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Building Blocks Of Music

Melody is like harmony in that it describes the relationship between pitches, but it is a horizontal rather than vertical understanding. While still a matter of relative structure, melody is all about the way that notes act in sequence, so that the same 4 notes played in different orders have different melodic values, even if …

Intervals In Music

An intervals in music is a relationship between two notes. It describes the harmonic distance between notes with a unique sound. Each interval has a unique sound and a unique name. The names of the intervals in music comes from their position in diatonic scales. In that sense, intervals can be either: 1. Major 2. …

Musical Notes

Octave Subdivision One octave consists of 6 whole steps, one step consists of 2 half-steps, and one half-step consists of up to 100 cents. What that means is that, for example, D and D# are one half-step apart but between them there are up to 100 cents. Cents in music are typically used to express …

Indonesian Music

indonesian music Even the new tunes of Indonesia show its cultural variety, the community musical imagination, and the following overseas musical influences that formed contemporary audio arenas of Indonesia. Not exactly tens of thousands of islands using personality and its very own history. It ends in a huge selection of distinct types of tunes, and …

African Music

In this post, I try to answer everything from what is African Music to What are the various elements of African Music to African Musicians and so on. After reading this article on African Music, you will be able to answer everything related to African Music. So, let’s dive into it. African Music, african american …

American Vernacular Music

New school rap dates from 1986 when Rakim and DJ Eric B introduced a vocal style that was faster and rhythmically more complex than the simple sing-song couplets of much old school rap. Writers (rap poets/performers) in the new “effusive” style, notably Nas, employed irregular poetic meters, asymmetric phrasing, and intricate rhyme schemes, all of …

EUROPEAN ART MUSIC

Middle-Ages The period in the history of Western Europe, today called the Middle Ages, begins around 450 A.D. What had once been a vast empire dominated by Roman law and culture fell apart in consequence of a series of incursions by the Goths, Huns, and other “barbarian” tribes. Europe became a feudal society in which …

COMPOSER, PERFORMER, AND AUDIENCE

A composer (Latin compōnō; literally “one who puts together”) is a musician who is an author of music in any form, including vocal music (for a singer or choir), instrumental music, electronic music, and music which combines multiple forms. A composer may create music in any music genre, including, for example, classical music, musical theatre, blues, folk music, jazz, and popular music. Composers often express their works in a written musical score using musical notation. Performers in the music …