Dutch Folk Songs

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Music Of Sweden - Traditional - Roots Revival
... See also Swedish folk music In the 1960s, Swedish jazz musicians like Jan Johansson used folk influences in their work, resulting in an early 1970s series of music festivals in Stockholm ... a popular trend towards jazz- and rock-oriented folk music, featuring many performers who brought a new vitality to Swedish folk ...
Dutch Mythology - Folk Songs
... The subject matter of the oldest Dutch folk songs (also called ballads, popular songs or romances) is very old and can go back to ancient fairy tales and legends ... tales embedded in the 13th century Dutch folk songs, and some evidence of Celtic and Germanic mythology in the naming of days of the week and landmarks (see for ... One of the older folk tales to be in a song is Heer Halewijn (also known as Van Here Halewijn and in English The Song of Lord Halewijn), one of the oldest Dutch ...
Music Of Sweden - Traditional
... See also Swedish folk music Swedish folk songs are dominated by ballads and kulning the latter was originally used as a cow-herding call and is traditionally sung by women ... Ballad stories descend from skillingtryck printed songs from the 19th century ... Modern bands like Folk och Rackare, Hedningarna and Garmarna incorporated folk songs into their repertoire ...
The Weavers
... The Weavers were an American folk music quartet based in the Greenwich Village area of New York City ... They sang traditional folk songs from around the world, as well as blues, gospel music, children's songs, labor songs, and American ballads, and sold millions of records at ... Their hard-driving string-band style inspired the commercial "folk boom" that followed them in the 1950s and 1960s, including such performing groups as ...
Music Of Finland - Folk Music
... There are two major traditions of folk music in Finland, namely, music of the Kalevala form, and Nordic folk music or pelimanni music (North Germanic spelman, "player of music") ... The songs were memorised, not written down, and performed by a soloist, or by a soloist and a chorus in antiphony (see Kalevala) ... Pelimanni music is the Finnish version of the Nordic folk dance music, and it is tonal ...

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