What is the difference between pop and classical music?
Pop music is modern day music that a large amount of the population enjoys listening to. It is written quite recently and has almost no rules as to how it can sound. Classical music can actually encompass three large periods of music (Baroque, Classical, and Romantic). It was written in the 1600's to the 1800's (Baroque was the earliest, then Classical, then Romantic). The rules were much more strict than they are now, especially in Baroque and Classical music. Essentially, pop music is popular and modern. Classical music can possibly be considered the "pop" music of centuries ago.
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Answer . Not too sure about art music, but classical music usually takes time within the classical, baroque, romantic, renaissance, and contemporary eras. All classical music is acoustic, meaning no electric instruments, give or take an electric piano, violin, or viola... . More Complete Ans…wer . Art music is a term used to refer to "advanced" music which relies more on formal style and theory. The opposite of art music is popular music. Classical music is a category of art music which includes traditional classical music (this is divided based on the region where it originated) and modern classical music (electronic, experimental, and minimalist music). Art music also includes certain forms of jazz which are considered to be less "popular" and more theoretical improvisation. (MORE)
In the 90's music was mainly about getting out there and getting heard. Now the music is sort of about that but its about more. Now its about real things happening in the world. Things happening to the people who sing the music. Like the song Pop by N-Sync...before they wrote that song they started …getting a lot of hate mail from nofans about their music. Then if you listen to the beat of the music it sounds like an upbeat anger song. To listen to the song to better understand what I am saying go to \n. \n http://launch.yahoo.com/nsync \n. \nBig difference. In 90s the promotions were completely different comparing to the way they promote music today...\nhttp://miketheblacksheep.wordpress.com/2009/01/14/hello-world/\nhttp://miketheblacksheep.wordpress.com/2009/03/08/a-new-era-in-the-music-industry/\nBased on this articles you will see why the music is different today... (MORE)
Answer It is often asserted that jazz is more free in its structure than classical music, but the reverse is true. Oscar Peterson has always refused to make any distinction between jazz and classical music. As a rule, jazz performers like to appear to be improvising; classical performers like to ap…pear not to be improvising. Answer Differences among kinds of music are to be celebrated, and not thought of as embarrassments. Regarding classical and jazz, neither is inferior to the other in any way. Apart from the many similarities, the forms differ in terms of the materials and structure that they use. The standard Classical repertoire contains music that is completely notated; that is, all the notes are indicated in a score, along with many indications of what dynamics to use. For ensemble pieces (more than one performer and usually more than one instrument) there are many, many indications of the composer's specific intentions for a piece. There are several "forms" that compositions can take: Sonata Form, Fugue, Rondo, Symphony... some of these overlap, and it would take books to cover the basics. Classical musicians are required to study and memorize huge amounts of music, since it is the intention of the composer that usually interests them. Some may miss that this process can be extremely creative, since there are always newer and deeper insights into a composition's lines, tone, rhythms, etc. Many brilliantly creative performers can be criticized for going to far. An example would be the Bach performances by the late great Glenn Gould. Some "modern classical" or "avant garde" music takes great liberties with any and all of the above, exploring every possible way to produce and organize sound. Jazz, on the other hand, is usually much freer in its structure, materials and performance. That is not to say that it is chaotic. It is in some ways more 'cerebral' than classical, since the Jazz performer is often 'composing on the fly' (improvising) even if he is playing with other musicians. Harmony is an extremely complex and rich part of most Western musics, and Jazz musicians have incredible sensitivity to and skill with harmonic exploration and invention. Jazz improvisation also includes very complex melodic lines that are based on the Jazz scales of the underlying chord being played at any given moment. There are important fixed forms in Jazz too, having to do with the number of bars (measures) that certain elements of a song will contain. Songs are carefully structured, but this may never occur to the casual listener, who just enjoys a great tune. Jazz musicians will refer to "Rhythm Changes", and the uninitiated will not know that they are talking about the standard harmonic progressions (Chord Changes) and structure of Gershwin's "I've Got Rhythm". Jazz musicians are clearly not composing 'on the fly', every moment that they are performing. Many numbers are worked out well in advance. But the Jazz idiom remains much freer than classical music, whatever your opinions are of the similarities between them. So, if a classical performer wants to prepare a piece by Ravel, she/he will go to Ravel's score and dig in. If a Jazz musician wants to do an arrangement of "How High The Moon", listening to it will be enough. The harmonies and melody line will be the basis of the Jazz musician's work. (MORE)
