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History of music - Wikipedia


Music is found in every known culture, past and present, varying widely between times and ... It is probable that the first musical instrument was the human voice itself, ... Instruments, such as th...

History of Music - The Method Behind the Music


There was no notation or writing of this kind of "music" and its sounds can only be ... In 800 BCE the first recovered piece of recorded music was found. It was ...



HISTORY OF MUSIC including Dance and music, Solo flute, Scrapers, roarers ... Like cave painting, the first purpose of dance is probably ritual - appeasing a ...

History of Music Notation - evolution, printing, specialisation and ...


A brief history of Western Music Notation, documenting the major steps in its ... to produce parts for first performances, before later being type-set for printing and ...

Music History 102


As is usual with information on the history of Western music, ... the University at Notre Dame in Paris saw the creation of a new kind of music called organum. ... With the rise of humanism, sacred music began for the first time to break free of the ...

Music Timeline - Infoplease


Read this history of music and find a timeline of milestones in the music ... Jacopo Peri's Dafne, the first Italian opera, is produced in 1598 and Euridice in 1600.

History of Classical Music - Eras - Naxos


This is the first period where we can begin to be fairly certain as to how a great deal of the music which has survived actually sounded. The earliest written ...

The Music Video, Before Music Television - History in the Headlines


Aug 1, 2011 ... 1895: The “firstmusic video is filmed at Thomas Edison's studio ... Another type of visual jukebox, known as the Scopitone, originated in France ...

Classical Music Genres - Music Genre List


The most comprehensive list of classical music genres available on the ... I don't know much about this period because I don't like this kind of music. .... Nationalism continued to be a strong musical influence in the first half of the century.

What is the oldest known piece of music? - Ask History


Jan 5, 2016 ... The history of music is as old as humanity itself. ... include specific instructions for how to play the song on a type of nine-stringed lyre. ... but the oldest musical composition to have survived in its entirety is a first century A.D. ...