Jewish folk music

Jewish folk music

Last night in, of all places, a library! The concert was only an hour long but quite entertaining. Klezmer music is basically Jewish folk music combining many other cultures folk music (gypsy, Polish, Russian, Bulgarian; basically most of Eastern Europe)…

Contemporary folk music

Contemporary folk music

If you havn t already, check out your local folk scene. Even here (in Phx, AZ, FGS) we have a thriving & very talented folk crowd - even a couple of world class singer songwriters. I am convinced that the best of contemporary folk is in the little…

Traditional folk music

Traditional folk music

A boat and asking what makes a good boat? without even specifying whether it will be motorized or sail powered or what you intend to use it for. Guitar could means anything from an acoustic used to play classical or traditional folk music, to a solid…

Russian folk music

Russian folk music

And i still listen to a lot of russian indie bands since i have friends who travel to moscow and bring back music. i guess that s the closest thing to reminding me of home since i don t like any iranian music. and since the islamic revolution in iran…

Armenian folk music

Armenian folk music

Is analogous to developing a set of plans, but creating a finished product requires carefully coordinating all the various elements needed. So *arranging* comes into play and is often the main reason a song sounds the way it does, as opposed to how…

History of American folk music

History of American folk music

To appreciate the diversity of ideas and experiences that have shaped our history, we need to be sensitive to the complexities and varieties of cultural documentation, to the enormous possibilities these documents afford us to get at the interior of American…

American folk music history

American folk music history

INTRODUCTION TO THE NEW EDITION In 1993, I came across a review of a book about people who deny that the Nazi Holocaust actually occurred. I wrote to the author, a university professor, telling her that her book made me wonder whether she knew that an…

Guthrie of folk music

Guthrie of folk music

Neighborhood investigation shows him to be a very peculiar individual in that he is only interested in folk lore music, being very temperamental and ornery. ¦. He has no sense of money values, handling his own and Government property in a neglectful…

Chinese folk music

Chinese folk music

But then it all started sounding like Christian Pop. Formula like. My church does some, and origional music by parishoners (many styles including cantered psalms). We do a lot of international/ethnic music; African, native american, Chinese, gospel, Tazae…

Korean folk music

Korean folk music

By DANIEL J. WAKIN Published: February 27, 2008 PYONGYANG, North Korea As the New York Philharmonic played the opening notes of Arirang, a beloved Korean folk song, a murmur rippled through the audience. Many in the audience perched forward in their…

Asian folk music

Asian folk music

I listen to a wide variety of music, but generally do not like modern country, Christian, rap, and hip-hop. I ve also grown rather tired of the Mexican banda music, but traditional Mexican, Brazailian, Venezuelan music is good. I like most rock, classical…

Italian folk music

Italian folk music

Go to the Lab- 16th and Capp, they always have interesting art things there. Good Guy, Bad Guy was fascinating. Go to Fort Funston, and watch the hang gliders. Go to Caffe Trieste on Saturdays and listen to Italian folk music. Go to and check out all…

Scottish folk music

Scottish folk music

First of all, get this record: all the songs on there are gorgeous Scottish folk classics, and these two guys perform them beuatifully. If you cant find it or order it in itme for the wake, try getting a Clannad album. If you go to the Irish gift shop…

70s folk music

70s folk music

Folk masses were started by the Catholic and other churches during the late 60s and early 70s. Prior to that the classic folk music was the music of people like the Weavers, Woody Gutherie, and many many more. Their music was political, topical, and…

Israeli folk music

Israeli folk music

Yeah, me too. recently i ve been learning modern hebrew. and i don t listen to songs much, but recently i stumbled onto those buena vista guys from cuba (ever see wim wenders movie? beautiful) and that stuff is loads of fun full of rambunctious energy…

Anti folk music

Anti folk music

Hi! My band, Cheese On Bread ( is going to shoot our first music video on SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6, from 1pm-4pm in an apartment in Spanish Harlem. We need DANCERS (especially gay boys) for a dance-club scene! We re totally non-sleezy, wholesome kids from…

Anthology of American folk music

Anthology of American folk music

In the late 1940s, avant-garde filmmaker, artist, and mystic Harry Smith scoured his massive collection of 78 rpm blues, country, cajun, jazz, and gospel records to compile what would become one of the most important collections of recorded music in history…

Latvian folk music

Latvian folk music

Taking on one of the largest codified repertoires is a mighty task for a single album, but this compilation from ARC does a pretty good job. Latvian folk music is known to have some 1.2 million songs set in the repertoire, covering every aspect of life…

What is indie folk music?

What is indie folk music?

It s like Nashville hereevery other person is a singer/songwriter or is in a band. So you ll be one little fish in very big seaand several of the smaller venues/bars have closed or relocated to another Texas town. So there are fewer places for all y…

Time life folk music collection

Time life folk music collection

Mn. Should be a killer time for you NY-area folk. The Velvet Underground with Lou Reed, Maureen Mo Tucker, Doug Yule & David Fricke In the historic ferment of Sixties rock, the Velvet Underground were the perfect band in the right city, New York…

Folklore music

Folklore music

Folklore 1846, coined by antiquarian William J. Thoms (1803-85) as an Anglo-Saxonism (replacing popular antiquaries) and first published in the Athenaeum of Aug. 22, 1846, from folk + lore. This word revived folk in a modern sense of of the common…

Greek folk Musical

Greek folk Musical

The folk music (or dhimotika) of Greece represents a unique fusion of Eastern and Western styles and influences. The majority of older songs bear the influence of Eastern modes (dhromi or makamia) that are either Turkish or Iranian in origin, with the…

Appalachian folk music

Appalachian folk music

No particular order (most are also favorite movies of mine in their own right): Amelie lock stock and two smoking barrels Rushmore The Graduate Trainspotting Gattaca The Harder They Come Grease (it came out right about the time me and my best…