Music Assignment: Issues and Topics in Music

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Issues and Topics in music 3
Table of ContentsMain Body.......................................................................................................................................3INTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................3REFERENCES................................................................................................................................7
Main BodyINTRODUCTIONThe music of 19th century has led to the disturbance in the society. Democratic ideals andmusic revolution and fluctuations changes the daily lives of individuals in UK. The scufflebetween the 19th and 20th century music is root cause of disputes from the Napoleon war toAmerican civil war. Moreover, the basic lives of musicians and composer are affected by thechanges in society. Besides, the rise of musical education and performances is accessed by thegeneration of middle class. Hence, the essay will enhance the effects of both the type of musicthat is romanticism and modernism.The developing generation is replacing the natural world of romanticism, Romanticmusic of 19th century is based on a life of a common man which stressed the emotional statuswhereas the modern music of 20th century is based new opportunities and the fluctuation in theworld affecting human life. In contrast, Romanticism and modernism is offering variousopportunities and assisting musicians in earning their livelihood. There are several peoplechanging the mentality which is leading towards various musical reforms like, poems, rapping,slow, emotional, and large scale symphonic. Besides, there are so many music composers likeRichard Wagner, Hector Berlioz and many more who have continuously pushed the innovationin musical industry. Henceforth, there are various musical instruments used by the composers toadd different melodies in the songs according to the lyrics which captivate the mind of listeners.Therefore, musical instruments like banjo, guitar, harp and concertina plays a major role inadding lives to songs. Further, Piano plays major role in development in musical instruments ofUK. It remained major component in domestic life of music until it was replaced by radio andphonograph of early 20th century.In order to compose a song certain elements are used by Debussy, Atmosphere andStravinsky, Rhythm. These segments are used variably in composition of the music of twodifferent time periods. There are seven elements of music and the important among them areexplained below-Rhythm-It is the time element in music. It is created with the help of various parameterssuch as tempo, syncopation, beat and meter. In context to the musics of old time forexample- Rhythm in song “Clair de lune” which was based on romanticism kept the
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