Punjabi Folk Dances

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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 ... Their hard-driving string-band style inspired the commercial "folk boom" that followed them in the 1950s and 1960s, including such performing groups as The Kingston Trio and Peter, Paul, and Mary ...
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 ... Pelimanni music is the Finnish version of the Nordic folk dance music, and it is tonal ... Common dances in the pelimanni traditions include the polska, polka, mazurka, schottische, quadrille, waltz, and minuet ...
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 ... Modern bands like Folk och Rackare, Hedningarna and Garmarna incorporated folk songs into their repertoire ...
Folk Dances Of Punjab
... Punjabi dances are an array of folk and religious dances of the Punjabi people indigenous to the Punjab region, straddling the border of India and Pakistan ... The style of Punjabi dances ranges from very high energy to slow and reserved, and there are specific styles for men and women ... Some of the dances are secular while others are presented in religious contexts ...
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 ... Movement reflected a popular trend towards jazz- and rock-oriented folk music, featuring many performers who brought a new vitality to Swedish folk ...

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