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What are the different styles of music? Musical style – the notion of succinct and comprehensive. It can be defined as a figure of unity, the totality of means of artistic expression and ideological content through the language of music.
The concept of style of music is so widespread that itself begs the relation: this term refers to different eras, genres, schools, and of individual composers and even performers. Let’s try to understand what are the different styles of music.
The style of the era
The concept of style of the era focuses on the historical aspect. There are many classifications, some of which highlight the major historical periods in the development of music (Renaissance, Baroque, classicism, modernity, etc.), while others are crushed history of music in a relatively small periods previously identified in other art disciplines (romanticism, impressionism, modernism, etc.).
A classic example of the style of the era is Baroque music, the characteristics of which is the interest in the inner world of the personality, the dramatic, high-contrast image of the forces of nature, the development of Opera and instrumental music (C. Monteverdi, A. Vivaldi, G. F. Handel). Continue reading