Baroque music tends to be for small chamber orchestras and is usually very intricate, with many layers. Classical music tends to be for larger orchestras and for showing off virtuoso talents or entertainment rather than for praising God or presenting solemn tunes to kings, as much Baroque music was.… Operas and concertos became the dominant forms of music, and later on the symphony became popular. Classical music is often more ornamented than baroque.. Another aspect is that in classical music (and even more so romantic) much more technical information is given to the performer on how to perform, unlike in baroque times where notation on the music score was minimalist and left much more room for the performer to interpret the music, rather than merely "following the composer's orders". (MORE)
Classical music, can be romantic, as in Rachmoninov. But, it can also be quirky and comedic like some of Mozart's music, and very dramatic like Beethoven's Fifth. When you say Romantic, you've made the category already. So romantic would include some of Mozarts pieces, as well as Beethoven, and not …to be forgotten, Rachmoninov. (MORE)
"Classical music", strictly speaking, is music written in the years between 1750 and 1820. Progenitors of the classical style include W.A. Mozart, of course, Haydn, and Beethoven. It's a light and very logical style, full of consonant harmonies and easy to listen to.. However, I think you are proba…bly asking about that music that is not the so-called "popular" music, i.e. jazz, rock, hip-hop, etc. The ways in which that music differs from popular music is mostly in how it is handled and is a very, very long discussion.. I highly suggest that you check out the Wikipedia article on classical music, and then narrow your question.. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Classical_music (MORE)
the difference between hip hop and classic music it is hip hop relies more on the beat and more of a care free attitude, but classic you feel like rules in the music for some people is relaxing.
Romantic is more emotional while classical is simple type of music ;) ~~Daphne~~ hope i helped at least a bit... ^_^
Aside from different stylistic reasons, what gives the name to these styles is basically the period in which they were written. Usually these are the dates that are agreed upon to define historical periods in music: Medieval: 500-1400 Renaissance: 1400-1600 Baroque: 1600-1750/60 Classical: 1730-18…20 Romantic: 1815-1910 20th century classical: 1900-2000 Contemporary classical: 1975-present Now, answering the question: Baroque: Intense, highly ornated, irregula beats, abrupt dynamics, balanced homophonic and polyphonic textures. Classical: Emerged through a transitional era, named 'Rococo', between the Baroque & the Classical era. Classical music is more delicate and is designed to please the listener. Romantic: Long, lyrical phrases, extensive use of chromaticism, dynamics, use of pedal, a variety of melodical ideas, expressive/emotional and frequent changes in tempo and time signatures. (MORE)
If you're talking about the Classical period, early Classical era music shares some characteristics with the late Baroque period, but sounds more Classical than Baroque. Late Classical era music is seen in the late works of Haydn and Mozart, and the early works of Beethoven and Schubert. It shares s…ome characteristics with the early Romantic period, but it is still recognized as Classical because it doesn't have the characteristics that Beethoven would later exemplify from his 3 rd Symphony on. (MORE)
"Classical" music is categorized into different genres including:. Early Medieval (500 - 1400) Renaissance (1400 - 1600). Common practice Baroque (1600 - 1760) Classical (1730 - 1820) Romantic (1815 - 1910). Modern and contemporary 20th century classical (1900 - 2000) Contemporary classical (1975… - present) (MORE)
The 60s hit 'a whiter shade of pale' by procul harum is based on Bach, I believe. I couldn't say what Bach other than Johann sebastien............ As a matter of fact the organ chords in the piece are indeed similar to Johann Sebastiaan Bach's Air on the G string. A lot of world hits are using th…e chords of Pachelbel's Canon in D. (MORE)
Pop, hip hop or rock is usually loud, exciting, and the rhythm of Pop, Hip hop, Rock is bouncy so it wakes the people up and gets them moving more than softer, more peaceful musics like jazz, country or ballads which get you calmed and maybe a bit sleepy and feel like horny
Orchestral music is, simply, music composed for an orchestra. "Classical" is a period (c. 1750 to 1820) in music histoy, however people often use the term classical to describe all western music of a high standard.
