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List of music styles

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This is a list of music styles. Music can be described in terms of many genres and styles. Classifications are often arbitrary, and closely related forms often overlap. Larger genres and styles comprise more specific sub-categories. Applicable styles are classified in this list using AllMusic[1] genre categorization.[2]

Contents

AfricanEdit

Arabic musicEdit

AsianEdit

Avant-gardeEdit

BluesEdit

Caribbean and Caribbean-influencedEdit

ComedyEdit

CountryEdit

Easy listeningEdit

Electronic musicEdit

Folk songEdit

Hip hopEdit

JazzEdit

LatinEdit

PopEdit

R&B and soulEdit

RockEdit

Classical musicEdit

OtherEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ [1] Allmusic website
  2. ^ "Definition of "popular music" | Collins English Dictionary". www.collinsdictionary.com. Retrieved November 5, 2017.

External linksEdit

BibliographyEdit

  • Borthwick, Stuart, & Moy, Ron (2004) Popular Music Genres: An Introduction. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.
  • Fabbri, Franco (1982) A Theory of Popular Music Genres: Two Applications. In Popular Music Perspectives, edited by David Horn and Philip Tagg, 52-81. Göteborg and Exeter: A. Wheaton & Co., Ltd.
  • Frith, Simon (1996) Performing Rites: On the Value of Popular Music. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press.
  • Holt, Fabian (2007) Genre in Popular Music. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
  • Negus, Keith (1999) Music Genres and Corporate Cultures. London and New York: Routledge.

See alsoEdit