If you are new to classical music you may find a good way to develop a love for Western music is by creating a Starter Kit for each of the “greats”. Pick an artist and take a listen. If you enjoyed it then go back and explore more. Start with the greats. For me, the… Read More ›
The term Orchestration is also used by some to identify what instruments will be assigned to play specific parts of a composition.
Origin of the Term Concerto What does the term “Concerto” mean? How would you describe one? What is it about them that make them fun to listen to? In earlier times the term “concerto” was “concert” in Italian. Use of the term described works that involved voices and instruments in which the instruments had independent… Read More ›
As competition among the musical groups increased so did need to develop an image and to separate themselves for the generation that preceded it (Rock Fashion History, Makofsky).