(1) ballad group(2) With a traditional ballad you may notice the rhyme scheme or alliteration.(3) Dynamically, this album has its slow ballad songs and its loud ones.(4) One of the stand-out tracks is in fact a ballad , a love song.(5) She loved ceilidh music all her life and was very fond of traditional music and ballad songs.(6) A slow, romantic ballad drifted into the air and the crowd turned to look at them.(7) It adapted itself to the current fashions for folksong style, the ballad , and finally ragtime and jazz idioms.(8) ballad singer(9) He first emerged in the 1960s to give a new voice to the traditional ballad and to a generation's call for social and political change.(10) Just as before it was followed by a slower ballad and Rebecca found herself again gently rocking in his arms.(11) The man continues to smile, and she rests her head on his shoulder as they continue to dance to a slow ballad .(12) Needless to say, the music that Brahms set to this ballad is very dark.(13) A man of no airs nor graces, he also liked traditional music and ballads and the old songs of our land.(14) There are a number of English and American folk ballads which narrate stories from the grave, aren't there?(15) Then he argues that stories, ballads , and legends are not things of the past.(16) There are sappy ballads aplenty, but this need not turn you off this Toronto-based quartet.