Recent Examples of folk song from the Web
Jeffrey Schecter, 44, whose mother, Joyce, died at the Hebrew Home in October, recalled a visit near the end of her life when Ms. Kelly was playing a Jewish folk song, which Ms. Schecter loved.
Beneath the book’s innovative style, the reader can hear the gears of ancient narrative elements grinding: evocations of folk songs, myths and Old Testament stories, and themes of tragedy and fate.
The Save the Tunes Council, a group of local musicians devoted to preserving and passing on folk songs in the traditional way, will perform.
The rock & roll and the standards, the dancing, the folk songs.
They were greeted by a gaggle of boisterous Israeli student volunteers, waving flags and chanting Hebrew folk songs.
The French national anthem, the Russian imperial anthem, the little Russian folk song – telling the story through music.
Also highlighted at the Sephardic Festival will be a March 13 concert at 7:30 p.m. with singer Chaim Parchi singing folk songs from Ashkenazi, Sephardic and Yemenite traditions.
The first movement has the sound of a Russian folk song, but following a flowing second movement, the rondo finale is a burst of Spanish color, complete with castanets.
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FOLK SONG Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of folk song for English Language Learners
: a song created by the people of a country or region : a song sung in folk music
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