History Of Soft Rock Music

English influences fuse to create America’s soft rock sound DAVID SPATZ Mar 22, 2017  (0) Facebook Twitter Email Dewey Bunnell and Gerry Beckley of America paired up with ‘the fifth Beatle,’ producer Sir George Martin, when they began their career in the 1970s. They bring their brand of soft-rock to Borgata’s Music Box Saturday, March…

Soft Rock Music

I can go for that: how soft rock finally got cool Once, the sound of 70s and 80s yacht rock was a musical punchline. Now Doobie Brother Michael McDonald is in demand from cutting-edge artists such as Thundercat, and hipster cratediggers are championing lost classics Alexis Petridis  @alexispetridis Fri 27 Oct 2017 01.10 EDTLast modified on Fri…

Hip-hop MUSIC AND CULTURAL MOVEMENT

Hip-hop, cultural movement that attained widespread popularity in the 1980s and ’90s; also, the backing music for rap, the musical style incorporating rhythmic and/or rhyming speech that became the movement’s most lasting and influential art form. Origins And The Old School Although widely considered a synonym for rap music, the term hip-hop refers to a complex culturecomprising four elements: deejaying, or…

Learning With Song and Dance

People sometimes experience that learning a new language through the classroom is as effective as trying to learn martial arts just by reading a book. Without practice, all those classroom hours go to waste, and therefore the practical aspects of learning are much more important. If one requests what is the best way to learn…

Free Classical Music

Classical music is not as popular as light music so its demand is perhaps not as high as its supply. There are many classical music enthusiasts, composers and producers who offer free downloads of classical music from their websites. So there are many kinds of free classical music downloads available on net. You can download…

History Of Funk Music

African American Music in the 20th Century Funk music is not an isolated genre, but one comes from a rich musical lineage. In the late 19th century, African American musicians began gaining national attention for some very unique sounds that blended African rhythmic traditions with American gospel. By the early 20th century, this general sound…

Making of Classical Music

Classical music is governed by some known conventions that have its roots in a variety of forms, genres, styles and historical periods. These features together go in defining the term ‘classical music.’ Music rated as classical has always made its thumping presence felt. With the evolution of the popular music forms, the dominance of the…

How to Listen to Ambient Music

Musical Vocabularies and Purposes Many years ago, I had a college friend who was an evangelizing devotee of the abstract painter Marc Rothko. I remember her gushing over a catalog of Rothko’s work, while I was thinking that I must be aesthetically challenged; I just didn’t “get” it. After all, most of the paintings were…

The Complete Definition Of The Music

Music Portal Music is a form of art that involves organized and audible sounds and silence. It is normally expressed in terms of pitch (which includes melody and harmony), rhythm (which includes tempo and meter), and the quality of sound (which includes timbre, articulation, dynamics, and texture). Music may also involve complex generative forms in…

Download Free Music

The Confusion Surrounding Music Copyright Law Because there are so many different ways to get free music off the internet, there has become a lot of confusion and conflicting views as to what is legal and what isn’t. “OK, so it’s illegal to burn a copy of a CD and distribute it. So are you…

What Is Alternative Country Music?

I saw an ad for a band recently who said the style of music they played was alternative country. I am not so sure what that is. Is it maybe some music with bleak, Gothic, or dark lyrics that they call country? Is it possibly songs with instruments that you would not normally associate with…

Tamworth Country Music Festival

So unfolds another Tamworth Country Music Festival. A ten day period where people manage to keep on smiling, while ignoring the extreme summer heat. It is a marathon to survive so seasoned festival goers plan their days accordingly. This is the thirty-eighth Tamworth festival and as a Tamworth girl myself, I have experienced more than…

Choir Conducting

What makes a good choir conductor? What are a choral conductor's responsibilities? Let us absorb the choir already exists and does not have to be built from scratch. We can address the latter another time. The ultimate aim must be to give the most beautiful and meaningful choral performances possible. The first step will be…

The Facts Beyond Jazz Music

Many people think that jazz is the music of the elite and well-established people. But, if you look into the roots of jazz, you will see the opposite. Jazz is an art of expression in the form of music. Jazz music is the fundamental music in human life. Jazz tradition evolved from the lifestyle of black community…

All About Jazz Band Instruments

While your child may have been in the marching band or the concert band, they may also be interested in joining a Jazz band. Jazz band instruments are something to be considered when a child first decides to join band or as they learn, if they find they are interested in one of the jazz…

Choosing a Jazz Band for Your Party

In many years of arranging jazz bands for all sorts of events I am struck by the similarity of how the request is made by most of our clients. It goes something like this: “We are looking for a jazz band to play at our wedding / book launch / family fun day / sixtieth…

Promoting The Music of Indie Artists

Marketing for the music needs some creativity and some promotional techniques. The Indies music artists must promote their music if they rely on themselves and take the help of the social networking sites. Once you will read the article you will know some fabulous tips to promote through these social networking sites. Once you are…