mountain music


Definition of mountain music

: traditional vocal and instrumental folk music of the southern Appalachians and Ozarks usually played on acoustic stringed instruments (such as fiddle, guitar, banjo, and mandolin) : bluegrass

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First Known Use of mountain music

1933, in the meaning defined above

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“Mountain music.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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