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Music surrounds us everywhere and accompanies us throughout our lives. In it, a person finds expression of his feelings and experiences. In music, he tries to express his vision of the world around him, his mood and range of feelings. Music, in turn, can have different emotional effects on us.
Besides, music can bring people together. This is due to the numerous musical directions. However, different people listen to different styles of music. And only in this case they can have disagreements among themselves. After all, how many people there are, so many musical preferences and tastes exist. Some prefer to listen to pop music, rap, rock or chanson, or some other musical direction. Others, on the contrary, do not tolerate modern musical trends and like to listen only to classical music or folk songs.
Musical styles and trends have evolved over a long period of time. Now there are a huge number of them. Musical directions are so diverse that it is sometimes difficult to specify and accuratelydetermine whether the composition belongs to a particular style.
So, what are the musical trends today, and how do they differ from each other?
Music critics identify several main trends in music, which can also include large groups of offshoots. These mainstreams include classical, pop, electronic, hip-hop, rock, blues and jazz. Let's take a closer look at areas such as pop, classical, rock and hip-hop.
Classical music is a kind of greeting from the past, these are the works of great, well-known composers. It can be safely called world masterpieces. Classical music can be distinguished from "pop" even by a schoolboy. Almost all people on the planet know such composers as Bach, Beethoven, Mozart, Schubert, Tchaikovsky and others. And the names of these famous talented people even today are on our lips.
Another musical trend is pop music. Today it occupies a leading position among the rest. Almost everyone listens to pop music, it is for a wide range of people. The direction is distinguished by its melody and simplicity, as well as dance sound. Such music is charged with positive emotions. You can hear it on the radio, in shops, on television, in general, anywhere. In addition, pop music is very popular in discos.
The direction of hip-hop has such branches as rap and r`n`b. This direction wasformed by African Americans and has clear rhythms, mainly reciting rhyming texts to music.
Hip-hop is the music of the streets, it is often intertwined with the subculture of breakdancing and graffiti.
Rock music is for protesters, rebellious people who love freedom, who have no stereotypes. Basically, a rock band is a group of musicians led by a soloist. Often rock concerts are accompanied by screams and roars of the audience, the hoarse voice of the vocalist. In this direction, the emphasis is on musical instruments, on the noisy sound of the guitar and drums.
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