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…

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…

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…

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…

Understanding Gospel Music

When an individual not entirely familiar with the character of gospel music thinks of the genre, that person probably wouldn’t consider it as intricately tied into American culture. Perhaps that person would think of the kind of music often sung in black Churches, or the film “O Brother, Where Art Thou?” might pop into mind.…

Inspirational Music

Some say that it’s the musician and composer who are inspired, others say it’s music that inspires. No need to debate. To me, it’s like sharing the air we breathe. Isn’t that the meaning of the word “in-spire”? The composer/musician inhales the inspiration of whatever muse presents itself. Then exhales the most exquisitely inspirational music,…

Elvis Gospel Music

When an individual not entirely familiar with the character of gospel music thinks of the genre, that person probably wouldn’t consider it as intricately tied into American culture. Perhaps that person would think of the kind of music often sung in black Churches, or the film “O Brother, Where Art Thou?” might pop into mind.…

Top Southern Rock Songs

Determining the top Southern Rock Songs is not an argument to be won or lost. Rather, it is a lively discussion between friends and musicians to be explored again and again. I have decided to let emotion take sway here and give you the first five top southern rock songs that pop into my head.…

Best Southern Rock Bands

Southern Rock is a style of music born in the 1970’s. My short description of Southern Rock is, quality musicians blending different musical styles to form their own identity. Depending on the band, they might place more emphasis on, blues, county, bluegrass, jazz, or even hard rock. When Southern Rock was at the height of…

Rock and Roll Crafts for a Fun Party

Nothing beats a rock and roll party, and you’ll need crafts that can make it even cooler. Rock and roll parties are growing in popularity with teenagers right now. They see the fashions and trends from the 1970s and 1980s and want to emulate it. Rock and roll was huge in that era and they…

Rock and Roll – Come Discover It

Rock and Roll is the kind of music which not everyone is able to appreciate from the start. If you are a person who was the younger child of the family and were brought up in a family where most of the people enjoyed listening to rock music then you would be able to relate…

The History and Origin Rock and Roll

Where did “Rock and roll” originate. “Rock and roll” has not always been a part of the world of music. So the question arises as to where “Rock and roll” actually got its start and become such a dominant force in music cultures around the world. I will attempt to go back in time and…

Is Pop Music Really Good Music?

Pop music is music that is really contemporary music. Today whatever music you hear, music that is moving with the times, all of it is pop music. Fifty five years before, the music which was contemporary in that era was also pop and the fathers of pop, Bob Dylan etc lived. But today’s music is…

4 Secrets of Top Disco House Producers

Disco is the much maligned genre that helped spawn modern dance music and carved out a niche for electronic beats in the mainstream. While the original disco wave may have died out long ago, its influence still reverberates strongly in the world of house music. In fact, an entire genre has sprung up called disco…

How to Dance – Feel Free to Disco!

Who doesn’t know disco? Who hasn’t heard of it? Well, I guess, everybody from all walks of life, may it be young or old knows this dance and dances it well! When did Disco become a hit? It was in the 70’s when disco hit the club scene. There were films like “Saturday Night Fever”…

What Makes Classic Rock Classic?

It’s sort of frightening to consider that even Nirvana is considered classic rock now. A band with songs on the cutting edge of a new music movement in the early 90s is now relegated to history. Normally we would consider bands like Def Leppard, Deep Purple or Led Zeppelin in this category. But, on second…

Classic Rock Band – The Who

One of the most electrifying bands that I have ever seen in concert… The Who. If you have never seen this classic rock band live, I strongly suggest that you do so now as they are planning a 2012 world tour of their 1973 concept album “Quadrophenia”. In the late ’90’s I saw this tour…

Concert Promotion Tips

If you want to attract a crowd to your concert, you must promote it properly. This applies to clubs churches and other venue owners, and PR firms as well as bands and other talent. Whatever your role in the process, the following concert promotion tips will help you to attract larger audiences. Concert Promotion Tips…

Charity Concerts

Charity and benefit concerts have long been a feature of the concert and musical calendar. Whether it is a humanitarian crisis that prompts the event or just a general call to awareness, benefit concerts usually involve popular artists volunteering their music and performances to help raise money for a cause. Benefit concerts are one of…