This paper will analyze Western and African musical styles and track the influence that African music exerted on the formation of several Western musical genres.
Being quite intense, the guitar solo in the middle of the song introduces the energy of rock and roll and also helps to express the disappointment in love, one of the key themes in rock [...]
Hip-hop is a genre that does not obey the taboos but creates new stereotypes, allowing itself to use risky language to convey the text of the songs in a much recognizable and provocative manner.
In fact, many authors underline the fact that commercialization of hip-hop has changed its essence considerably and deprived modern people of the possibility to understand the essence of hip-hop and true reasons for its appearance. [...]
However, although today's hip hop music does share some similarities with old school hip hop, it is much more superficial and generic, compared to the timeless music of the old school hip hop.
Many reggae artists criticize and oppose the prevalence of injustice and oppression in many parts of the world that arise from poor governance and unstable political systems. In addition, it is also known for the [...]
Jazz is one of the most complex music genres as it is closely tied to a number of aspects of the human society.
The author outlines the life and the creative process of Clive Campbell or otherwise known as DJ Kook Herc, one of the most influential figures in the early history of the hip-hop genre.
I believe that the presence of violence and prison as an inevitable outcome of crime is presented in both rap and C&W music but they differ in their depiction of prison life and adjustment to [...]
Lyrical content is of great import to hip-hop and has spawned a new style of singing that has riveted the audiences' attention to this music.
Despite being created in the United States, Jazz music is preferred in many regions of the world where it has captured the attention of creative musicians.
Korean pop music has become a powerful genre that connects many youths to their counterparts in different parts of the world.
With the support of God, the songs encourage the audience to believe in the power of God to overcome the unfortunate events.
This paper explores life in South Central Los Angeles and Seattle in the late eighties and in the early nineties based on musical productions in the sub-genres of Gangsta Rap, and Grunge.
Ars Antiqua is a Latin word describing ancient art from 1100 to 1300 in some parts of France even though the exact infiltration of the usage of the word in other places has not been [...]
The emergence of such an expressive music style was made possible by the invention of the electric guitar in the 20s of the XX century and by the social transformations of the postwar period.
The title specifically prepares the reader for the interconnection between culture and popular music, as it is one entity that is a great part of human society and the music industry.
From the paradigms of influences, the paper discusses the implications of the K-pop on the Korean social values and foreign influences.
To understand the connection between music performance and the epoch, it is possible to consider a concert in the late eighteenth century and a concert of hip-hop music in the early twenty-first century.
The application encompasses the use of morphology, syntax as well as the phonology in the composition of words. In this paper, the author is going to look at the use of linguistics in opera.
He is interested in the hip hop culture especially in the subgenre of gangsta rap and the audiences it has in the White youth communities.
Music has different classifications depending on various factors including the period in which the music was developed, the type of instruments that the musicians use, the cultural identity of the society that subscribes to the [...]
This paper seeks to look into the electronic music within the 20th century art music tradition, which uses musical instruments that have to be connected electrically and use of electronic music technology The 20th century [...]
This uniqueness in choral music of combining various voices in multiple lines of music increases the power of music hence improving the quality of music. These include parts of choral music, voices involved, categories of [...]
The origin of this form of music is the traditional music that people sung in groups across multiple traditional cultures. To enhance the outcome of the voices, choral music could be sung with or without [...]
In connection, the significance of the analysis is discussed within the paper and further details given with regards to how drumming is done in the country: This led to the development of Afro Cuban jazz.
Before we dig deep into the history of symphony orchestra, it is important to understand that in the early years of the evolution of orchestra music, there was a lot of accretion of orchestra music; [...]
One of the bright examples of such creative and ingenious response to the British cultural repression is the invention of steel drum, or pan.
Despite the fact that mambo was brought to the general American public in a bright commercial wrapping, the original mambo sound and rhythms gradually won the hearts of the devoted audiences.
Percy was of the opinion that there was a separate form of music for the urban setting and a different one for the rural setting describing the latter as folk music.
Classical music was for the high class, the affluent in the society, but the rapid urbanization brought by the industrial revolution came with a type of music popular to the middle and lower classes.
The Killers is one of the most popular indie rock bands in the USA. The Killers is one of the most popular bands performing the indie rock music.
The second is the type of music that sprouted from traditional music in the 20th century. The same link extends to folk music and culture given that the former is a genre of folk lore.
The history of blues as a genre of music in America can be traced back to the time when the first African slaves were brought to the United States in 1619 to when the last [...]
Deriving from rock and roll, Pop music found its distinctiveness in the 1950s to not only become one of the world's most listened style of popular music, but also one of the very few styles [...]
Moreover, the attempts to define the blues as a notion gave the start for the discussions of the blues as the expression of the African-Americans' identity and the possibility to play this music by white [...]
This has for example been one of the differences that are realized with respect to the music of the 1950s and the music that was realized in the 1970s.
Both hip hop and jazz are closely linked and for that matter there are a number of similarities they share prompting some individuals to pronounce that hip hop is 'the jazz of young individuals in [...]
Sullivan, on the other hand, suggests that rap is being regarded by its fans as the tool of undermining euro-centric cultural oppression: "Rap music and the styles of dance associated with it serve as forms [...]
In Japan, the association involving the realm of heavy metal music and personal distinctions has been surveyed in a number of studies.
Those who observe the metal culture in the Middle East, and who are mainly radicals, seeking to create a different system that forms up an open and democratic culture right from the ground to the [...]
One of the commonest types of music is Gospel music. It is a type of music where songs are written and played with the objective of praising or honoring God.
The funs of okinawan music are over the world. Famous musicians, guitarists, and dancers in Okinawa music have also contributed much in the growth of this music.
In this paper, I set out to discuss two different types of music that highlight my changing taste through the years.
Musique concrete is one of the types of electroacoustic music that unite instrumental sounds with natural ones, which are usually altered during recording processes."Early musique concrete can be seen to belong to the world of [...]