balladeer

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n balladeer a singer of popular ballads
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Usage

In literature:

Lockhart's "Spanish Ballads" were as familiar in the drawing-room as in the study.
"The Bon Gaultier Ballads" by William Edmonstoune Aytoun Theodore Martin
Among the more narrative forms are found the ballad, more especially favoured by the Trouveres, or minstrels of the "Langue d'oil" regions.
"Woman's Work in Music" by Arthur Elson
In the present ballad he has inserted two or three verses of his own; otherwise the changes from Deloney's ballad are slight.
"Ballads of Scottish Tradition and Romance" by Various
The ruins of Rolandseck are immortalized by the ballad of Schiller.
"Young Americans Abroad" by Various
There is a ballad on the subject, the date of which has not been determined.
"Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama" by E. Cobham Brewer
Modern Russian verse, therefore, is thus traced back directly, in its most national traits, to these religious ballads.
"A Survey of Russian Literature, with Selections" by Isabel Florence Hapgood
By the way, we may hope that the studies for this prize history will be fruitful for historical ballads.
"Thomas Davis, Selections from his Prose and Poetry" by Thomas Davis
This "mighty claret-shed at the Carse," and the ballad commemorative of it, belong to the 16th of October, 1789.
"Robert Burns" by Principal Shairp
But she never could have sung the Ballad with the fulness which you describe in Mrs. Arkwright.
"Letters of Edward FitzGerald to Fanny Kemble (1871-1883)" by Edward FitzGerald
I have been writing a ballad on the death of Philemon, as told by Suidas and Apuleius.
"Gryll Grange" by Thomas Love Peacock
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In poetry:

Gray ballads! mark ye well!
Thrice holy is your trust!
Go! halt by the fields where warriors fell;
Rest arms! and guard their dust.
"Sentinel Songs" by Abram Joseph Ryan
And, lying on the brackened hill,
The sunshine on my brow to-day,
The old love-ballad echoes still
In throbs that will not pass away.
"By Saint Mary's Lake" by Alexander Anderson
As in the old Teutonic ballad
Of Odenwald live bird and tree,
Together live in bloom and music,
I blend in song thy flowers and thee.
"The First Flowers" by John Greenleaf Whittier
How strange that an old-world ballad,
Away far back in the years,
Should still have the same sad magic,
To touch the source of our tears.
"An Old-World Ballad" by Alexander Anderson
The first of the three was fiddling there
In the glow of evening pallid,
Playing a wild and passionate air,
The tune of some gipsy ballad.
"The Three Gipsies" by Nikolaus Lenau
Or where old ballads grew to life,
Far back within the shadowy years,
That sang of rugged Border strife,
Or passions born of love and tears.
"Dead Flowers" by Alexander Anderson

In news:

But Dylan omits Barbara's death and burial and the ballad 's mysterious final image of a rose and a briar growing out of the dead hearts and joining in a lover's knot.
Instead he explores the ballad 's very first mystery, which appears in its first three words: where and what is Scarlet Town.
Many—if not most—of Americans' favorite ballads deal with themes of twisted passion, heartbreak, and death.
Guns Featured on 80?s At 8 With " Ballad Of Jayne".
Shame's Ballad by Susan Landers.
In 'Lawless,' Nick Cave crafts a new murder ballad .
"The Murder Ballad Of Carrie Lee".
Ballad of the Sheepdog.
Eagle Twin — " Ballad of Job Cain Part II".
The ballad of Kenny T. Get our issue, highlights, free stuff and more.
Follow the ever-changing ballad of singer-songwriter Shawn Phillips.
Powerhouse Theater - "Murder Ballad ".
The Ballad of Herbie Cox.
They, and even some of my Mexican friends, run and hide when I go a step further and start listening to the mournful ballads of Vicente Fernandez, backed up by—you guessed it—a mariachi band.
Pink followed up her sassy anthem 'Blow Me (One Last Kiss)' with the more emotional ballad 'Try,' which is accompanied by a well-choreographed, primal, physically aggressive video.
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