Mudcat Café message #397189 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #30782   Message #397189
Posted By: McGrath of Harlow
13-Feb-01 - 02:06 PM
Thread Name: Folklore: What Is Folk?
Subject: RE: HELP -what is folk music?
"the opposite to classical music"

The term opposite doesn't mean anything in this context. It's like saying that the opposite of an apple is a banana. And it doesn't work anyway - Carolan is classical music, for example, and round our way he gets included in most sessions.