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Evolution of the Music

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on 18 May 2014

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Transcript of Evolution of the Music

Prehistoric period
In prehistory for primitive man had two signs that show the separation between life and death: the movement and sound:
✓ Dance and chant were founded as a symbol of life.
✓ Stillness and silence as a symbol of death.

18th and 19th century: classical music
Classicism is an aesthetic and intellectual current of thought which had its heyday in the 18th and 19th centuries, ranging from 1730 to 1820, approximately, inspired by the philosophical and aesthetic patterns of classical Greece.
the music
Music has accompanied man since its inception. It has as man has evolved, have emerged new musical styles according to the cultures and needs of the moment.
Evolution of the Music
15th and 16th century: Renaissance music
These centuries music is the music of the Renaissance or Renaissance music, classical European music written during the Renaissance between 1400 and 1600, approximately.
19th century: Romantic music
Romanticism was a period elapsed, roughly between the years 1820 early and the first decade of the 20th century. Musical romanticism is a period of academic music which was preceded by the classicism and continued by modernism.
✓ The melody
✓ The harmony
✓ The metric
✓ The rhythm

Main composers of the Renaissance:
Tomás Luis de Victoria
William Byrd
Josquin des Prez
Claudio Monteverdi
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina
Tomaso Albinoni
17th and 18th century: Baroque music
This period arose from the birth of opera in the seventeenth century (approximately in 1600) until the middle of the 18th century (approximately up to the death of Johann Sebastian Bach in 1750).
✓ Opera: vocal form. Scenic action harmonized, Sung and instrumental accompaniment
✓ Oratory: vocal form. Commonly comprises chorus, arias and recitatives and is presented by soloists, choir and Orchestra.
✓ Concerto grosso: instrumental form. Concerto for 2 soloists, accompanied by the Orchestra.

Main composers of the Baroque:
Johann Sebastian Bach
Francois, Couperin
Claudio, Monteverdi
Antonio, Vivaldi
Johann Pachelbel
Gregorio Allegri
Main composers of classical music:
Franz-Joseph Haydn
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Ludwing Van Beethoven
Bartolomeo Cristofori
Johann Christian Bach
Giovanni Battista Sammartini

Some main composers of Romantic music

Félix Mendelssohn
Robert Schumann
Richard Wagner
Johannes Brahms
Richard Strauss

20th century
Birth of new musical styles

The jazz is a genre of music that has its origin in diverse African North American rhythms and melodies. It arose at the end of the 19th century in the United States.
Originating in African American communities in the United States, developed through the spiritual, prayer songs, work songs, English rhymes, ballads of Scottish and Irish narrated and cries of field.
Country music is a broad genre developed primarily in the United States and Australia. Characterized using guitars and a (traditionally male) voice that describes a life of hardship.
Rock and Roll is an English word which refers to a genre of stark rhythm, born from the fusion of several styles of us and made popular folklore since the Decade of 1950.
Reggae is a music genre of Jamaican origin. The term reggae sometimes is used to refer to other genres, including ska, rocksteady, etc.
Pop music is a direct descendant of rock music, when at the end of the 1950s it began to incorporate electronic electronic guitar, bass or keyboard instruments.
The Hard Rock is a genre of music that was born from the Rock and Roll and Blues Rock.
Heavy Metal is a musical genre that comes from Rock and Roll, Blues and classical music.
Hip Hop is a cultural movement that emerged between 1960 and 1970, and still continues today.

The music in the 21st century is of the most varied(assorted). To the styles that were born in the 20th century, they him(her,you) are added other great, innovative and original.
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