The colonization can be traced back to the slave trade era in the mid-1500s (Rodrigues 1965). Brazilian music traditions have been influenced from traditional African instruments, pattern of dancing, rhythm (Rivera 2001). Samba music, popular around the world, is a direct heir of African music called Afro-Brazilian music (Advameg, Countries and their cultures
Even though written music remains seldom found , historians can infer that they used monophonic pattern, music consisting of a single line, without accompaniment. Greek s are arrangement of tones, now called the Greek nodes Then, after the fall of the Byzantine Empire,Greece was influenced by eastern sounds. From that moment on, Greece produced many talented artists, including great composers to fabulous interprets. Music in Greece became an expression and a testimony of the slavery years, a weapon of opposition against the colonial authority and a way to express love, death, human fears, that accompanied the Greeks in their everyday life. Some famous artists include Maria Callas, Elena Paparizou, and Sakis Rouvas.
The music is called the saya but the dance is called "Negritos". The saya is the music style plagiarized by Brazilian singer "Kaoma" who renamed it and made it known around the world in the 1980 's as the famous "lambada" this song was originally from Kjarkas, a famous folk Bolivian band. Another common folk music is “caporal” means “foreman” or “ranch manager” in Spanish. This is one of the best known Bolivian music types around the world. It has its origins in the “saya”, from the Yungas region North of La Paz.
Close your eyes and try to imagine a melding the history of the Irish and Scottish tunes, of the twang of country music, and the reverence of a gospel message. Enter a touch of the blues and the spirit of generations who played music to express themselves with this unique genre of music. Each of these components brought with it instruments steeped with tradition. Country music built the foundation with the guitar and bass guitar, the Scottish and Irish influences added the mandolin. The Africa American 2/4 beat contributes the banjo and the washboard adds the finishing folk music touch.
It is obvious to see that black American music derived from traditional African tunes. Africa seems to be the home of musical geniuses and I thank them for allowing us to create our own genre from their inspiration. In closing, Africa night was truly an amazing experience and I cannot wait to see what is in store for us next
By ancient Greek music we mean the whole musical culture that includes the ancient Greek history .The word “Music” is produced by the word “Muses”(from the 9 Muses of the arts), at least 5 from the 9 Muses were protecting different music. The three major civilizations that it was known that they first had music in their culture were the Cyclades the Minoans and the Mycenaean. Greeks began to study music theory in the 6th century. Pythagoras one of the most popular man in ancient Greece is known as the “Father of Mathematics”, the “ Father of Geometry” and also the “Father of Music Theory”. Pythagoras believed that music helped men and women to see into structures of nature.
In the Modern era, music was experimented with quite a bit and so scales other than the traditional major and minors were used. The result of further experimentation with key was the use of polytonality in which several keys are used or once. This was taken ever further to the point where there was an
5. INSTRUMENTATION The use of instruments is essential to African music; its unique instruments are therefore a significant characteristic to consider. Many instruments are employed in African music, and differ per ethnic group. However, several instruments are common among all Sub-Saharan African countries including the talking drum, xylophones and the mbira. 5.1 Drums Drums are one of the primary African instruments.