Weirdest Metal Bands in Music History

Since its inception in the ‘60s, metal music has been graced by several outrageous musicians and bands. From ridiculous clothing to sullen behaviors to lunatics, these groups have lightened up many stages with the unforeseen. Many a band have taken off the beaten path and left with ignominy as well as everlasting legacies. We travel…

The 1960s Music Revolution

The 1950s heralded the rise of rock and roll, eagerly adopted by teenagers around the world. Towards the end of this decade, musicians began to turn to a new sound, perfect for the 1960s era of political protest. Anti-war marches became commonplace, and people looked towards these new heroes of the music industry to provide…

Classical Music and the Brain

In contrast to contemporary tunes, the core tenet of classical music has traditionally centered on content that is strictly symphonic in essence (thus, excluding any additional material conveyed through words, expressions, or any other non-musical components). Nevertheless, although classical music is among the least popular music selections among many adults today, it is one of…

The Worlds Greatest Orchestras

People have used instruments and played them in various combinations for thousands of years. However, it is only during the last 400 years that musicians started to make the specific combinations that then created the modern orchestra. A normal symphony orchestra today consists of four different groups of instruments covering all the families of strings,…

Music Inflences Tradition And Culture

What can reconcile people of different nationalities in your opinion? Of course, music can do it! Music is a language that has no words but that everybody can understand. There are many ways to convey information and playing musical instruments is one of them. Each Nation tells its own story through music. There are people…

The World’s Most Unusual Instruments

When it comes to music instruments, people tend to automatically think of a piano, a violin, or a guitar. But there are actually hundreds of other musical instruments that have been used over the past centuries for making music around the world. Traditional instruments can be divided into categories, such as strings, percussions, woodwinds and…

The History of Music: Cultural Evolution Throughout the Ages

  The evolution of music closely follows the evolution of humans. Primitive humans produced primitive music. As hunter-gatherers, people spent the vast majority of their time and effort on surviving. Hunting. Gathering. And defending themselves against predators. With the development of communities, and later civilizations, more time was found for cultural pursuits. Art, philosophy, and…

Four Great Composers of Classical Music

  Music has been an entertaining and provocative component of culture for thousands of years. The highlight of musical creativity and influence was during the period of classical music. At this time, music became synonymous with refinement and wealth. Theses four composers led this movement and contributed greatly to Classical Music’s lasting impact. Johann Sebastian…

Jazz: Music for the People

  Music is created for a variety of reasons but its most important function is the expression of emotion. Of feeling. No form of music better exemplifies this than jazz. The Origin of Jazz Jazz was established in the late nineteenth century, although its roots go back much further. Developed largely in the city of…