Aurora Public Schools
Volume 1, Issue 1
April 29th, 2009
What Is Music?
something for everyone.
Many people describe Music is truly a magnifi-
Special points music as a collection of cent thing.
of interest: notes, rhythms, and signs.
Instruments used However, it is much more
in different gen- than that. Music is the
res most well-known form of
Origin for each expression. Whether
genre you’re depressed and
Different artists need a melancholy tune to
in each genre suit your mood, or your
Brief description joyful and need some-
of each genre thing up beat, there’s a
song for just about any-
thing. So many genres
provide a plethora of op-
tions for everyone. Any-
thing from Bach to
Inside: ACDC, from Ray Charles
to We The Kings, there is
Pop Rock 2
There are many different me. One is Rock/ of the different bands in
types of music. However, Alternative/ Pop Punk. An- each of these category are
one that I am focusing on other is Pop Rock. The last very different from one an-
greatly is the Rock genre. one is Electronica Screamo. other, yet all contribute to
Many different types of mu- Each of these genres are the progression of rock mu-
sic can fall under this cate- very popular already, and sic. Rock music is only be-
gory. However, I’ve picked are only getting more popu- coming more legendary than
three that stand out most to lar as the years roll on. All it already is.
Rock/ Alternative/ Pop This type of music emerged and Linkin Park. Some
Punk is one of the most in the 1980’s and became bands that came earlier
known and loved styles of extremely popular in the were: Radiohead, Pearl Jam,
music all around the world. 1990’s. This type of music Nirvana, and Red Hot Chili
It’s just type of music that is described as not the same Peppers. This is and has
everyone can feel in their type of rock you hear nor- been an extremely admired
hearts. Whether it’s a hard mally. The instruments style of music.
rock song, such as Break used in this genre are: elec-
Tokio Hotel is:
Away by Tokio Hotel, or a tric guitars, bass guitars, and
Tom Kaulitz slow one like Your Guard- drums. Some very popular
Georg Listing ian Angel by Red Jumpsuit bands of this genre are: To-
Gustav Schafer Apparatus, you can always kio Hotel, Red Jumpsuit
feel this type of music. Apparatus, Fall Out Boy,
Pop Rock is a very popular are: electric guitar, bass gui- Alternative/Pop Punk.
form of music today. This tar, drums, vocals, key- Pop Rock can be found on
genre of music combines boards and synthesizers. many iPods, Mp3 players,
Metro Station is: Rock with Pop music. Pop Some great artists of this and computers today.
Trace Cyrus Rock has been popular genre are: Metro Station,
since the 1960s. It started All American Rejects, Pink,
in the United States and Avril Lavigne, The Veroni-
Blake Healy Great Britain. Instruments cas, and All Time Low. It
Anthony Improgo used in this genre of music sounds a lot like Rock/
Electronica Screamo is a in San Diego. Electronica is The band, Breathe Caro-
very diverse style of music. described as music with lina, is an example of this
It combines two genres of electronic sounds added. genre. This genre can be
music; Electronica and Screamo is just as it sounds- described as a distinctive
Screamo. Electronica be- the vocals are screamed. If yet popular type of music.
came popular in Europe in you combine these two
Breathe Carolina is: the 1970’s. Screamo be- unique styles of music, you
Kyle Evans came popular in the 1990’s get Electronica Screamo.
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