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Music Genres

Compare and contrast three musical artists from any of the following periods: Classical, Romantic, Jazz, Blues, Bluegrass, and Contemporary. Specifically look for the vocals and instruments they used, as well as major stylistic influences. How did political, cultural or ethnic shifts influence their music?

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As you compare and contrast three musical artists from any of the following periods: Classical, Romantic, Jazz, Blues, Bluegrass, and Contemporary and look for the vocals and instruments they used, as well as major stylistic influences, please allow some of my idea to help and also offer details about political, cultural or ethnic shifts influencing their music:

First, you may explore how Baroque music was characterized by highly embellished melodies. It also contained fugal and contrapuntal forms by J.S. Bach and Vivaldi.

You may use the Classical genre's three-part form and its use of balance, simplicity and restraint characterized by Mozart and Haydn.

Since Romantic genres of 18th and early 19th music encompassed artistic, political and philosophical revolts associated with classical music, you might look at this genre. This type offered freedom of form and spirit. Instead, it emphasized feeling and originality and the personality of the artist himself. Themes such as nature, the East, and the common man were employed by Chopin, Liszt, and Wagner.

You might also investigate how Folk encompassed cultural gestures since it was music made and transmitted by the common people. It definitely denoted a socioeconomic emphasis. Since this music was transmitted through general culture from one generation to the next, you might cite ...

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This posting explores music genres within various contexts.

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