HyperDic: folk_music

English > 1 sense of the expression folk music:
NOUNcommunicationfolk music, ethnic music, folkthe traditional and typically anonymous music that is an expression of the life of people in a community
English > folk music: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
MeaningThe traditional and typically anonymous music that is an expression of the life of people in a community.
Synonymsethnic music, folk
Narrowercountry music, country and western, C and WA simple style of folk music heard mostly in the southern United States
folk song, folksong, folk balladA song that is traditionally sung by the common people of a region and forms part of their culture
gospel, gospel singingfolk music consisting of a genre of a cappella music originating with Black slaves in the United States and featuring call and response
schottischemusic performed for dancing the schottische
square-dance musicmusic performed for square dancing
Broaderpopular music, popular music genreAny genre of music having wide appeal (but usually only for a short time)
Spanishfolk música, folk, música étnica, música folklórica, música folk, música tradicional
Catalanfolk, música folk, música tradicional

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