Music history : story since 1750-1800

The roots of music go back to the Middle Ages. and sometimes even before that through the tools of nature that were dedicated and used to generate melodies.

which are arts based on arranging the sounds heard by the ear over varying periods of time. to produce harmonious melodies.

Therefore The tempo is one of the most important roots of music as well.

as it expresses the extent to which the different times of time are reduced or increased.

and it also expresses the empty space in time that is decreased or increased in both cases.

The artistic forms of music express songs. melodies, and symphonies. As for the melodies. according to the Indian and Greek lines.

For instance, They are horizontal tones. and the harmonies are called the vertical notes.


Music Definition

 There is no clear expression of the meaning of music in music history. because of the diversity of its origins among the different spectra and categories of people.

but it can be expressed as different frequencies in sizes that meet in harmony to form a clear or understandable melody for the human sense of hearing.

It is also called the common language of the world. It is all the audio frequencies that we hear in nature and in life.

They are produced from natural materials such as leaves and wood, and from animals and their external organs.

Above all Music has become controlling over 60% of people’s lives without realizing it.

as it is all we hear on TV, cars, mobile phones. and on the streets and inside the buildings.

There are coarse sounds and others soft sounds, some of which are sharp and thick.

and also from its strong and weak melodies. including what is high, low, sad and happy.

The human voice is from music. and the sounds of animals are musical.

specifically the sounds of birds and birds. The sounds of trees, nature. wind and natural factors are permanent and non-stop music.



Singing is one of the tasks that requires the presence of a melody in the performance of words.

It is distinguished from music in that it works on performing more than one element.

such as music as a main element, then the sound accompanying the music, and finally the words that are composed in the context of this music.


Choir Music

Singing is widely used in music history as it can be performed in individual ways or by what is called the choir.

It is also possible to divide the roles of the choir without the presence of music.

but with human or natural voices, so that their mixture becomes large and coordinated melodies.


Music History 1750-1800

Music history goes back to the cultures inherited from humans according to the different geographical regions and the history of nations.

Some of them represent the inherited Indian cultures and some go back to the Greeks.

and there are also many types of music that have been criticized as not expressing any kind of culture.

Although some of these genres were very popular and popular in the ears of listeners.

For instance including the quartet music invented by Beethoven in 1825. as well as jazz, which is considered modern in the twentieth century.

However, there are many different types of music in music history. which are now called popular, traditional.

artistic and also recorded music. i.e. recorded for religious ceremonies and acts.

The period of the late centuries. including the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. had a major role in the emergence of improvisational music.

which relies more on talent than notation, including jazz and rock.

There are multiple genres that appeared in music history in the late eras of time.

including country music, and western music. or as blues, cowboy music. which is recent, as it originated in the United States in the early twentieth century.

This music in the modern era adopted a set of criticisms. but it was very popular, mixed between mixed cultures and inherited from the history of music.

Above all . One of its most famous defects. is the difficulty of defining genres and time periods in the separating lines. meaning that there are no clear historical documents regarding this type of music.


The effect of music on people

Music has greatly affected people’s lives over the past centuries.

as it accompanies them in all their rituals and actions in life. including religious rituals and occasions such as marriage or ending an activity in life.

and some of them consider it a hobby while playing among the masses.

In music history. There has been a great influence in composing the words and producing the melody and the expressive connotations of these words. which is what we call lyrical music.

The orchestra is also one of the activities that have affected the lives of people through music history.

as it consists of large numbers of instrumentalists and melodic engineers who perform this role in front of large crowds of people.


Cognitive and therapeutic music

Music helps in the emergence of psychology. as there are many sciences that are based on musical behavior in music history.

as there are experimental methods. that are subjected to by interacting with individuals participating in these roles.

and these psychological instructions include musical performance. composition, musical genesis, and music therapy as well.

Music sciences are very similar to the mind’s way of formulating mathematical equations. as it is instantaneous and in this context.

It relies on artificial intelligence to formulate these models or what is called cognitive science.

The brain mechanisms and their frequencies are studied through music. They are related to emotions. the center of feelings.

and energy vibrations within the mind. They are based on MRI and EEG techniques. and they also have a role in various medical fields.

