A dynasty that ruled in China ad 960–1279
A short poem or other set of words set to music or meant to be sung
Change one’s opinion about or attitude towards someone or something
Present a united front in public by not disagreeing with one another
a beautiful song
A song written to be sung in recital, typically with piano accompaniment and often set to a poem
A song sung by the crew of a boat; especially one used to help maintain the rhythm of rowing or paddling.
A song about love; a song conveying amorous sentiments, especially one addressed to a lover.
A song sung to accompany a circular dance or a game played in a circle.
A song sung while working, especially by a group of people, typically having a strong, steady rhythm intended to accompany repetitive manual labour.
A song that originates in traditional popular culture or that is written in such a style
A secular song with three or more voice parts, typically unaccompanied, and homophonic rather than contrapuntal in style
(Of a person’s voice) having a repeated rising and falling rhythm
A form used in the composition of a song, in particular a simple melody and accompaniment or a three-part work in which the third part is a repetition of the first
Vietnamese name for Red River111.
he began to recite in a sing-song voice
A (children's) song involving dramatic movement, especially of the hands.
A humorous song.
A song sung at night.
A song played on an organ.
A song sung by, or associated with, a particular political group or faction.
A humorous song in which a large number of words are fitted to a few notes and sung rapidly.
A laudatory song, a song of praise; (specifically in some African traditions) = praise poem.
One of the Psalms, (now especially) as set to music.
A song composed or sung while operating a quern.
A song traditionally sung as an accompaniment to the collecting of donations for the performers during or at the end of a folk play.
A mournful folk song or spiritual, especially one originating among African Americans in the southern United States.
A song sung or performed at table, especially at a feast or festival; (Ancient Greek History) one sung by the guests at a banquet in turn.
A song sung before or after someone’s death or to commemorate the dead
Used in reference to the appeal of something that is alluring but also potentially harmful or dangerous
A set of related songs, often on a romantic theme, intended to form a single musical entity
Territorial display flight that involves song, as in the skylark
A common European and central Asian thrush with a buff spotted breast, having a loud song in which each phrase is repeated two or three times
A sad or sentimental love song, typically about unrequited love
An alphabet poem set to music.
A song about or in praise of freedom, especially from slavery, oppression, etc.; (South African) a strongly political song or chant of a type sung at protest gatherings and demonstrations, typically in a formulaic call-and-response style.
A lively secular part-song for three (or occasionally four) voices, of a type popular in the 16th cent.
A rhythmical song sung by fullers while fulling cloth.
A hearty song, typically concerning drink and having bawdy lyrics, which is sung while drinking alcohol
A song with a strong, regular rhythm, as sung by marching troops
A sparrow-like North American bird related to the buntings, noted for its constant and characteristic song
A song intended to be sung by a large group or a gathering of people.
A genre of song, particularly popular in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, which blends the popular, vernacular style of Neapolitan folk music with the more stylized traditions of the art song; a song in this genre.
A song of the kind formerly sung by black slaves on American plantations
A book of the Bible containing an anthology of Hebrew love poems traditionally ascribed to Solomon but in fact dating from a much later period. Jewish and Christian writers have interpreted the book allegorically as representing God’s relationship with his people, or with the soul
The official song of the Nazi Party in Germany. The words were written by Horst Wessel (1907–30), a member of Hitler’s Storm Troops killed by political enemies and regarded as a Nazi martyr