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The Elements of Music: Genres (Pop)

Updated: Feb 25, 2023

Pop music is a genre of popular music that originated in the mid-1950s and is characterized by its catchy melodies, memorable hooks, and simple, accessible lyrics. It typically features a strong beat and emphasizes vocals and melody over instrumental complexity. Pop music is often associated with mainstream culture and is widely popular among diverse audiences. It has evolved over time, incorporating elements from various genres such as rock, hip-hop, and electronic music. Pop music has produced numerous iconic performers and songs, and continues to be a dominant force in the music industry today.

Music Lesson Plans: Genres (Pop)


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