Vendor Cries

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Vendor's cries are tones of the peddling, calling, crying of peddlers or vendors and chanting tones of ancient poetry. Their rhythms, forms and structures are closely connected to dialects, and they are the original sources of the genre of folk song, for some of them are the embryonic form of folk songs.[1]

This is a subgenre of Folk.

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References

  1. As explained on ChinaCulture.Org
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