Paleolithic Music Development

Musical Development through the Ages

Music has been utilized for much longer than many have thought. Research has found musical instruments dating all the way back to the Paleolithic era (ca. 50.000 to 10.000 BC). Although anything performed at this time was lost to time. Upon the creation of writing methods were devised for the recording of musical pieces. The Greek civilization invented all of the major instruments families, including strings, flutes, reeds, brass, and drums.(1) Greeks philosophers interpreted music as a reflection of harmony of the universe and related it the health and behavior of people. The contribution to music by the Greeks was paramount. They included fundamental concepts such as notes, intervals, consonance / dissonance.
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1820-1900), composers divided into 3 groups: full, conservative, and regional. The full group pursued Romantic Freedom, such as Hector Berloiz’s three program symphonies and Fran Liszt remembered for his piano works; the conservative Romantics retained a degree of classicism, composers were Franz Schubert and Felix Mandelson known for orchestral works. The regional Romantics, infused Western art music with folk music. (3). The romantics divided opera into narratives and songs.
The Modern period of music was divided into two. Folk music emerged among cultures and popular music by the development of mass media consequently at a swift pace. Moreover, Impressionism considered the transition from romantic to modern music, described as series of harmonic textures. Claude Debussy and Maurice Revel were the foremost composers. Modern music is divided into three branches, Radical Modern, based on traditional Western music. Moderate Modern, which is less attached from tradition, and lastly major- minor tonal, more related with film music and
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I like this artwork because its melody expresses strength and rhythmic energy. The song’s basic melody is a contrast between soft and loud. The rhythm has four movements: first Allegro con brio (rather quick with spirit) second Andante con moto (moderately slow with motion) third Scherzo Allegro (joking, rather quick) and forth Allegro (rather quick).(4) The orchestra consists of the string section, flutes, oboes, clarinets, bassoons, horns, trumpets and timpani, piccolo, trombones and contrabassoon. This song was performed for first time in the Theater a der Wien, in Vienna. The reason that Beethoven wrote this is as equally impressive as the beauty it demonstrates. He had begun going deaf, but he thought that people had perfect hearing inspiring him to go ahead and write all the songs that were in his head despite his condition. Basically Beethoven alternated the movements and melodies of the song which make it even more interesting. Its rhythm is captivating and in my opinion the song gets better and better through the

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