Rock music utilizes the use of musicians and is based on many aspects of the song, both instrumentals and lyrics. It tends to be based more on what the artist feels and wants to play, allowing for creativity and power.. Pop music tends to revolve around the lyrics and doesn't often have any solos o…r detailed instrumental parts. The goal of it is often more to appeal to the audience than to quench the creative thirst of the artist. (MORE)
classical music has very different instrumentation generally, and uses a conductor for some pieces. Also, many times the soloist or star or someone else in the concert does not write the music. Many times, classical music pieces are much longer than popular songs. Classical music generally does not …use a microphone, and many popular bands do. (MORE)
African music is originated from AFRICA and is from their spirits and souls, where as pop music is American and although it may come from the soul, it's still not as original as African music. Hope that answered your question! :P
That's a complex question and even experts don't always agree. Nearly all music can be divided into three groups: 1. art music which includes classical 2. popular music, including rock, jazz, metal, and so on 3. folk or traditional music, including polkas, hymns, marches, work songs, etc T…he main difference is that classical music is documented as formal written notation, with no room for improvisation or embellishment when played as intended. In other words, the composer of a classical piece intends that in 100 years the music will be played the same way on very similar if not identical instruments (much in the same way a painter or sculptor hopes their work is still being displayed and in good repair in the future). By contrast, a popular or folk songwriter knows that other artists will put their own spin on their song every time it is performed or recorded. (MORE)
when you do opera its with your voice and when you do classical music its with an instrument
Indian is much older than western classical music. Indian is based on a single scale were as western is a chord for each note of the scale
Pop music of the last Century uses the form of 'song' which wikipedia defines as:. "A song is a musical composition which contains vocal parts that are performed, 'sung,' and feature words ( lyrics ), commonly accompanied by musical instruments (exceptions would be a cappella songs). Th…e words of songs are typically of a poetic , rhyming nature, although they may be religious verses or free prose . The words are the lyrics.". Classical music however is generally much more complex in structure and may use a variety of different forms which may or may not feature vocal parts with lyrics.. Also, modern pop music generally does not exceed 4 or 5 minutes whereas a classical piece can range anywhere from a few minutes to several hours. (MORE)
"You dance in a different way to modern music than you do toclassic music" Victor, 13 years old "There are a lot of instruments used in classic music and less inmodern music" Camiel, 15 "Adults prefer classic music whereas youngsters prefer modernmusic" Ivan, 14 "Singing is different in classic musi…c, it's more often sung in agroup" Andrea, 14 "Classic music makes you dream and modern music makes you want toDANCE!" Me, 46 years old. "The theme in classic music is different than the one often used inmodern music" Astrid, 14 "The language use is different" Francis, 13 "Classic music is less popular" Jeremy, 15 (MORE)
The term 'Fortspinnung' is frequently used to define Baroque music. Fortspinnung is a German word that describes the constantly unfolding nature of the music. When you listen to music from the Baroque, you will notice that it rarely comes to a complete stop. Even at Cadences, one or more voices lead… into the next phrase. By Contrast, music from the classical period has a much stronger focus on phrase units. Try listening to a Bach Prelude and Fugue (Baroque) and a Mozart piano Sonata (Classical) and comparing the phrasing. You can find some good examples on youtube. You may also notice some differences in the texture. Baroque music has a strong focus on counterpoint, or line against line. If you listen to a Bach Fugue for example, you will probably notice that there are several different lines moving freely of each other. One may leap up while the other leaps down, or one may step down slowly while another is moving quickly in many different directions. Classical music has a focus on harmony, or chords. While there are still different lines in much of Classical music, you will notice that there is a more distinct melody with a chordal accompaniment. (MORE)
Waltz music has 4/3 beats in a bar unlike classical which can have 2/4,3/4 or even 4/4. The waltz is classical music and it can be dances to with a partney only.
