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Types Of Music


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Types Of Music

  1. 1. <ul><li>Blues </li></ul><ul><li>Rap </li></ul><ul><li>Country music </li></ul><ul><li>Jazz </li></ul><ul><li>Classical music </li></ul><ul><li>Rock and roll </li></ul>
  2. 2. <ul><li>Blues originated around the 17th century among </li></ul><ul><li>black slaves brought over to America from Africa </li></ul><ul><li>to work on plantations and railways. For this </li></ul><ul><li>reason and ever since the music has always been about sadness and depression. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Rap music is one of the elements of hip-hop. It is a form of rhyming lyrics spoken over musical instruments. Originally rapping was called MCing. Hip-hop is a cultural movement that began amongst urban youth in New York and has since spread around the world. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Country music, also known as country and western music or country-western, is a blend of popular musical forms originally found in the Southern United States . </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Jazz is an original American musical art form originating around the early 1920s in New Orleans, rooted in Western music technique and theory, and is marked by the profound cultural contributions of African Americans. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Classical music is a broad, somewhat imprecise term, referring to music produced in European art, church and concert music, undergoing a broad period from about 1000 to the present day. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>The phrase “rock and roll,” also spelled rock ‘n’ roll, was first used by Alan Freed, Cleveland disc jockey, and was taken from the song “My Baby Rocks Me with a Steady Roll.” It is a form of popular music that evolved in the 1950’s from rhythm and blues. </li></ul>