What is another word for folk ballad?

40 synonyms found


[ fˈə͡ʊk bˈaləd], [ fˈə‍ʊk bˈaləd], [ f_ˈəʊ_k b_ˈa_l_ə_d]

How to use "Folk ballad" in context?

Folk ballad, also known as traditional ballad, is a type of ballad, typically unaccompanied, typically sung by the audience. It is a type of acoustic poetry, with the lyrics composed in a simpler form than in more formal ballads. Folksongs have been popular in many cultures for centuries, often serving as the basis for literary compositions.

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