Music history has identified a range of medical uses for music. including the study of hearing and auditory perception.

including the determination of psychological responses.


Cultural influence

Many cultural influences have been discovered in music history.

as there are differences and musical preferences for individuals that go back to their ethnic origins in the land.

and music takes a large part of the emotional aspects of peoples. Some of whom like quiet or sad music.

and some of them return to their traditional habits in music from their early childhood .

Culturally inherited music is more deeply rooted. in the memory of the individual rather than music coming from abroad.

These factors go back to the upbringing of individuals in different cultural societies.


How did music develop in Europe?

The basis of music dates back to before 500 AD. and its idea revolved around church hymns.

and remained in this state until it developed and reached its peak in the fourteenth century.

In other words ,when musicians began writing musical scores in different shapes and symbols indicating their places in musical instruments.

The first music school was called the Burgundian School. led by William Dufay.

and it had a major role in the development of musical scores to include a mixture of differences in their performance.

and the Flemish school also appeared in Italy and was founded by Adrian Willart.


Music Genres

There are many types in music history. and they differ from one method to another.

Some of them focus on an idea. while others perform a secondary and not a primary idea.

The same is the case when you find a project based on the performance of music in its content.

and you find other musical projects that play auxiliary roles in the service of other contents.


Classical Music

Classical music. or the so-called specialized music. differs from the rest of the prevailing types of music in music history.

It possesses a sense of rarity and sometimes finds it a miracle over hearing and performing in front of machines.

Classical music is characterized by the role-sharing of a range of popular musical instruments.

woodwinds and strings. and is entirely focused on performing melodies solo without any singers or composers of the lyrics.

It is exclusive to music history and does not serve any other content.

Its focus is only on walking into the details of the notes.

which at times is very difficult.

Classical music is performed by a group of academics and specialists in the world of music.

including the owners of piano. which is an essential instrument in the implementation of classical melodies.

In the performance of the general and main melody in the theater. strings, violins, and cello are relied upon.

which is live music and is performed in front of crowds of the audience.

Blues Music


Blues music goes back to old music history. and despite its recent application in the United States.

it goes back to the roots of African music. and it has a strong influence on its fans.

which made it famous and influential in the Western world.


Rock Music

Rock music is a wonderful blend of blues and folk music in music history.

which started recently in the mid-19th century and gained fame from rock singer Elvis Presley and re-emerged with the Beatles.


Jazz Music

Ancient music with roots in music history.

It originated from West Africa and has been included in Western cultures such as Afro-American music and some Blues music.

and is also considered one of the most famous European military music.

Jazz gained great fame in the twentieth century.

and although it is not of historical precedence in music history.

it managed to gain millions of fans in the United States and influenced many other world music.

Jazz originated by Negro slaves in the United States after they were freed in the American Civil War in 1865.

Therefore many of them began to spread this style of music and were helped by many military musical instruments left by soldiers before they left the war.


Metal Music

Metal music is of modern origin. and emerged with the development of electric music and the invention of a number of strong and loud instruments.

most of its instruments in several types of guitars and electric pianos.

In other words , Metal music appeared during a track from a 1968 song.

by Steppenwolf that was improvisational and unusual for a music culture around metal music that has now spread widely. in most songs and as independent tunes as well.


Sonata Music

We see many advantages for Sonata music not even in music history but even now.

as it came from the uses of famous musicians in theater orchestras in the world.

such as Beethoven and Mozart.

Therefore ,Sonata music is basically a basic piano instrument in the melody.

and then the rest of the accompaniment instruments work with it.

but the focus is on the piano instrument above all.

it is the so-called solo and it is Harmonics and it is everything while the other instruments are only to help.

Sonata music is old and appeared in the eighteenth century and is an abbreviation of the Latin word sonar.

and there are millions of music published on the Internet and in the marketplace is originally sonata music.



  • History of music is full of developments that helped notes and notes spread.
  • However , piano is one of the instruments that accompany almost all musical instruments.
  • All musical cultures in the world originated from Austria. India, Africa and Greece.
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