Today Folk Song Lab has tried both meandering and singing in ballad-form with a pulse. Kind of tricky – but super-fun. We will post our ‘findings’ soon. To meet through Zoom makes this possible, but its always a bit crazy.
A lot of experimenting with improvising lyrics is done in the folk song lab sessions. We try to use the formulas inherited in the ballad form, such as rhyme, repetition and certain expressions etc. This session we did use two methods for improvising: end-rhymes and ‘crochet/braid /chain-singing’ meaning that we repeat the subject / word/Continue reading “Improvised rhyming in a ballad”