Music is one of many forms of art. There are varying types of music which consists of seven

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Music is one of many forms of art. There are varying types of music which consists of seven different concepts. These concepts: rhythm, tone, beat, melody, harmony, expression, and structure, are the fundamental parts of music. These parts of music, with all of its characteristics, has been proven throughout history to change views of most humans on earth regardless of age race, sex, and nationality. The creation of music is still disputed; however its early forms consisted of simple beats, rhythms, and melodies that would often mimic the human body’s natural sounds (Gough, “The Origins of Music”). These simple patterns eventually grew more complex over time, mixing different patterns with different characteristics. These complex…show more content…
These music forms relied on the human voice but contained complex music structures. The complexity of these music pieces would create states of wonder and awe to the church members. These musical forms, like all of the future music genres, relied on the musical scales; however it started using complex math formulas to add another degree of complexity. An example of these musical forms is the Gregorian chant. Gregorian chants originated from the Catholic Church during the reign of Pope Gregory I, a great scholar and musician (“St. Gregory the Great – Pope and Doctor of the Church”). Now, fast forward to the late eighteenth century and a shift of opinions becomes apparent. At this time of transition, composers and society as a whole was becoming freer and more open. These changes affect us today (“Nationalist Composers”). People of many nations were full of pride for their home countries. Many of these people were composers and created patriotic music. These music pieces were full of pride and helped unite the citizens of a country despite their race or social status. But this was not the only transition in music that occurred in this period; the open minds of the composers and society helped create a new genre of music unlike its predecessors, Baroque and Classical music (Brian, “Music of the Romantic Era”). Classical music at that time was starting

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