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noun as in folk music

noun as in poetry

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There is a looseness and lushness, a romanticism and balladry, in the work, that is not quite characteristic.

The one introduced him to the study of British balladry, the other led him to the classic groves of Horace.

Yet, potentially, Una Golden was as glowing as any princess of balladry.

The "Corsair" overture has not the wild, rich balladry of that of the "Flying Dutchman," perhaps.

The ghastly heads were set up on pikes over the castle gates (yetts), as Scotch balladry well remembers.


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On this page you'll find 23 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to balladry, such as: country music, ethnic music, ethnomusicology, folk, folk ballads, and folk songs.

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