Folk Music and Dance
Folk Dances in the United States
A brief overview of the types of folk dances that exist in the United States.
Folklore - Ballads
Ballads are stories set to song, and they have been a part of Folklore since the Middle Ages. While ballads originated with wandering minstrels, the introduction of the printing press caused them to slowly dwindle. Some folk ballads remain today -especially in the mountains.
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