199212Re: THEORY: Native languages of the Americas in popular music
- Oct 20, 2013
> Style, as I understand it, are those all features which make a piece of music ofExcept when it's classical! All of those things are as perfectly at home in the musical
> a genre - so if you hear blue notes, improv, polyrhythms, syncopation and swing
> you can identify "yup, that style is jazz",
world of the ancients as they are of the moderns. Clearly, something else makes it
"jazz" or "classical"! :)
> whereas genre is a bitYep. I was definitely not using a narrow definition!
> more to do with which radio station it gets played on or what aisle of HMV you
> find the CD.
> Form relates more to a particular method of constructing a piece of music within
> a genre. So, canons and passacaglia are forms of music, just like sonnets and
> haikus are forms of poetry. They have specific components and elements which
> have to be slotted together in the right order. However, this is quite a tight
> definition and style, genre and form get thrown about quite interchangeably
> sometimes, especially since the musical genres which most people listen to
> nowadays only tend to have one form (and styles). Verse verse bridge
> semi-chorus, verse, bridge, chorus, guitar solo, chorus, chorus and all that :)
> Sam Stutter
> "No e na'l cu barri"
>> On 20 Oct 2013, at 23:28, Leonardo Castro <leolucas1980@...>
>> 2013/10/20 Padraic Brown <elemtilas@...>:
>>> From: Leonardo Castro <leolucas1980@...>
>>>> I'm not very familiar with the term "musical form",
>>> Things like "jazz", "R&B", "soul",
> "swing", "rock", "pop", "rap",
>>> Basically, all inventions of the 20th century.
>> So, I can't see how "musical form" is different from
>> style/genre". I just remember that my violinist friend said that
>> "form" is wider than "style".
>> I wonder how common is for conlangers to create their own musical
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