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used: it designates music from a period in musical history covering approximately Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach to Beethoven -roughly, 1730-1820. When used in this sense, the initial C of Classical music is sometimes capitalized to avoid confusion. Classical music and popular music The relationship (particularly, the relative value) of classical music and popular music is a controversial question. Some partisans of classical music may claim that classical music constitutes art and popular music only light entertainment. However, many popular works show a high level of artistry and musical innovation and many classical works are unabashedly crowd-pleasing. Thus there is the category of serious music, excluding those crowd pleasers, only including real monumental and creative works of art that contribute to humanity, very much like literature. It might be argued that, at least on the average, classical works have greater musical complexity. In particular, classical music usually
The electric guitar plays an extremely prominent role in popular music. However. but naturally plays no role in classical music. For the most part. four or eight bars long (however. and instruments from other cultures (such as the gamelan). and popular music sometimes uses certain complex chords that would be quite unusual in a common practice period classical work. much earlier). not analyzable by traditional methods. it is normally only in classical music that long works (30 minutes to three hours) are built up hierarchically from smaller units (usually called movements). Classical and popular music are distinguished to some extent by their choice of instruments. Both classical and popular musicians have experimented for the last several decades with electrical or electronic instruments (for instance. Also. and codified in the 1700 and 1800's. Prior to the advent of audio recordings. organ). This not to say that popular music is always simpler than classical. and only appears occasionally in the classical music of the 20th and 21st centuries. since popular works are generally identified with the performance of the artist who created them.involves more modulation (changing of keys). such as rhythmic and pitch inflection. Both jazz and rap make use of rhythms more complex than would appear in the average classical work created after the Renaissance and before the twentieth century. They consist of the instruments found in an orchestra. An interesting speculation is whether works of popular music are likely to achieve the kind of permanence that works of classical music have achieved. harpsichord. together with a few other solo instruments (piano. the instruments used in common practice classical music are nonelectrical and were invented prior to the mid-1800's (often. much minimalist music goes against these tendencies). Also. and a wider use of musical phrases that are not default length--that is. this was not a possibility. the synthesizer or electronic tape). less outright repetition. since highquality audio recordings have now existed for over fifty years. the . popular music uses many "associational" or "intensional" features.
1980s • • • (1983) "This Night" by Billy Joel .based on Johann Pachelbel's Canon in D Major. with some rhythmic changes. (1997) "C U When U Get There" by Coolio . Lake & Powell . Many popular songs have used themes and melodies from well-known classical pieces as their basis. (1999) "Barber's Adagio for Strings" by William Orbit . Classical and popular music interact in the phenomenon of crossover.chorus chord progression borrows from Johann Pachelbel's Canon in D Major. . enshrined. status now presents itself.possibility of popular works achieving some kind of permanent. emphasised the original 1979 Village People version's chord progression from Johann Pachelbel's Canon in D Major (1996) "Don't Look Back in Anger" by Oasis .uses Beethoven's Pathetique Sonata as the basis for the chorus (1985) "Rock Me Amadeus" by Falco (1986) "Mars" by Emerson. (1998) "Christmas Canon" by the Trans-Siberian Orchestra .  2000s • See also: 2000s in music (2000) "Graduation (Friends Forever)" by Vitamin C .based on Johann Pachelbel's Canon in D Major.arrangement of Mars: Bringer of War from Holst's The Planets  1990s • • • • • • See also: 1990s in music (1993) "Go West" by the Pet Shop Boys.a techno/electronic version of Samuel Barber's "Adagio for Strings" (1999) "Love of My Life" by Dave Matthews and Carlos Santana on the Supernatural album. Main theme is a nearly literal quotation of a theme in the 3rd symphony of Johannes Brahms.for a list of examples see List of popular songs based on classical music.based on Johann Pachelbel's Canon in D Major. and is probably happening now in the case of the most outstanding artists.
samples the theme from Ludwig van Beethoven's Für Elise. parents have often made sure that their children receive classical music training from a young age.• • • • • • • • (2000) Beethoven's Last Night by Trans-Siberian Orchestra . (2005) "Adagio for Strings" by Tiësto is a trance arrangement of "Adagio for Strings".based on classical music. however. For example. Some consider that a degree of knowledge of important works of classical music is part of a good general education. the particle "usually cannot be separated from its.based on Johann Pachelbel's Canon in D Major. back down back out back up retreat from a position in an desert. lessons have also been shown to increase academic performance.. Early experience with music provides the basis for more serious study later.samples the Gregorian chant Dies Irae.verb" (Quirk 1152). are almost impossible to learn to play at a professional level if not learned in childhood. the object can go before or after the particle without affecting meaning" (McArthur 773). such as the violin.a band performing mostly classical-based covers • Role of classical music in education Throughout history. in particular. Intransitive Phrasal Verbs Phrasal verbs can be either transitive (must have a direct object) or intransitive (verb can stand alone without a direct object). "she put up the toys" can also be stated "she put the toys up. (2005) "They" by Jem is based on Bach's Prelude in F minor (BWV 881). (2001) "Yatta" by Happa-tai . (2005) "Road to Joy" by Bright Eyes is based on the melody of Beethoven's Ode to Joy. (2007) "The Second Coming" by Juelz Santana . Sweetbox . Some instruments. (2003) "I Can" by Nas . fail to keep a promise move backwards argument ." With intransitive phrasal verbs. (2007) "Grace Kelly" by Mika .Mika has admitted that he borrowed the main harmony from Figaro's famous aria Largo al factotum in the opera The Barber of Seville by Gioachino Rossini. Beethoven. Some parents pursue music lessons for their children for social reasons or in an effort to instil a useful sense of self-discipline.. "If the verb is transitive.
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