Folk-songs Sentence Examples
Many of the Frisian legends and folk-songs deal with the submerged villages and hamlets, which lie buried beneath the treacherous waters of the Wadden.
A translator from Byron and Pope appeared also in Maurice Lukacs.6 Unitarian bishop of Transylvania, author of Vadrozsdk, or " Wild Roses " (1863), a collection of Szekler folk-songs, ballads and sayings.
The folk songs are the truest and most interesting national literature.
Among the translations made by "Carmen Sylva" are German versions of Pierre Loti's romance Pecheur d'Islande, and of Paul de St Victor's dramatic criticisms Les DeuxMasques (Paris,1881-1884); and in particular The Bard of the Dimbovitza, a fine English version by "Carmen Sylva" and Alma Strettell of Helene Vacarescu's collection of Rumanian folk-songs, &c., entitled Lieder aus dem Dimbovitzathal (Bonn, 1889).
He is mainly known as a collaborator with the learned historian, Erik Gustaf Geijer, in the great collection of Swedish folk-songs, Svenske folkirsor fran forntiden, 3 vols.Advertisement
It is a source for the history of the Rhineland between 1336 and 1398, but is perhaps more valuable for the information about German manners and customs, and the old German folk-songs and stories which it contains.
The Gothic Society eventually included certain younger men than these - Arvid August Afzelius (1785-1871), the first editor of the Swedish folk-songs; Gustaf Vilhelm Gumaelius (1789-1877), who has been somewhat pretentiously styled " The Swedish Walter Scott," author of the historical novel of Tord Bonde; Baron Bernhard von Beskow (q.v.; 1796-1868), lyrist and dramatist; and Karl August Nicander (1799-1839), a lyric poet who approached the Phosphorists in manner.
Nowhere has the taste for marvellous legends been kept so green as in Brittany; and an entire folkliterature still flourishes there, as is manifested by the large number of folk-tales and folk-songs which have been collected of late years.
Under the voivode Mircea (1386-1418), whose prowess is still celebrated in the national folk-songs, Walachia played for a.
The linguistic and literary reforms which Dossitey Obradovich and Vuk Stefanovich Karajich carried out in Servia about the close of this period helped to stimulate among the Croats a new interest in their national history, their traditions, folk-songs and folktales.Advertisement
Isla has been singing folk songs in public since the age of ten.
Inspiration comes from his neighbors, teachers, and collecting folk songs in Yugoslavia.
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?
They also sang folk songs and wrote and read prose and poetry.Advertisement
The Rumanian folk-songs, sung and often improvised by the villagers, or by a wandering guitar-player (cobzar), are of exceptional interest and beauty (see Literature, below).
Joji 's concert programs also include Joji 's performances of shakuhachi flute and vocals of Japanese folk songs arranged by him.
Folk revival songbook - 70+ popular folk songs associated with the 60's folk revival.
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.Advertisement
German folk songs established the foundation of the Christmas celebration as a whole.
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.
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.
Although there may have been something of a golden age of protest music during that time, folk songs that protested political and cultural circumstances date back much further than that.
There were many folk songs about emancipation, and while of course these songs were not recorded, they were passed down in oral tradition from generation to generation and formed the foundation for many later folk songs.Advertisement
Protest folk songs were also instrumental in women's suffrage.
Some of the first recorded music was protest folk songs about the economic climate in rural America and the labor movement.
Political folk songs were also penned during both World Wars and were central to the civil rights movement.