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Punk rock

Punk rock is a music genre and kind of rock music. It is often described as harder, louder, and cruder than other rock music. Many punk rock songs have lyrics which tell angry stories or which use rude words.

                                               

Rock music

Rock music is a genre of popular music. It developed during and after the 1960s in the United States. It originally started in the 1940s and 1950s with the start of rock and roll. Rock and roll grew out of rhythm and blues and country music. Rock ...

                                               

Acid rock

Acid rock is a form of rock music, focusing mainly on hallucinations and drugs. It is related to psychedelic rock. It is mostly an off-beat style. It uses vivid imagery, and sometimes strange sound / musical effects.

                                               

Arena rock

Event Centre rock is a word to describe a form of rock music which is played, or intended to be played, in large venues, such as event centres, arenas, stadia, and open-air concert spaces. In such a way, genres which traditionally fall within the ...

                                               

Art rock

Art rock is a sub-genre of rock music that has "experimental influences". It tries to make rock music into art instead of just entertainment. It often uses longer songs than other genres of rock. It uses different techniques such as elements of c ...

                                               

Garage rock

Garage rock is a raw and energetic style of rock and roll that was popular in the mid-1960s in the United States, Canada, and other countries. In the beginning, it was not yet defined as a musical genre. Attention to the sound from rock critics i ...

                                               

Glam rock

Glam rock is a genre of rock music that was popular in the early 1970s. It was made famous by acts such as David Bowie, Elton John, T. Rex, Alice Cooper, Slade, Gary Glitter, Queen and Sweet. Glam fans and performers distinguished themselves from ...

                                               

Lead guitar

Lead guitar means the use of a guitar to perform melody lines, instrumental fills, and solos within a song structure. In rock and metal bands, the lead guitarist is usually supported by a second guitarist who plays rhythm guitar chords and riffs. ...

                                               

Rock and roll

Rock and roll is a form of rock music developed in the 1950s and 1960s. Rock music combines many kinds of music from the United States, such as country music, folk music, gospel music, work, blues and jazz. Rock and roll developed in the early 19 ...

                                               

Rockabilly

Rockabilly is an early type of rock and roll music which developed in the 1950s in the United States. Rockabilly was very popular amongst teenagers. Many parents of teenagers did not like rockabilly music, because rockabilly music had lyrics whic ...

                                               

Space rock

Space rock is a subgenre of rock music. The term originally referred to a group of early mostly British 1970s progressive rock and psychedelic bands such as Hawkwind and Pink Floyd. The music is characterised by slow, lengthy instrumental passage ...

                                               

Techno

Techno is a form of electronic dance music that became popular in Frankfurt, Germany during the early 1980s. It was influenced by synthpop, house music, funk, post-disco and futuristic fiction ideas that were important during the end of the Cold ...

                                               

African Sanctus

African Sanctus is a musical composition for choir, soloists, orchestra and prerecorded tape by David Fanshawe. It was composed in 1972. African Sanctus is the best-known of Fanshawes works. It was composed after Fanshawe had made journeys to Afr ...

                                               

David Fanshawe

David Fanshawe was an English composer and explorer. He wrote a large amount of music, especially for television programmes. His best-known composition is a choral work called African Sanctus.

                                               

Baroque music

Baroque music is a set of styles of European classical music which were in use between about 1600 and 1750. The word "Baroque" is used in other art forms besides music: we talk about Baroque architecture, painting, sculpture, dance and literature ...

                                               

Renaissance music

Renaissance music is European music written from about the year 1400 to 1600. This section of time is called the Renaissance, a word which means" rebirth”. The Renaissance comes between the Middle Ages and the Baroque times. Putting music into ti ...

                                               

Romantic music

Romantic music is music written in the 19th century. This was the period called the" Romantic period” by musicians. In literature and some other arts the" Romantic period” is often said to begin and finish earlier: around mid 18th to mid 19th cen ...