The difference between classical music and modern music is that classical music was written hundreds of years ago, by Beethoven, Handle...etc. And they are not produced using electricity, eg. electric guitars and microphone. They are normally 'calmer' than modern music.
Rock music usually has faster beats and is less danceable to, (if you get what i mean) and i think is kooler.
Pop is newer and better to do modern dance to. Rock is better to sing and listen to but pop makes u want to get up and groove. Here is an example: POP Akon - Right Now (Na Na) Guy Sebastian - Like it Like that Taylor Swift - You Belong With Me Metro Station - Shake It Katy Perry - Hot 'n' Cold Han…nah Montana - You'll Always Find Your Way Back Home Tpain - Low ROCK Taylor Swift - Love Story Taylor Swift - Crazier Pop music is a contraction of popular music, so in that sense rock music is pop music. You could say it is a sub category of pop music. (MORE)
Well if by why you mean how then pop is usauly separated from rock by the beat and insterments. Rock usauly has a much harder beat something you want to jam your head to when pop usauly makes you want do tap your feet and dance. Although it may sometimes be hard to tell the difference like with beat… it by Micheal Jackson its more of a rock song than a pop song I think. Another answer: . Both rock and pop are mainly in 4/4, but rock tends to have a more pronounced backbeat, reflecting its roots in R&B. . Rock melodies are more likely to incorporate blues scales (pentatonic scales with flatted third, fifth and seventh degrees as inflections) than pop melodies, which are more major-scale oriented. . Rock is a style based on the textures available to a small, heavily-amplified, guitar-oriented ensemble, sometimes just a trio of drums, bass and guitar. Because of the masking effect of distortion, chord structure in "hard" or "heavy" rock is often limited to tonic and fifth degrees. Pop tends to have more elaborate arrangements, with less emphasis on drums and bass. Prior to the 1980s, pop arrangements frequently included strings and brass, but those textures have been largely replaced by synthesizers. String and brass sections were rarely used in rock, as they were too expensive to take on tour. . Rock tends to have more elaborate instrumental breaks, featuring improvised solos--a technique borrowed from jazz. Pop is almost entirely centered around the vocals. . In the 1960s, particularly in response to the Vietnam War, rock music incorporated protest songs (which had previously been the exclusive domain of folk musicians). While that particular theme has faded, rock lyrics are still more likely to capture a theme of rebellion, non-conformity, or social alienation than pop music, which consciously avoids most negative associations. (MORE)
Classical music is the term given to both a style of music and the period during which it was written. Chamber music is a genre, not a style. Chamber music may be classical, or baroque, or romantic, or post-modern, or ... Classical music may be chamber, or orchestral, or choral, or ...
The only similarities are the notes, key signatures, and tempos. The differences are night and day as the two forms of music are each of their own distinct character and sound.
