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    History Of Music

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    that the vanguard of development has always been reflected in the arts of a culture. It is the poets, the dreamers and artists who are the architects of the future; the ones who ‘build the world they want to live in, the ones who dream out loud’1. Music is an elaborate art form, tempered by the emotions of those who create it and as such the dreams, creations and inventions are partly the products - or at least artifacts - of the world around them. As such, the social, economic and technological changes

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    History Of Music

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    Music has been around sense the dawn of time. When man first started to discover music it was not the kind of music we have today. All it consisted of was grunts, moans, and banging things. Music has evolved just as much as the people that created it. From Chromagnum men to musician and from grunting too classical music, rock, and rap. The first people imitated music from nature. They mimicked the sound from their every day life. It had no rhythm, beat, or tune it was just noise, but later turned

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    History of Music

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    Music has been around for many thousands of years, and it is found in every known culture, modern and old. There are many genres of music, greatly varying from times and places. It is believed that music may have started in Africa about 50,000 years ago, and that from there it has evolved to become a fundamental constituent of the human life. Music is used to express ideas, opinions, and feelings and just about anything that an individual would like to express. There are many things that influence

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    The History of Music

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    The History of Music Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary the Eleventh Edition states that music is “The science or art of ordering tones or sounds in succession, in combination, and in temporal relationships to produce a composition having unity and continuity. It can created by vocals, instrumental, or mechanical sounds having rhythm, melody or harmony.” With all of the different types of music, it would be hard to navigate and it would take a lot of time to discuss all of the aspects of music

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    The History of Music

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    The History of Music In this essay I will be identifying, explaining, and evaluating the history of Music whilst involving references to musical examples. The four main sections I will be evaluating are; * The origins of popular music * The styles and characteristics of popular music since 1950 * The role of at least four different leading artists/producers * The impact on instrument and recording, of the musical applications of technology. In the first section – The origins

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    exactly is electronic music?” we can answer that question for you here, and give you examples, too. Electronic music has a general meaning that covers sounds and tones used by the instrument itself like the electric guitar, but there are specific genres that manipulate music with electronic devices. That's quite different than using electricity or electronics in an instrument to produce tones. One is used for creating while another is used for manipulation. History of Electronic Music Electronic devices

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    The History of Music

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    The History of Western Music Music has been around since the dawn of time, ever since man first inhabited this planet we have learned to communicate in ways other then conventional speaking. Different Cultures all have there own specific way of communicating through music. Music is basically broken into two specific groups Eastern Music and Western Music. Eastern music is mainly derived from the orient and India. While, Western music first emerged from Europe. Western music has developed in many

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    Music history, referred to as historical musicology, is a sub-discipline of musicology that studies music from a historical point of view. Typically, music majors across the country study history from Donald Grout’s seminal work, The History of Western Music (Peter Burkolder is the current editor), which discusses the elements of music, various forms of music, musical analysis, the different periods of music, and a plethora of western composers who have made important contributions. After the Baroque

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    The History of Music

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    The History of Music The text of The Erlking (1815), by Schubert, is a Germanic legend and is about the king of the elves. He is an evil and magical figure, who with his touch (whether you touch him or he touches you) can kill. In the text a father and his son are riding home at night and the son keeps screaming that he sees the Erlking and he was going to hurt him. The father doesn't know what to do b/c he's not sure if the son is really seeing the Erlking or if he is hallucinating from

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    Pittsburgh Music History

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    Throughout Pittsburgh history, the area has produced many acclaimed musicians and music organizations that have created music that has been enjoyed across America. Pittsburgh is a city of music with a history in Jazz, Classical, Pop, Doo-Wop, Rock, and most currently Rap. Many of Pittsburgh’s old musicians are award winning performers and song writers who have sold millions of records. Their music can now be heard on movies, TV, and even Broadway shows. These famous artists would be nothing without

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