WONDER #687: What is Folk Music?
Question 1 of 3
This Wonder was mostly about...
- the most famous folk singers of all time.
- the two types of folk music, which are traditional and contemporary.
- what folk art is like in each country.
- how to play the acoustic guitar to write folk music.
Question 2 of 3
Usually, traditional folk music is _________________________.
- forgotten after a few years
- the same everywhere
- passed down for generations
- written by famous songwriters who everyone knows
Question 3 of 3
Which of the following is NOT true about contemporary folk music?
- It developed in the United States in the 1960s.
- It sounds different in each society.
- It usually reflects social changes taking place at the time it's written.
- It includes acoustic instruments and meaningful lyrics.
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