Being 48 years old now, and a country music fan since 1966, I can honestly say that there is no music category known as country pop, nor is there a specific chart for country pop music. Through the years, pop music and country music singers had such big hits, that they were able to reach a larger a…udience. Country singers would be on both the country and pop music charts, and pop singers would get on the pop and country music charts. Some examples would be: Tennessee Waltz - Patti Page (Pop Artist) #2 Country / #1 Pop Bye Bye Love - The Everly Brothers (Rock and Roll Duo) #1 Country / #1 Pop Walking After Midnight - Patsy Cline (Country Artist) #2 Country / #12 Pop Don't Be Cruel - Elvis Presley (Various Music) # 1 Country / #1 Pop Sixteen Tons - Tennessee Ernie Ford (Country Artist) # 1 Country / # 1 Pop You Win Again - Jerry Lee Lewis (Rock and Roll) #2 Country / #95 Pop I Walk The Line - Johnny Cash (Country Artist) #1 Country / #1 Pop It Wasn't God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels - Kitty Wells (Country Artist) #1 Country / #27 Pop The End Of The World - Skeeter Davis (Country Artist) #2 Country / #2 Pop Honey - Bobby Goldsboro (Pop Artist) #1 Country / #1 Pop Funny Face - Donna Fargo (Country Artist) #1 Country / #5 Pop Delta Dawn - Tanya Tucker (Country Artist) #1 Country / #11 Pop Rose Garden - Lynn Anderson (Country Artist) #1 Country / #1 Pop There's hundreds of others. These listed are only a few. (MORE)
classical music is like smooth, and i think it all sounds the same. Contemporary music is unique and lots of improvisation and no rules. Ans.2: This unlucky person obviously hasn't listened to much classical music, or he wouldn't think that, for instance, Bach and Mendelssohn or Vivaldi and Rachman…inov, sound the same. On the other hand, contemporary music also needs to be listened to, but this can be a somewhat painful experience. (MORE)
Classical Music is generally seen as the oldest genre of western music in history. It spans from about 1100 AD to present day neo-classiclism. It is impossible to truly define but once heard, it is very easy to discern. It uses traditional instrumentations (mostly string heavy but with liberal brass… usage). Some famous classical composers would be J.S. Bach, Vivaldi, Mozart, Beethoven, Chopin and Debussy. Country is a relatively new form of music originating mostly from the southern United States. It uses many folk themes and comprises of the iconic instruments: guitar, banjo and fiddle. Music of this sort is associated with the south and/or the lonesome farmer sitting on his porch with a bead of grain hanging from his mouth while he plays his tunes. It has an element of 'swing' to it. The most well known contemporary country artist would most likely be Taylor Swift (though she is more pop than country). (MORE)
First, there is a difference between classical music and Classical music. The lowercase classical can refer to all art music (as opposed to popular or folk music). Classical music (capital 'C') refers specifically to music between the years of about 1750-1825. Neoclassical music is more modern music… that relies on forms from the Classical era (such as sonata-allegro form, minuet, etc). Neoclassical music may sound like Classical or may sound completely different (there is a lot of 20th Century Neoclassical music that is atonal or uses different harmonies than those of Classical), but will follow forms and structures based on the Classical era. (MORE)
POP is just a shortening of the word POPULAR. So if a country song is popular there is no difference (although POP songs are not necessarily COUNTRY ) I can think of so many songs over the years that have been both POP songs and country songs and in both Pop and Country charts. Just a f…ew: Bobby Darin's - Things; Singing the Blues (various singers); Now and then There's a Fool (Such as I) originally a hit for Hank Snow and later a much bigger hit for Elvis. Summing up; Country is not always the song or music - but the style in which it is sung or played. (MORE)
Baroque music is typically considered to have an ornate style withlots of trills and grace notes. Soloists often improvised melodiesand phrases. Musicians used little to no vibrato, and the vibratowas a very narrow arm vibrato. The baroque bowing style is a bitdifferent, too. With each bow a "swell"… is made by using morepressure at the beginning of a note and less pressure at the end.Notes should be kept separate. Unlike romantic music, slides arenot acceptable when shifting to higher/lower positions. Use ofdynamics are often over-exaggerated and can be interpreteddifferently by different musicians. Baroque orchestras were usuallysmall in size. A feature of baroque music was the harpsichord. Thisinstrument preceded the pianoforte (piano) and was used in mostpieces. Other instruments included the violin, viola, violincello,contrbass, viola da gamba, violone, harpsichord, organ, flute,recorder, and many many more. Classical music was known to have a clearer and lighter style thanbaroque music. During the classical era, musicians were known tofollow the music rather than improvising and adding ornamentation.Classical music used more dynamics (piano, forte, etc.). Vibratowas also used more continuously when playing. during this time, theharpsichord and other baroque instruments fell out of use.Orchestras became larger and more woodwind, brass, and percussionwere added to orchestras. Classical instruments include the violin,viola, violincello, contrabass, piano, oboe, clarinet, bassoon,timpani, etc. (MORE)
Harmonically, "classical" music and "popular" music share many of the same ideas. To site a broad example, cadential ideas that have been used in classical music still appear in today's popular music. A cadential passage consists of the a chord or set of chords and/or melody that signifies the end o…f a passage, phrase, or the work as a whole. This practice was mostly stylized and standardized during the baroque period, specifically by J.S. Bach. (MORE)
In Baroque music, phrasing was continuous, while in Classical era music phrasing was short and based on cadences.
