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The Elements of Music: Genres (Classical)

Updated: Feb 25, 2023

Classical music is a genre of music that originated in Western Europe in the 17th and 18th centuries. It is characterized by its use of sophisticated harmony, intricate melodies, and complex musical structures, and is typically performed by orchestras and ensembles. Classical music features a wide range of instruments, including string, woodwind, brass, and percussion instruments, and is known for its use of dynamics, phrasing, and tempo to convey a range of emotions and moods. It has influenced various genres of music, including rock, pop, and electronic music, and has produced numerous iconic composers and works. Today, classical music continues to be a popular and influential genre in the music industry, with a dedicated fanbase and numerous performers and ensembles around the world.

Music Lesson Plans: Genres (Classical)


LP 'Genre-Classical' (NCCAS_PYP_MYP) PDF
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Presentation: Genres (Classical)

Musical Genres-Classical PDF
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