The aim of the publication is to present the contribution of ethnomusicologist and folklorist Soňa Burlasová (b. 1927) to the research of Slovak folk singing in a form of representative selection of her articles. The publication consists from 14 studies which map basic research orientation of this author from the view of research themes, methodology and chronology. Studies are ranked in six blocks (song genres, regional styles, ethnic minorities and folk singing, bearers of tradition and the role of a personality, new song creation, folk song in interethnic context). Publication contains studies originated in the period 1964 – 1990. Hana Urbancová, as the editor of publication, compiled articles being published in various journals and volumes in Slovakia and abroad, to one comprehensive monograph.