Folk Life Society


Folk Life Society

A Dictionary of English folklore. . 2014.

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  • Folk-Song Society —    Founded at a meeting of sixteen interested parties in London on 16 May 1898, which included Alice Bertha *Gomme, Kate Lee, A. P. Graves, J. A. Fuller Maitland, and Laura A. Smith. At the Society s formal inaugural meeting on 16 June 1898, Lucy …   A Dictionary of English folklore

  • Society for Folk Life Studies —    Founded September 1961, The Society aims to further the study of traditional ways of life in Great Britain and Ireland and to provide a common meeting point for the many institutions engaged with the various aspects of the subject . The… …   A Dictionary of English folklore

  • Folk Life —    Launched in 1963, Folk Life is the journal of the *Society for Folk Life Studies, and since 1973 has borne the subtitle A Journal of Ethnological Studies . Folk Life covers all parts of the British Isles, as well as including some articles… …   A Dictionary of English folklore

  • folk dance — folk dancer. folk dancing. 1. a dance that originated among, and has been transmitted through, the common people. Cf. court dance. 2. a piece of music for such a dance. [1905 10] * * * Dance that has developed without a choreographer and that… …   Universalium

  • folk art — folk art, adj. folk artist. artistic works, as paintings, sculpture, basketry, and utensils, produced typically in cultural isolation by untrained often anonymous artists or by artisans of varying degrees of skill and marked by such attributes as …   Universalium

  • folk music — 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. [1885 90] * * * Music held to be …   Universalium

  • Folk music of England — Pentangle performing in 2007 Folk music of England refers to various types of traditionally based music, often contrasted with courtly, classical and later commercial music, for which evidence exists from the later medieval period. It has been… …   Wikipedia

  • Folk music — Folk song redirects here. For other uses, see Folk song (disambiguation). Folk music Béla Bartók recording Slovak peasant singers in 1908 Traditions List of folk music traditions …   Wikipedia

  • Society for Creative Anachronism — Type 501(c)(3) non profit corporation Founded 1966 Area served Worldwide F …   Wikipedia

  • Folk Christianity — is composed of Christian ideas and practices outside the approval or authority of a religious establishment mdash; Roman Catholic, Protestant, or other.These ideas may arrive when the religious themes of conquered, colonized, or converted people… …   Wikipedia