Music Genres

This is a list of some of the world’s music genre and their definitions. African Folk – Music held to be typical of a nation or ethnic group, known to all segments of its society, and preserved usually by oral tradition. Afro jazz – Refers to jazz music which has been heavily influenced by African music. The […]

Read More

How to Listen to Ambient Music

Musical Vocabularies and Purposes Many years ago, I had a college friend who was an evangelizing devotee of the abstract painter Marc Rothko. I remember her gushing over a catalog of Rothko’s work, while I was thinking that I must be aesthetically challenged; I just didn’t “get” it. After all, most of the paintings were […]

Read More