Lastly, there is vallenato son, which is similar to paseo but is in duple meter with a nostalgically and plaintive mood. Artist such as Jorge Celedon and Fanny Lu help spread vallenato both son and paseo through songs that became big hits internationally and gained attention from outside of Colombia. Their songs demonstrated cultural pride because similar to Carlos Vives, both artist heavily incorporate elements of vallenato into their works. Vallenato swept Colombia by its feet when it first was discovered and as time progressed through its successful commercialization, it’s spread across to other nations giving them each a taste of the Colombian
The Joropo Llanero enjoyed such huge acceptance that nowadays its structures and its lively expression are used as a symbol of Venezuelan identity by academic composers, staged folklore groups, dance companies and others. Aforetime, the Spanish word Joropo meant "a party or a soiree", but now the meaning of the word gained more power and is defined as a style of music and dance that identifies Venezuelans. Thereby, Joropo, a Venezuelan and Colombian genre, began as an ordinary activity that joined people around music and dances, food and socialization and later on it developed into popular music with both regional and national self-expression, traditional and entertaining significance, maintaining only some musical structures of the Llanero variant in tasca contexts, concerts, festivals, occasions and competitions. According to the parameters of defining a genre in Revista Musical de Venezuela, since the mid-1950s Joropo became wide spread in both private and public spaces and of high impact on social
Artists tried to create an easier to dance and more groovy type of music. PROGRESSIVE ROCK is a subgenre of rock music originated in United States and the United Kingdom throughout the late 1960s. Listeners can perceive characteristics commonly associated with jazz, classical music or folk. Virtuosic solos, long songs with instrumental parts, use of electric sounds, very deep lyrics - very often philosophical, albums which meant to be perceived as a whole became distinctive features of the genre. Progressive rock also took hippy ideas.
The nineteen-sixties influenced music of many different genres and styles. The most popular genres of music during the Sixties include; folk, country, jazz, pop, reggae, and rock, which were altered and upgraded to fit the constantly adapting music taste of those who listen. During the Sixties, lyrics began to tell a more realistic, eye-opening story, and provided emotional insight from the perspective of the song writter. Many bands in the Sixties wrote their own music, giving it unique, individual features and qualities. Newly developed characteristics and frequencies gained the interest of young listeners as their music taste changed and developed throughout the decade.
It was though as Elvis popularized rock music, which resulted in the integration. Elvis helped change his sound with the change of the social changes that were going on. Presley’s unique music would overall mirror the social changes that were going on during the 1950’s. His music helped change the culture then and now, and helped others join
Mariachi Music Mariachi music is a widely admired genre in the world now, but just recently it has risen in popularity. The word “mariachi” either means “marriage” in French or is an indigenous word for a wooden stage used by musical group performances. Before European conquest, natives used rattles, drums, flutes, and conch horns for religious occasions. When the Spanish arrived, they brought along violins, guitars, harps, brass horns, woodwind instruments, and colonial dancing, which eventually blended with the music of the natives. With these new additions, indigenous peoples and mestizos began to play European instruments along with their own musical inventions.
Great post, this is well said. The technology advancement in the 1970 's definitely impacted how music was created. They were able to create different sounds with the technology and ultimately bring us the sound of disco. I also like how you mentioned the Bee Gees. These brothers were instrumental in popularizing disco music.
With regards to their contributions to musical artistry, drugs have allowed many artists to move past the conventions of Western musical theory, and thus build arrangements and other approaches far outside the mainstream. With artists like the Beatles and Jimi Hendrix using drugs in such a fashion, it is thus clear that the use of illicit drugs has contributed significantly to enhancing some elements of creativity amongst musicians. Moreover, and with fans also making use of drugs so as to heighten their enjoyment of this music, it very much appears that drug use in rock n’
Humans have a need to bond with other people, it’s psychological. This bond is expressed in many aspects of society exemplified through the idea of love and marriage. We celebrate marriage through wedding ceremonies; every country and religion has its own traditions, rituals, and laws for this grand celebration. America is distinctive in that it was founded on its rich history of immigration, creating a melting pot of cultures and religions. Whether happening in a church or a courthouse room, American wedding ceremonies are based on rituals, folklore, and superstitions; these ceremonies give insight to how history has influenced American society by maintaining and creating cultural and social needs, as well as expressing gender and evolving gender social roles.
First of all, rock music has a lot of energy and a faster beats per minute count, the only reason I know this is because I use to be a dj. It has uses a combination of acoustic and electrical guitar, drums and vocals with the lead singer usually screaming with the chorus. Jazz music is more a soothing sound using saxophones and piano and a slower rhythm. Classical music would use more of a range of musical instruments such as violin, piano, cello, flute and others. Upon further investigation, rock and roll music played a big part of shaping our culture.