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Multiplicity of music
Multiplicity of music
Main points: ● History of music ● Main genres of music Our ●
Main points:
● History of music
● Main genres of music
Our
History of music f
History of music
f
Main genres of music ● Classical ● Rock ● Pop Hip Hop or Rap ● Jazz
Main genres of music
● Classical
● Rock
● Pop
Hip Hop or Rap
● Jazz
● Blues
● Drum and bass
● Electronic
● House
● Country
● Classical
● Folk
● Regis
● Metal
And other things
OPERA Ø Opera is simply the art of conveying a story through singing, acting and dancing,
OPERA
Ø Opera is simply the art of conveying a story through singing, acting and
dancing, without any significant spoken dialog;
Ø Operas teach us about life and death, love and hate, good and bad; in short, the
human condition;
Ø It started in Italy at the end of the 16th century. Opera has existed for more
than four hundred years;
Ø Most operas are written in French, German and Italian languages;
Ø The first example of a true opera ,,DAFNE‘‘ was written in 1597 by Jacopo
Peri.
Types of Opera  Comic Opera - also known as light opera. An example of this
Types of Opera
 Comic Opera - also known as light opera. An example of this
opera is La serva padrona (The Maid as Mistress) by Giovanni
Battista Pergolesi.
 Serious Opera - often the story revolves around heroes and
myths, emphasis is also given to the solo voice. An example of
this opera is Rinaldo by George Frideric Handel.
 Opera Semiseria - this type of opera has a serious story but
has a happy ending. An example of this is La gazza ladra (The
Thieving Magpie) by Gioachino Rossini.
 Opera Cornique - is a type of French opera where the lines are spoken. An
 Opera Cornique - is a type of French opera where the lines
are spoken. An example is Carmen by Georges Bizet.
 Grand Opera - it's an opera of a larger scale; it also includes
ballet. An example of this type is Robert le Diable by Giacomo
Meyerbeer.
 Opera Verismo - it‘s a type of opera that emerged during the
later part of the 19th century. Characters were often based on
everyday people you may meet in real life and the plot is often
melodramatic. An example is Pagliacci by Ruggero
Leoncavallo.
Most popular Opera Composers: Ø One great composer who wrote operas was Claudio Monteverdi, specifically his
Most popular Opera Composers:
Ø One great composer who wrote operas was Claudio Monteverdi, specifically
his La favola d'Orfeo (The Fable of Orpheus) which premiered in 1607 and
thus known as the first grand opera.
Some other famous composers:
• Benjamin Britten
• Gaetano Donizetti
• Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
• Giacomo Puccini
• Henry Purcell
• Richard Strauss
HISTORY OF JAZZ v Jazz is a type of African-American music that originated in the late
HISTORY OF JAZZ
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Jazz is a type of African-American music that originated in the late
nineteenth and early twentieth century in the Southern United States;
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Jazz music is an art of improvisation. It is a combination of improvisation,
swing notes, back beats, and blues with brass instruments;
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Jazz music has about five styles, developed from the collision of American
and African cultures. They include the work song, New Orleans, the Chicago
style, bebop and fusion. More sounds and styles have been developed over
the years to meet the changing times as well as the diverse people's taste of
music.
Among the most popular and earliest forms was New Orleans Dixieland jazz. This genre, in the
Among the most popular and earliest forms was New
Orleans Dixieland jazz. This genre, in the city credited with
birthing the jazz tradition, is the source of many standards, such
as “When the Saints Go Marching In.”
10 most famous Jazz composers  1. Louis Armstrong  2. Charlie Parker  3. Benny
10 most famous Jazz
composers
 1. Louis Armstrong
 2. Charlie Parker
 3. Benny Goodman
 4. Duke Ellington
 5. Nat King Cole
 6. Billie Holiday
 7. Thelonious Monk
 8. Miles Devis
* Billie Holiday
* Miles Devis