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Styles of music

  1. 1. Styles of music Cristina Vilabella Serrano
  2. 2. Country• Country is a simple style of folk music heard mostly in the southern United States; usually played on stringed instruments.
  3. 3. Hip-Hop• Hip/Hop belongs to the hip-hop culture, which is a combination of rapping, DJing, break dancing and graffiti art.
  4. 4. Rap• Rap music came from the African American style of music. It is fast beat and normally has rhyming lyrics.
  5. 5. Metal• Metal is highly amplified, aggresive, menacing rock music. Metal uses overdriven electric guitars, pounding drums, technically difficult guitar solos, with
  6. 6. Rock• Often refered as “Rock and Roll” uses the electric guitar, a strong rhythm with an accent of an offbeat and youth oriented-lyrics.
  7. 7. Alternative• Alternative uses the guitar, bass and drums. It is also known as “underground music”
  8. 8. Rhythm & Blues• Rhythm and blues is a combination of the swinging rhythm of jazz with the lyrical cotent, sonic gestures, and format of the blues.
  9. 9. Jazz• Jazz is a kind of music from America. The usual instruments are the saxophone, tambor, piano, clarineat and the trumpet.
  10. 10. Classical• Classical music is a tradicional genre of music conforming to an established form and appealing to critical interest.
  11. 11. Big band & swing• Big Band and Swing consists of woodwinds, brass, piano, bass and drum. All styles of Swing can be danced very fast or very slow and everything in between. It’s an up beat and dance like style of music.
  12. 12. Electronic• This music is produced modified by electronic programmes with a computer and some machines.
  13. 13. • Pop music is a genre of popular music which originated in its modern form in the 1950s, deriving from rock and roll and often borrowing elements from other styles.
  14. 14. Disco• Disco is a genre of dance music. Disco acts charted high during the 1970s. Musical influences include funk, Latin and soul music.
  15. 15. Punk• Punk rock is a rock music genre that developed between 1974 and 1976 in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia. Punk bands created fast, hard-edged music, typically with short songs, stripped-down instrumentation,
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