work song

work song
work song
a folk song sung by laborers, as in the fields, with a marked rhythm matching the rhythm of their work

English World dictionary. . 2014.

Игры ⚽ Нужно решить контрольную?

Look at other dictionaries:

  • work song — loc.s.m.inv. ES ingl. {{wmetafile0}} TS mus. il canto con cui gli schiavi neri statunitensi accompagnavano il lavoro nei campi | genere musicale ispirato a tale tradizione {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: sec. XX. ETIMO: comp. di work lavoro e song… …   Dizionario italiano

  • work song — work′ song n. mad a song sung to the rhythm of physical labor …   From formal English to slang

  • Work song — A work song is typically a rhythmic a cappella song sung by people working on a physical and often repetitive task. The work song is probably intended to reduce feelings of boredom. Rhythms of work songs also serve to synchronize physical… …   Wikipedia

  • work song — a folk song sung by workers, with a rhythm like that of their work. [1920 25] * * * ▪ music       any song that belongs to either of two broad categories: songs used as a rhythmic accompaniment to a task and songs used to make a statement about… …   Universalium

  • work song — noun a usually rhythmical song to accompany repetitious work • Hypernyms: ↑song, ↑vocal • Hyponyms: ↑chantey, ↑chanty, ↑sea chantey, ↑shanty * * * noun : a song sung in rhythm with …   Useful english dictionary

  • work song — noun Date: 1841 a song sung in rhythm with work …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • work song — noun A song, sung during work, with a rhythm that helps to coordinate activities …   Wiktionary

  • Work song — Chant de travail Un chant de travail est une chanson chantée le plus souvent a cappella par des ouvriers travaillant à une tâche pénible et répétitive. Le chant permet ainsi à l ouvrier d alléger sa souffrance et son ennui. Souvent, les rythmes… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • work song — [уэ/к сонг] трудовая, рабочая песня …   Словарь иностранных музыкальных терминов

  • Song Yingxing — (Traditional Chinese:宋應星; Simplified Chinese:宋应星; Wade Giles: Sung Ying Hsing; 1587 1666 AD) was a Chinese scientist and encyclopedist who lived during the late Ming Dynasty (1368 1644). He was the author of an encyclopedia that covered a wide… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”