Tag: lakewood

Elements Festival Lakewood, Pa.

Mastering The Art Of Music

In its “purest type”, it “has three chords, a robust, insistent back beat, and a catchy melody”.[This quote wants a citation] The traditional rhythm section for popular music is rhythm guitar, electric bass guitar, drums. Some bands even have keyboard devices such as organ, piano, or, since the 1970s, analog synthesizers. In the 1980s, pop musicians began utilizing digital synthesizers, such because the DX-7 synthesizer, digital drum machines such as the TR-808 and synth bass units (such as the TB-303) or synth bass keyboards.

They generated complicated and often for much longer musical works. During the late Romantic interval, composers explored dramatic chromatic alterations of tonality, corresponding to extended chords and altered chords, which created new sound “colours”.

Some composers promoted nationalistic satisfaction with patriotic orchestral music inspired by folk music. The emotional and expressive qualities of music came to take priority over custom. One … Read More