                                               

MediaFire

MediaFire is a free and unlimited file and image hosting website in Harris County, Texas, USA. Every feature of the service is available to users whether they choose to create a cost-free account or not. The website is very popular and has attrac ...

                                               

Stage6

Stage6 was a video sharing website. It was similar to other websites like YouTube because it let users upload, view, and share video clips. Unlike many other video sharing sites, Stage6 allowed users to upload better quality videos and very large ...

                                               

Canadian Albums Chart

The Canadian Albums Chart is the official album sales chart in Canada. It is compiled every Wednesday by U.S based music sales tracking company Nielsen Soundscan, and published every Thursday by Jam! Canoe, along with its sister charts the Canadi ...

                                               

James Ingram

James Edward Ingram was an American singer-songwriter, record producer, actor and keyboardist. He won two Grammy Awards and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Song two times. Ingram was born in Akron, Ohio. He had two number-one ...

                                               

Maynard Solomon

Maynard Solomon was an American writer and a music producer. He was a co-founder of Vanguard Records, and later became a writer on music.

                                               

List of Billboard number-one singles of the 1940s (U.S)

This article is about the US number-one songs chart held during the 1940s. Billboard number-one singles chart which preceded the Billboard Hot 100 chart, which was updated weekly by the Billboard magazine, was the main singles chart of the Americ ...

                                               

List of songs by Keane

These old songs were written by Keane. They have not been heard as there are no recordings from them. They are known because the band had mentioned them. Melodrama. Less in More. Ill Live in Fear. Morsel. Captain Planet. Mr. Caravan. 11th Hour Bl ...

                                               

List of national anthems

This is a list of national anthems. This list shows the country on the left, the national anthem in the middle, and the meaning in English on the right. The names of states that do not exist anymore, or that are not independent nations, or the na ...

                                               

List of Selena songs

Selena was an American singer–songwriter. She became the "Queen of Tejano music" by the early 1990s. She had helped the Tejano genre become very popular in the United States. After dominating the Latin music charts, winning every nominated award ...

                                               

Gramophone (magazine)

Gramophone is a magazine published monthly in London by Haymarket for classical music, particularly recordings. It was started in 1923 by the Scottish author Compton Mackenzie. The magazine presents the Gramophone Awards each year to the classica ...

                                               

Guys and Dolls

Guys and Dolls is a 1950 Broadway musical. The music and lyrics were written by Frank Loesser, and the speaking parts were written by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows. The story of Guys and Dolls is based on short stories written by Damon Runyon. It w ...

                                               

The Music Man

The Music Man is a 1957 musical written by Meridith Willson. It won a Tony Award for Best Musical. In its original run, it starred Robert Preston, Barbara Cook, David Burns, Pert Kelton and Iggie Wolfington. Two movies have been made of it, in 19 ...

                                               

West Side Story

West Side Story is a musical. It is based on Shakespeares play, Romeo and Juliet. The book was written by Arthur Laurents. The music was composed by Leonard Bernstein, and the lyrics were written by Stephen Sondheim. It starred Carol Lawrence as ...

                                               

Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street is a musical with a book by Hugh Wheeler and music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. The musical is based on the 19th century legend of Sweeney Todd and is similar to the 1973 play The String of Pearls ...

                                               

In the Heights

In the Heights is a musical. Lin-Manuel Miranda wrote its music and lyrics. The story happens during three days. The story mainly happens in the mostly Hispanic-American neighborhood of Washington Heights in New York City. After a 2005 tryout in ...

                                               

Ziegfeld Follies

The Ziegfeld Follies were a series of elaborate theatrical productions on Broadway in New York City from 1907 through 1931, with renewals in 1934 and 1936. The Ziegfeld Follies were inspired by the Folies Bergere of Paris. They were conceived and ...

                                               

A (musical note)

La or A is the sixth note of the solfege. "A" is generally used as a standard for tuning. When the orchestra tunes, the oboe plays an "A" and the rest of the instruments tune to match that pitch. Every string instrument in the orchestra has an A ...

