49 Interesting Facts About Music You Probably Didn’t Know

Classical music from the Romantic era (written from about 1820–1900) often contains multiple keys, as does jazz, especially Bebop jazz from the 1940s, in which the key or “home note” of a song may change every four bars or even every two bars. In the 19th century, one of the key ways that new compositions became known to the public was by the sales of sheet music, which middle class amateur music lovers would perform at home on their piano or other common instruments, such as violin. With 20th-century music, the invention of new electric technologies such as radio broadcasting and the mass market availability of gramophone records meant that sound recordings of songs and pieces heard by listeners became the main way to learn about new songs and pieces. This allowed lower-income people, who would never be able to afford an opera or symphony concert ticket to hear this … Read More

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49 Interesting Facts About Music You Probably Didn’t Know

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  • Well, in October 2016, the Universal Music Group released a box set commemorating the 225th anniversary of Mozart’s death.
  • Composers continued to develop opera and ballet music, exploring new styles and themes.
  • Bull’s melody has been used more than any song in national anthems.
  • The sound of rock often revolves around the electric guitar or acoustic guitar, and it uses a strong back beat laid down by a rhythm section.
  • Even two instrumentalists playing the same note on the same instrument may sound different due to different ways of playing the instrument (e.g., two string players might
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