British Music Vs Classical Music

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Jordan Lance Mrs. Baird English 4 26 March 2018 British Music Do you ever wonder how music had evolved from classical music to today's music? We didn't go straight from classical music to pop , hip-hop and hard rock. We had to think outside the bock and be brave. We had to invent new technology and we didn't just sing for religion anymore we sang to make a statement , to express ourselves. Pearson states ( Music played in the 1960’s) “Rock music dominated the popular music scene during the decade and as the genre grew and changed, many diverse and new subgenres emerged, all tied to original rock but each with their own unique style and purpose. These specific subgenres also had varying levels of popularity throughout the decade and…show more content…
According to Pearson ( Music played in the 1960’s) “As these bands gained popularity, many of them ventured into new music territory and created their own unique styles. The one band that comes to mind when speaking of the British Invasion is The Beatles, who first broke into the US music scene in 1963, but really became popular in 1964 after appearing on the Ed Sullivan Show. The band holds many musical records to this day reflecting album sales and number one singles and they're music remains some of the most popular of all time.” A lot of the bands that formed in the 60's had or has a major impact on music still and has a impact on the way singers perform today. Many of the bands from the 60's have achieved so much that a lot of bands will never achieved. Many bands from the 60's still hold records to this day that have influenced musicals today to strive to be better than them. As claimed by Kallen , ( The History of American Pop ) The Beatles were the first British pop group to have major success in the United State and their popularity caused a wave called the British Invasion. Suddenly, previously unknown British group such as the Dave Clarke Five, Peter and Gordon, the Animals, and Herman's Hermits had number one hits in America. The Rolling Stones began their…show more content…
Music didn’t just change overnight it took many years to make music what it is today. It took years of practice to get where we are today with the audio and vocals. Music shows how human have evolved over time not just in history but threw the music we listen to and played. We have used new technology to advertise musicians and their musical talents. We have came a long way from classical music to new styles and geneus of music and experimented with stage performance. Musicians have also had a change on the fashion and makeup industry and have had a major impact on society. There has been a massive impact on getting a message across with lyrics. This is the impact music has had on the world. Works Cited Kallen, Stuart A. The History of American Pop. Detroit, Lucent Books, 2012. Lee Yoong, Hon. “The Greatest Era of the UK Pop Music Industry.” Popular Music History, vol. 8, no. 3, Dec. 2013, pp. 289-306. EBSCOhost, doi:10.1558/pomh.v8i3.15854. Pearson, Stephen. Music Played in the 1960’s Popular Music From the 60s. The People History, 20 Dec. 2016, www.thepeoplehistory.com/60smusic.html. Accessed 26 Mar. 2018. RetroWaste. “1970s Music: History, Pictures & Artists.” RetroWaste, Funk, Soul, R&B, Pop, Hard Rock, Soft Rock and Disco all carved out their place in the music world in the 1970s. The late 70s also witness the birth of another young music style: hip-hop. Accessed 27 Mar.

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