Folk Music

Folk music is considered as the heart-beat music of the lower classes popularly loved by one and all though most of its composers are unknown. Over ages, folklore has been the music transmitted by mouth. It represents the core culture and roots of a people of a particular region in contrast with commercial and classical styles.

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Questions in Folk Music

The Capriol Suite was based on a group of Renaissance dances known as "Orchesographie." The piece was written for a piano duet. The suite consists of six movements. They are Basse-Dance, Pavane, Tordion, Bansles, Pieds-en Lair, and Mattachins.
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19th century
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I have, I have!
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There are certainly more than a lot of explanations why Filipinos lose interest in folk songs today. I believe more than a few include us being interested in foreign songs or "Colonial Mentality" is what I think it's called. A lot of us tend to think that foreign stuff are better than our native way…
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i can appreciate folk music of its tune is simple and never got old
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6 and 8 2lok naman 2
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Nelson Eddy used to sing it on his radio shows. Now Youtube has Nelson singing it. Look for Chase and Sandborn Radio 1937 "Only a Rose", play that, and "Shortnin' bread" follows. It is introduced with attribution to "Jock Wolfe". I thought I saw that Lawrence Tibbitt sang it, too.
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strolling saint peter (the song is about saint Peter, living in the heaven, is going out of the heaven in the night for amusement with an angel and to drink alcohol, German song from 1920)
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reryrthrttr
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ewan ko............
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such as magtanim ay di biro_work
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Elvin Bishop "Fishin'" appears on best of album "Sure Feels Good" but was on an earlier late '70s album.
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I'm pretty sure that Las Mananitas is in the public domain given the hundreds of versions out there (ex. Amazing Grace) however, copyright laws would apply to any sound recording of either song. You would have to still get permission from the copyright holder for use, unless you yourself record your…
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sarong banggi
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It is a very old shoe slapping folk dance that originated in the Alps of Switzerland, Austria and German Bavaria that may have been a courtship display in its original form. It is often seen performed by troupes during Octorbest wearing traditional Bavarian costumes. One variation is what young ch…
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Sorry, the question needs to be defined better. Did you mean what Filipino music uses percussion instruments in it?
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Dayo dayo kupita
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folk songs of bulacan
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tanung niu kay sigmund
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Letche Re-Search Ako Ng Re-Search wAla Nama Puro Sagot Ng M ga Estudyate :( :P
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"Go Rest High on That Mountain" by Vince Gill
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his own?? :) idk, he's really into third eye blind, and i think he probably likes fall out boy :)
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bulacan
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