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Category:Folk

Folk music includes traditional folk music and the genre that evolved from it during the 20th-century folk revival. Some types of folk music may be called world music. Traditional folk music has been defined in several ways: as music transmitted orally, music with unknown composers, or music performed by custom over a long period of time. It has been contrasted with commercial and classical styles. The term originated in the 19th century, but folk music extends beyond that.

Subgenres[edit]

African-American SpiritualsContemporary FolkOld-TimeWorld

Fusion Genres[edit]

Anti-FolkCountryFolk MetalFolk RockIndie FolkProgressive FolkPsychedelic Folk

Pages in category "Folk"

The following 103 pages are in this category, out of 103 total.