History of Music
Music is known in every known culture.(“History of Music”)Music has been around for at least 55,000 years. Studies show that one of the first instruments found was most likely made around 800 B.C. Some of the earliest forms of music were probably drums or the human voice, and some of the more advanced instruments Harps, lutes, and Rattles. Music has brought out many emotions for humans since the Ancient times to Classical to Modern.
The Ancient era can be considered a big part of musical development. The Ancient Egyptians had created many instruments like Harps lutes, cymbals, etc.(“History of Music”). Music was a big part of Egyptian Culture. In Ancient India they created some amazing musical instruments such as stringed instruments and flutes. Ancient Rome had a large music range. They had music from Egypt and Greece. Ancient Rome had used music in a lot of things like religion and entertainment.
Classical music can be known as secular music or art music. The Classical era lasted from about 1750-1830. This era happened between baroque and the romantic era. Some famous composers like Beethoven, Mozart, and Antonio Vivaldi were classical music composers. Instruments that had been used a lot in the Classical era were the violin, piano, and stringed instruments.
Modern music had a big increase with a variety of music. During this era Musicians had more freedom to create their own style of music. The style of music had really changed from the earlier era’s.(Classical Composer The Modern Era 2010) Some instruments that were created in this era, were electric guitars, Amplifiers, advanced drums, etc. Many radio broadcasting, concerts, and theatre shows starting popping up in the 20th century. Sound recording became very popular. The 20th Century was also the start of more people discovering new types of music.
Music has inspired many people for many years. It has inspired through the Ancient era, the Classical era, Modern era, etc. There are many different types and styles and those have been around for many generations. Music will probably keep inspiring people for many more years to come.