American classical music: Is music written In the united States but In the European classical music tradition. In many cases, beginning In the 18th century, It has been influenced by American folk music styles; and from the 20th century to the present day it has often been influenced by folk, jazz, blues, Native American, and pop styles. American folk music: is a musical term that encompasses numerous genres, many of which are known as traditional music, traditional folk music, contemporary folk music or roots music.
The music Is considered American either because it is native to the United States or because It developed there, out of foreign origins, to such a degree that It struck musicologists as something distinctly new. It Is considered “roots music” because it served as the basis of music later developed in the united States, including roll, rhythm, and jazz. Disco music: Is a genre of dance music. Disco acts charted high during the mid-1 sass, and the genre’s popularity peaked during the late sass.
Disco also was a reaction against both the domination of rock USIA and the categorization of dance music by the counter culture during this period. Disco was the last mass popular music movement that was driven by the baby boom generation. Disco music was a worldwide phenomenon, but its popularity declined in the united States in the late sass. Hip hop music: also called rap music, is a music genre consisting of a stylized rhythmic music that commonly accompanies rapping, a rhythmic and rhyming speech that is chanted. It developed as part of hip hop culture.
American pop: term applied generally to whatever form of music Is most popular among mainstream American teenage audiences. Adolescents are an especially important audience, both because of their relatively large amount of discretionary spending, and their fervent devotion to pop stars. Though the modern era of teen pop music is not usually said to have begun until the 1 sass, there were important antecedents. American rock: the creation of American rock music was highly influenced by the British Invasion of the American pop charts from 1964 and resulted In the development of garage rock.
From the late sass and early sass, American rock music was highly Influential In the development of a number of fusions, including blending with folk music to create folk rock. With blues to create blues- rock and with jazz to create Jazz-rock fusion, all of which contributed to psychedelic rock. In the sass, rock developed a large number of submerges, such as soft rock, hard rock, heavy metal, glam rock, progressive rock and punk rock. Country music: Is a genre of American popular music that began in the rural regions of the Southern united States In the sass and 20th century Canada.
It takes Its roots from southeastern American folk music, Western cowboy. Country music often consists of ballads and dance tunes with generally simple forms and harmonies accompanied by mostly string instruments such as banjo’s, electric and acoustic guitars, fiddles, and harmonicas. The term country music is used today to describe many styles and submerges. In 2009 country music was the most listened to rush hour radio genre during the evening commute, and second most popular In the morning commute In he 20th century in black communities in the Southern United States.
It was born out of a mix of African and European music traditions. Its African pedigree is evident in its use of notes, improvisations, polymaths, syncopation and the swung note. From its early development until the present day, Jazz has also incorporated elements from American popular music. Blues music: is the name given to both a musical form and a music genre that originated in African-American communities of primarily the “Deep South” of the United States around the end of the 19th century room spirituals, work songs, field hollers, shouts and chants, and rhymed simple narrative ballads.
Soul music: is a popular music genre that originated in the United States in the sass and early sass, combining elements of African American gospel music and rhythm and blues. Gospel music: is music that is written to express either personal, spiritual or a communal belief regarding Christian life, as well as (in terms of the varying music styles) to give a Christian alternative to mainstream secular music.