                                               

Der Holle Rache

Der Holle Rache kocht in meinem Herzen is an aria for the Queen of the Night in Mozarts opera The Magic Flute. Mozarts friend Emanuel Schikaneder wrote the words. The aria is written in D minor. The voice ranges over two octaves. It is known for ...

                                               

Handels Largo

Handels Largo is the popular title for an aria composed by George Frideric Handel. He wrote it in 1738 for the opera Serse. The opera was a failure. It closed after only five performances. One hundred years later though the aria was resurrected. ...

                                               

Mon coeur souvre à ta voix

Mon coeur souvre à ta voix is a mezzo-soprano aria from Camille Saint-Saenss opera Samson and Delilah. It is known in English as "Softly awakes my heart", or "My heart opens itself to your voice". It is sung by Delilah in act 2 as she tries to ge ...

                                               

Se vuol ballare

The cavatina Se vuol ballare is an aria from The Marriage of Figaro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. The lyrics are by Lorenzo Da Ponte. It portrays Figaros intent to foil Count Almavivas womanizing, but can also be read as a political attack on the p ...

                                               

Gilbert and Sullivan

Gilbert and Sullivan were two men who worked together during the late 19th century to write fourteen well known comic operas. W.S. Gilbert wrote the words to the operas, while Arthur Sullivan was the composer who wrote the music. Gilbert and Sull ...

                                               

English National Opera

English National Opera is an opera company based in London, England. The opera house where it performs is called the London Coliseum. It is in St. Martins Lane, very near Trafalgar Square. It is one of the two big opera companies in London. The o ...

                                               

Malcolm Sargent

Sir Malcolm Sargent was an English conductor, organist and composer. He was an extremely famous and popular conductor who had a lot of influence on music in England during his life. He conducted many choirs, both amateur and professional, as well ...

                                               

Adolphe Nourrit

Adolphe Nourrit was a French operatic tenor, librettist, and composer. He was born in Montpellier, Herault. His father was an operatic tenor. Nourrit was almost 20 when he made his professional operatic debut in 1821 in Glucks Iphigenie en Taurid ...

                                               

Opera-Comique

The Opera-Comique is an opera house and opera company in Paris. Its full name is theatre national de l’Opera-Comique. The Opera-Comique company was started in 1714 to give somewhere to perform French operas. At the time operas throughout Europe w ...

                                               

Montserrat Caballe

Montserrat Caballe was a Spanish operatic soprano. She was one of the greatest opera singers of the 20th century. She sang a wide variety of roles. She was particularly associated with the bel canto repertoire in which she was considered one of t ...

                                               

Maria Callas

Maria Callas was a Greek soprano. She was one of the most famous and most controversial opera singers of the 20th century. She had a very distinctive voice of great range, power and agility and was a singer-actress of great dramatic intensity. Sh ...

                                               

Mario Del Monaco

Mario Del Monaco was an Italian tenor, particularly associated with Italian heroic roles, notably Otello. One of the leading "tenore di forza" of the 1950s, he possessed a voice of considerable range and power with a thrilling upper register.

                                               

Lisa Della Casa

Lisa Della Casa was a Swiss soprano. She was famous from the 1950s to the mid- 1970s for singing some of the great roles in the operas of Mozart and Richard Strauss. She was known for the naturalness of her singing as well as for her beauty.

                                               

Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau was a German baritone singer. For more than 30 years he was thought of by many as the greatest male singer in classical music. He was particularly famous for his singing of Lieder, but he was also a superbly great singer ...

                                               

Mirella Freni

Mirella Freni was an Italian soprano, one of the leading lyric sopranos of her era. She had a beautiful and well-schooled voice and a charming stage presence.

                                               

Jenny Lind

Jenny Lind was a Swedish opera singer. She was nicknamed the "Swedish Nightingale". She was in great demand in opera roles throughout Sweden and northern Europe during the 1840s, and became the protegee of Felix Mendelssohn. After two acclaimed s ...

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