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Definitions and Synonyms of folk music | Another word for folk music | What is folk music?

Definition 1: the traditional and typically anonymous music that is an expression of the life of people in a community - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for folk music in the sense of this definition

(folk music is a kind of ...) any genre of music having wide appeal (but usually only for a short time)

(... is a kind of folk music ) a song that is traditionally sung by the common people of a region and forms part of their culture

(... is a kind of folk music ) music performed for dancing the schottische

(... is a kind of folk music ) a simple style of folk music heard mostly in the southern United States; usually played on stringed instruments

(... is a kind of folk music ) folk music consisting of a genre of a cappella music originating with Black slaves in the United States and featuring call and response; influential on the development of other genres of popular music (especially soul)

(... is a kind of folk music ) music performed for square dancing

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