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Types of Music –
Ambient Music –
Music used to create or enhance a mood or atmosphere. You would find such music generally in lobby’s, restaurants, or playing in the background of a video.
Country Music –
A form of popular music originating in the rural southern US. It is a mixture of ballads and dance tunes played characteristically on fiddle, banjo, guitar, and pedal steel guitar.
Gospel Music –
A popularised form of impassioned rhythmic spiritual music rooted in the solo and responsive church singing.
Rap Music –
A style of popular music, developed by disc jockeys and urban blacks in the late 1970s, in which an insistent, recurring beat pattern provides the background and often rapid slang words are used.
Latin Music –
Latin music is mainly defined by four elements: Music style, geography, cultural background of the artist, and language. Music style includes genres such as Salsa, Bachata, Latin Pop and Regional Mexican music.
Background Music –
Background music is generally quiet music that plays in a public place.
World Music –
This genre of music is a traditional music from the developing world, sometimes incorporating elements of Western popular music.
Fusion Music –
The fusion genre is a music genre that combines two or more genres. For example, rock and roll originally developed as a fusion of blues, gospel and country music. The main characteristics of fusion genres are variations in tempo, rhythm and sometimes the use of long musical “journeys” that can be divided into smaller parts, each with their own dynamics, style and tempo.
Independent music (often shortened to indie music or indie) is music produced independently from major commercial record labels.