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Music

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  3. 3. There are many definitions of Music, the most accepted one is that it is a form of art. The word derives from the Greek word – Mousike – which means: ‘(art) of the Muses’. It’s also one of the Performing Arts; the others being Dance, Opera, Theatre and Circus. Music is the most important one because arts like opera and dance can not exist without music.<br />
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  5. 5. There are about<br /> to music genres <br />8000<br />10000<br />!<br />
  6. 6. Genealogy of musical genres<br />
  7. 7. List of the 5 best-selling albums worldwide (millions)<br />Michael Jackson’s Thriller in 1982 (110)<br />AC/DC’s Back in Black in 1980 (49)<br />Pink Floyd’s The Dark Side of the Moon in1973(45)<br />Whitney Houston / Various artists The Bodyguard in 1992 (44)<br />Meat Loaf’s Bat Out of Hellin 1977 (43)<br />List of the 5 best-selling music artists (certified sales):<br />The Beatles (246.1 million)<br />Elvis Presley (197.2 million)<br />Madonna (156.6 million)<br />Michael Jackson (153.2 million)<br />Elton John (140 million)<br />
  8. 8. Festivals<br />More than one band performs<br />Can be periodical<br />Last more than a day<br />Mostly outdoors<br />Ex:<br />Woodstock<br />Rock in Rio<br />Live Earth<br />etc.<br />Concerts<br />Only one band performs <br />Aren’t periodical<br />Last up to a day<br />Mostly indoors<br />(note: a string of concerts is not a festival, not are tours. Ex: Live 8, Live Aid)<br />
  9. 9. Woodstock<br /> Woodstock was a music festival, officially known as Woodstock Music & Art Fair, that took place from August 15th to 17th of 1969, near Woodstock, New York. It became of symbol of the 60’s and changed the history of music. <br />
  10. 10. Live Aid<br /> Live Aid dual-venue concert that was held on 13 July 1985, organized by Bob Geldof and Midge Ure to raise funds for relief of the ongoing Ethiopian famine. The event was held simultaneously in Wembley Stadium in London and in the John F. Kennedy Stadium in Philadelphia.<br />
  11. 11. (at the end of my presentation I did a quiz, I chose to post it so that if you want to, you can test yourself)<br />QUIZ!<br /> What were the first words in Mtv? <br />How many genres exist?<br />Name two of the top selling artists.<br />What was the total amount raised in Live Aid?<br />How many million copies did Michael Jackson’s Thriller sold?<br />

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