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    13What 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

    22Bomb – one of the traditional musical styles of Puerto Rico, formed by mixing elements of several cultures – Icelandic, Spanish, and the culture of immigrants from West Africa and living in the Antilles Amerindian peoples known as the taíno. Basic rhythm bomb is played on two or more reels.

    Although the term "bomb" can be used for the names of a number of rhythms, a common idea that unites all the examples of this genre – a kind of duel between the dancers, percussion and vocals. In its traditional form – as a group dance bomb is still very popular in some cities in Puerto Rico and in new York. Continue reading