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The Great Composers
The Great Composers
Studying the great composers - not just listening, but also examining the scores of their works - gives a deeper understanding of how music developed and what the…...
The History of Blues
The History of Blues
The blues became the wail of freed slaves, and has gone on to become a universal music. This, very briefly, is its history....
The History of Classical Music
The History of Classical Music
Classical music can be divided into five main eras. This brief guide gives you an introduction to the styles and periods of classical music....
The History of Folk Music
The History of Folk Music
Folk music is music of the people. Over the last century it's enjoyed several revivals and growing popularity....
The History of Hip-Hop
The History of Hip-Hop
Hip-hop has rapidly grown from small beginnings to become the world's most popular musical genre....
The History of Jazz Music
The History of Jazz Music
Jazz has gone from its local origins in New Orleans to being a global music. This article offers a brief history....
The History of Opera
The History of Opera
In its early days, opera was the contemporary pop music. It melodies remains strong favourites, even after a few hundred years. This is its story....
The History of Pop Music
The History of Pop Music
Pop music is, by its very name, popular, and reflects the changing tastes of the public. This offers a very brief history of pop music and its big names....
The History of Reggae
The History of Reggae
They call Jamaica the loudest island in the world, best known for reggae. This is its musical story....
The History of Rock Music
The History of Rock Music
Rock began in the 1950s and remains the main popular genre of music worldwide. This brief overview traces the history of rock....
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