The Folia (emphasis: folía ) was created in southern Europe in the 16th century and became one of the most popular sequences of Baroque music. It is usually in the key of D minor.

Definition

La Folia

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Videos


Herman Vandecauter: La Folia variations (Marin Marais) (2010)


Ken Middleton: La Folia – ukulele improvisation (2009)


Rob MacKillop: Folias (Gaspar Sanz) (2009)