Music is an art form whose medium is sound organized in time. Common elements of music are pitch (which governs melody and harmony), rhythm (and its associated concepts tempo, meter, and articulation), dynamics, and the sonic qualities of timbre and texture. The word derives from Greek μουσική (mousike), "(art) of the Muses".
The creation, performance, significance, and even the definition of music vary according to culture and social context. Music ranges from strictly organized compositions (and their recreation in performance), through improvisational music to aleatoric forms. Music can be divided into genres and subgenres, although the dividing lines and relationships between music genres are often subtle, sometimes open to individual interpretation, and occasionally controversial. Within "the arts", music may be classified as a performing art, a fine art, and auditory art.
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Artbeat Proudly Presents: IN THE MOOD
With a big band orchestra, singers and swing dancers, IN THE MOOD, is the retro 1940's musical that brings to the stage the music that moved a nation's spirit and helped win a war. More than a concert, IN THE MOOD is a Big Band Theatrical Swing Revue that brings to life the era when all of America was listening and dancing to the same kind of music: Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Artie Shaw, Benny Goodman, Harry James, Erskin Hawkins, The Andrews Sisters, Frank Sinatra, and other greats of the 1940s. Featuring a company of 22 including the In the Mood Singers and Dancers with the sensational String of Pearls big band orchestra, the shows arrangements, costumes and choreography are as authentic as it gets!
Electronic MusicLast Updated on 2009-03-16 at 20:57Electronic music is music that employs electronic musical instruments and electronic music technology in its production. In general a distinction can be made between sound... More »