Music is universal; it exists in every culture and integrates all. The emotions and ideas expressed by music vary from a different culture, however, the end result is the same, it is pure and soulful without any indifference. As evolution progressed there have been several branches of music across all geographic locations.
As we think of modern music, the band is quintessential in any kind of celebratory spirit, which started as a group of people performing vocally and with musical instruments, it had a mix of all kinds of voice, serene sound of instruments which blend with the songs played and dance. Musical bands have said to origin from Germany, which one can easily associate with, instruments like flute, large drums, and triangle among the other musical instruments influenced many, took the center stage in a band, which trooped around making people merry and cheerful and be a part of the musical band.
As we refer to a band, what immediately flashes our mind is a rock band, heavy metal music, with the strings of an electric guitar strung across the players shoulder and grooving to foot tapping number, or rather we go into childhood memories of marching bands with huge drum beats, and marching with a trumpet sound like the pied piper gang. Technically there are lots of variations in a band, but for understanding perspective, bands primarily were: Concert Bands where focused on a particular area, where musicians are seated while they play bowed stringed instruments, percussions, and bass. Concert bands play during weddings and functions. The Midsummer Music Agency specializes in live music groups and covers all the genre including jazz, folk and rock music.
Marching bands perform while walking, in a form with huge drum major beats and trumpets, during outdoor events and parades. Jazz bands have the swinging music and are quite popular during 1900, which is till date very fresh and groovy, the saxophone, trombone, clarinet give the melody to the song, along with the guitar, bass, and piano adding the rhythm, Paul Whiteman is considered to be the kind of Jazz music who comes back again every season and is everlasting. Percussion bands include children to play percussion instruments children playing the instruments in a rhythmic fashion. Music enfolds all age groups and involving children at an early age into music and instruments improve their concentration level to a great extent.
At the orchestra the musicians are guided by a conductor who leads and synchronizes the music to sound like a journey, it is an amazing and beautiful flow of music which each one listens spellbound. ands could be as small as two members or a big group of musicians, who play multiple musical instruments. Three to four-member groups are ideal for any hard rock music with a base guitar giving a rhythmic pulse to groove for the audience. Entertainment in form of listening to old classics is a great relaxation therapy recommended by many therapists to soothe and calm the nervous system and relives the apparent stressful mind. The identity of our rock band is purely based on melody, bringing out the rawness of country folk as well as soft romantic old classics.
Different types of Music
Early music has its root in the European tradition, from the Roman Empire, as it developed in the Catholic churches and served to be a focal point in developing music few thousands of years ago. Medieval Music, had forms of sacred music chanted in the church, it was during this time rhythm and notations started with a precise diction to sing along in the traditional form which encouraged many musicians, courtly poets who sang about the greatness of the lord started its presence.
Renaissance music and other performing arts bloomed in the late 14th century, where songs become more melodious, clear and easy for instruments to be played along creating a kind of symphony. In the journey of the saga of music, there were several eras's of melody, this saw the growth and diversity of music from Baroque music to Classical era of music when we have the genres of concerto, symphony, sonata classical singing which got popularized by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Ludwig Van Beethoven among the others slowly made music flow into many other forms, expressions and romanticize the era which till date has relevance to the great history of music. Around this time, notations started to be documented, which is a major reason one can trace back the history of great musicians who have breathed life into the notes.