Styles of Music
Terms in this set (18)
A genre of music that emerged from the independent music underground of the 1980's. It normally has a distorted guitar sound and a transgressive and a nonchalant defiant attitude.
Originating in African-American communities in the Deep South of the United States, it has simple chord progressions and uses a 12 tone scale. It is characterized by a call and response pattern.
Characterized by heavily structured and organized, with homophony and melody above accompanyment. There was little variance in keys and rhythms.
Music mainly coming from the south of the United States. It uses banjos, fiddles, guitars, and normally centers on sadder topics and romance.
Most popular in the 1950's and 1970's. It was music that was mainly instrumental and included mainly light jazz and instrumental versions of popular songs.
Music that employs electronic musical instruments and electronic music technology in its production.
Traditional music that comes from a specific group of people, and that it is normally transmitted orally throughout a generation.
A style that originated in the South Bronx, it quickly spread. It is characterized by Rap music, break dancing, and graffiti art.
Christian Music, which is composed to dedicate glory to God or for any religious purpose.
including Korean and Japanese, it is a highly techno styled music where repetitive beats and songs are played throughout, with a simple melody that repeats at high speeds, often associated with anime
A genre of music that originated in African American communities, especially near New Orleans, LA. It mainly involves the use of swing rhythm, as well as improvisation syncopation, and polyrythms.
Any music that showcases Spanish, Mexican, or central/south American Culture.
Music intended to create inspiration, relaxation, and optimism, such as for users such as yoga, massage, meditators, or methods of stress management.
A style of music combining drama and music
Short for popular music, it is music that is current at the time and now normally means electronic or fast paced music.
A popular genre of music that has a heavy beat, such as soul and jazz, but it can also have complex melodies.
A style of popular music that is heavily influenced by R&B and country music. It is influenced normally deals with rebellion and the uglier aspects of people and society, but presents them in an accepting manner
Any music that has come from another country or has been anything out of USA, and covers a huge range of music.