There is a special type of music for almost any occasion or mood. people greatly desire music as a means of entertainment, relaxation and just to cope with the everyday stress and fatigues in life. Based on facts and statistics anyone could clearly see that music is the greatest of the arts because the music industry generates the highest grossing revenue compared to the other
How Accurate is it to Call 1920’s USA ‘The Roaring Twenties’ The Roaring Twenties was an era of great economic growth in the USA. Just after WW1 had just ended, America was a time of fun, escapade, excitement and enthusiasm. New inventions were flooding into the country such as automobiles and refrigerators. Spending was to an all time high as people were buying the new fashion trends, going to see their favourite actors at the theatre or even to go see their favourite sporting heroes. People were enjoying life as these new changes gave the USA a major jump in its economy in this short period.
Then came in Rolling Stones to rock the scene! A graphical presentation shows in detail how Rock music evolved since 1940s to date. Rock music dealt with a wide range of themes such as romantic love, rebellion against the established system, sex, social concerns and life styles. Addressing such a wide variety of concerns made this popular music even more liked around the globe. Rock is now one of the most listened to music genre in the world and some musicians believe that it can bring peace to the
At first, listeners favoured the music of the past, such as classical music. Later on, as more composers used new techniques in composing and technology allowed these works to reach more people, the public grew interested in new music. While earlier on, you would’ve gone out, and payed to listen music. Although the 20th century composers used and/or were influenced by composers and music forms of the past, the created their own unique sound. This unique sound has many different layers to it, coming from the combination of instruments, noisemakers and shifts in dynamics, meter, pitch, etc.
Fawn Katich-Shockey Professor Dennis Pearson English 102 24 February, 2011 Music’s Influence of Voice Since The 1950’s The 1950’s was an era that changed the world. It was a time of social change, especially in the American youth. Over the past sixty years, music has been one of the biggest influential factors in our society. The birth of Rock ‘n’ Roll, a new kind of music, was responsible for this change. Rock ‘n’ Roll gave the American youth a freedom to develop and express independent ideas in society.
It is constantly being played on the radio and television as well as clubs and concerts. Many listen to music to become entertained. For many people, listening to an inspirational song can effect their views and can also influence them into reaching their goals. Hence music is a very well known form of art. Lastly, art can be seen in art galleries.
During the post war era Philips gained success and the company was able to adapt to country-specific market conditions. This helped Philips expand to other countries and also generated in a broadened sales volume. Phillips also developed National Organizations (NO´s) in different countries, which helped to serve other markets more easily. NO´s were effective in distributing products to the customer while taking care of specific customer needs as well as country and market needs. This greatly increased self-sufficiency.
People enjoy listening to music because of the way it makes them feel. Depending on what mood a person is in, different genres of music provide different feelings. Scruton’s article, “Music and Morality” describes a few of the different genres and the effect they have on people. Scruton states that pop music is the most popular genre in today’s society. Pop music is so popular because it provides an upbeat tempo that people want to dance to.
These shows spread comic relief and political influence through songs performed by blackface performers in the 1800’s. Songs are familiar to our society today derived from productions in minstrel shows such as, “Turkey in the Straw” (1824) and “Oh Susanna” (1854). With minstrel shows being the beginning foundation of how songs spread throughout America, advancements in technology made it possible for Americans to hear music in their own homes and this made songs have an even stronger role in society. Music can change a person’s mood or even persuade them to do something. In society music can be a powerful tool because when music is put into a song it can persuade, change a society’s mood, and bring people together on topics.
In simplest of terms, these mediums provide us with information. We as humans then use the information as the basis for many of our decisions and standpoints on issues. There is no doubt that this information is significant and enlightening, but what most people do not consciously realize is how mass media is also highly persuasive. While some educated persons may see this in television programs, magazines and newspapers, there is a forgotten medium, which has a deep impact everyday on all of society. This medium touches the lives of every nation, of every culture, of every economic and every social class on a daily basis and has done so throughout history; music.