European music


European music is created by combining classical music by nobles, traditional music handed down by locals, Islamic, and gypsy cultures.

It is also the basis of music prospering around the European court, contemporary music, and music theory. Developmental music, baroque music, classical music, romantic music, opera, etc., has been developed in various ways by age, style, music, music style, and has been passed down to the present age. In addition, after two world wars, contemporary music was born as something that defeats the old music format, and the methodology is widely spread to other genres such as accidental music, music concreting, electronic music, environmental music (ambient), minimal music, etc. It has an impact.

Irish Folk (Ireland)
Folk music based on Irish tradition. It is also a source of American folk songs and countries. In the 1960’s Ireland, there was a move aspect to restore the traditional Irish folk.

Liverpool Sound (Liverpool, UK)
In the early 1960s, bands from all over Britain went to the United States. From 1964 to 1965, about half of Billboard’s hit charts were occupied by British bands. In Japan, British bands that appeared at this time are collectively called Liverpool Sound.

British Beat (London, UK)
A generic term for the 1960’s British beat group. At first he played rock and roll, rhythm and blues covers, but his originality gradually deepened and British beat was formed.

Punk Rock (London, UK)
In New York in the 1970s, the backlash of commercialized and formalized rock created a style of emphasizing anti-social and political lyrics and doing radical fashion with frantic beats. That sparked London. The rough sound of punk rock has a great influence not only on music but also on fashion and ideas.

Chanson (Paris, France)
A popular song created in Paris, France. Chanson does not refer to music of a specific genre in the meaning of “song” in French, but in the world, it imagines music consisting of “melody like to talk”.

Canzone (Italy)
In French, “Song” is Chanson, but in Italian it is “Canzone”. In Japan, in Japan, it tends to imagine the Neapolitan people who sing imposingly as Canzone, but it refers to all popular Italian music. The Italian song popular in Japan from the 1960s to the 1970s is sometimes called Canzone.

Flamenco (Spain)
Flamenco is a performing arts born in the Andalusia region of southern Spain, brought by gypsy (people of exile). Based on the song, with the addition of Gita and dance, it is said that in the 19th century, it became a style that can be seen today. The guitar used is a unique scale (gypsy scale) and the guitar itself is also special.


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