The music of the Renaissance era (1400-1600) originated in Europe, catching up fast to the other artistic branches of the movement. Common sacred...
In Western music, the period that extends from 1600 to 1750 is known as the /*Baroque*/ era. Derived from the Portuguese /barroco/ (oddly shaped p...
The Classical era begins about 1735 and ends around 1825, overlapping a little with the surrounding periods of late Baroque  and early Romantic...
The Romantic period began around 1830 and ended by the early 1900s. During the *Romantic era*, the rigid forms of Classical  music gave way to ...
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The rich history of the 20th century directly inspired the diverse range of musical styles developed between 1900 and 1999. This era of music did ...
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In the 1920s, the expansion and popularity of recorded music—previously made with the use of clumsy acoustic devices—skyrocketed due to the inven...
The music of the 1930s underwent a dramatic change from the trends of the previous decade through the introduction of the novel inventions of the ...
In the early 1940s, the evolution of sound recording had opened the doors for the pre-recorded songs to be played on the radio, the medium that ha...
The biggest change in the popular music of the 1950s was undoubtedly the more open leanings towards the new genre of he s-called /*rock 'n' roll*/...
The 1960s could be rightfully called the cornerstone of major cultural shifts in the 20th century. Social changes rocked the world of popular mus...
The styles that would come to define the pop music of the 1970s were, naturally, the result of the constant evolution of the trends that were set ...
Indian classical music can be traced to the centuries leading up to the /*Natya Shastra*/ manuscript which is the earliest Sanskrit document that ...