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Folk
Folk music can have a number of different meanings, including: Traditional music: The original meaning of the term "folk music" was synonymous with the term "Traditional music", also often including World Music and Roots music; the term "Traditional music" was given its more specific meaning to distinguish it from the other definitions that "Folk music" is now considered to encompass. Folk music can also describe a particular kind of popular music which is based on traditional music. In contemporary times, this kind of folk music is often performed by professional musicians. Related genres include folk rock, neofolk, progressive folk, pop folk, turbofolk, and chalga music. In American culture, folk music refers to the American folk music revival, music exemplified by such musicians as Woody Guthrie, Pete Seeger, Bob Dylan, Leonard Cohen and Joan Baez, who popularized, encouraged and revolutionized in many ways the lyrical style in the 1950s and 1960s.

Artists belong to the genre

Corvus Corax

Country: Niemcy / Germany / Date of establishing : 1989

Cultus Ferox

Country: Niemcy / Germany / Date of establishing : 2001

Elane

Country: Niemcy / Germany / Date of establishing : 2001

Faun

Country: Niemcy / Germany / Date of establishing : 2002

Loreena McKennit

Country: Canada / Kanada / Date of establishing : 1985

Omnia

Country: Holandia / Holland / Date of establishing : 1996

Percival Schuttenbach

Country: Polska / Poland / Date of establishing : 1999-05

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