In Baroque music, phrasing was continuous, while in Classical era music phrasing was short and based on cadences.
What is the difference between the baroque era and the classical period in the use of musical dynamics?
In the Baroque era, musical dynamics were "terraced" - on the organ, one manuals fairly loud stops against another manuals softer stops. In instrumental ensembles, larger or louder groups of instruments (continuo) against a smaller, softer group of instruments, or a soloist. In the Classical era, …full ensembles of musicians were directed by score markings to play louder or softer in certain passages, and the gradual combining of instruments from a few to all allowed for very noticeable crescendos. (MORE)
Some similarities between pop music & classical music are that they are played by humans. Also they both have notes. They are both types of music
Hymns are normally referring to religion. Classical pieces are simply pieces created between 1750 and 1800.
Pop music is an abbreviation for popular music. In other words, the main difference between pop music and alternative or underground music is the kind of following it has: pop music is usually known by a lot of people and regularly appears on TV. The artists are usually known as celebrities, and not… just musicians. On a musical level, the difference is usually that pop music is simpler. For example, a lot of pop songs follow a simple four-chord structure, and usually aren't very original on a lyrical level either. Of course, there are exceptions where a song that's more complex does hit the charts and become popular, but overall, pop songs are simple, sing-along songs. (MORE)
In Baroque music, phrasing was continuous, while in Classical era music phrasing was short and based on cadences. -APEX ^____^
The baroque era was full of cantatas when the toccatas or no voice movements were predominant in the classical era.
Technically...there is no difference. Baroque refers to a specific time period of Classical music (1600 - 1750).
first of all there are tons of drum kits at local music stores. there are also more specific drums like 3 snares, or stuff that the band queen used for years like ludwig drums, and liike roger taylor, you can add additional drum kits or snare drums wherever you would like you can google the place …where you would like to buy drums and they should have a variety of drums here that you should like hope this hleps, p.s. if you love drumming, you should check out roger taylor or better yet queen (MORE)
The difference between jazz and pop music is the instruments and dance style. While pop music requires lots of electronic material and a form of 'pop' dance, Jazz music requires alot more brass instrument and has it's own form of dance as well.
Rock music is traditionally heavier and harder sounding, while pop music is lighter and more modern. Both of these genres are very broad, and can be further divided into subgenres, which better describe the genre.
Err, well, they can both be expressed in formal notation - time-signatures and bars, crotchets and quavers, etc.: not sure if that applies to rap or drum-and-bass though! A lot, if not most, of so-called "classical" music (most of which isn't classical of course, though may broadly follow classical… structures) was written purely for the entertainment of the audience and the living of the composer. Just as is pop music today. A lot of "classical" music was based on folk tunes and popular songs of the day. Some was incidental music for performances of stage-plays, so foreshadowing film scores. (MORE)