from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Music originating among the common people of a nation or region and spread about or passed down orally, often with considerable variation.
- n. Contemporary music in the style of traditional folk music.
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- n. any genre of music originating from the ethnic community of a specific region; often not recorded, but passed down orally
- n. contemporary music in the style of traditional folk music
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- n. the traditional and typically anonymous music that is an expression of the life of people in a community
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Milford spent a few weeks in Palo Alto last summer, visiting the trademark El Palo Alto tree on the banks of San Francisquito Creek and researching folk music from California's mission era.