music consisted of simple short forms, a basically pentatonic scale, and simple language.Advertisement
It is a mix of North American folk music and Latin rhythms and instrumentation.
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.
In 1963, a musicologist discovered Hurt and encouraged him to move north and take part in the folk music revival of the mid-1960s.
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.
This can range from bagpipe music to traditional Celtic folk music to anything remotely Pogues-like.Advertisement
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.
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.
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.Advertisement
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.
Political folk music is not only an important part of music history, but it is also an important part of political history.
Nearly every political revolution has been accompanied by music that rallied the cause, and folk music is one of the predominant genres at the center of protest music.
Many people incorrectly associated political folk music strictly with the 60s and the Vietnam War.Advertisement
Although protest music has existed for many years, it is definitely true that 60s folk music paid particular attention to commenting on political issues.
Still, Dylan's early catalog is rich in folk music that promoted the ideals of peace and equality.
Non-humorous parodies date back to the Middle Ages and parody masses, in which lyrics from popular hymns of the time were set to folk music for masses.