the memory of past events as preserved in a community
noun 1. music, usually of simple character and anonymous authorship, handed down among the common people by oral tradition. 2. music by known composers that has become part of the folk tradition of a country or region. noun 1. music that is passed on from generation to generation by oral tradition Compare art music 2. […]
[fohk-moot] /ˈfoʊkˌmut/ noun 1. (formerly, in England) a general assembly of the people of a shire, town, etc. /ˈfəʊkˌmuːt/ noun 1. (in early medieval England) an assembly of the people of a district, town, or shire
[fohk-nik] /ˈfoʊk nɪk/ noun, Slang. 1. a devotee or performer of folk music. noun A folk-music devotee or enthusiast (1960s+) Related Terms -nik
[fohk-rahyt] /ˈfoʊkˌraɪt/ noun 1. a law or right of the people as opposed to that of the privileged classes.