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Eras of Music

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Music is everywhere. We can hear it from the radio, television and even public places like malls, buildings, schools and other different places. Sometimes, we asked ourselves, how music started? While it has been embedded since the day we were born, music has continuously to inspire, relax and control our lives up to this time.

Music is found in every known culture, past and present. People from all over the world including the most isolated tribal group have a form of music. While it It may be concluded that music started in the ancestral population, the first music may have been invented in Africa. It was then develop to become a significant constituent to the human life. The emotions and the ideas that music expresses, the situations in which music is played and listened to, and the attitudes toward music players and composers vary between regions and periods.

Eras of Music

Prehistoric Music - also known as the primitive music. It is the name given to all music produced in preliterate cultures beginning somewhere in very late geological history. Prehistoric music technically includes all the world’s music that has existed before the advent of any currently surving historical sources. Two examples of prehistori music are traditional Native American Music of preliterate tribes and Australian Aboriginal music.

Ancient Music - is the name given after the prehistoric age ended the development of writing. With it, by definition, prehistoric music.

Biblical Period - Jubal, according to Eastons’ Bible Dictionary is known as the inventor of musical instruments. That said, the Hebrews were much given to the cultivation of music. 

Early Music - after the fall of the Roman Empire in 476 AD until the end of Baroque Era in the middle of 18th century, the European classical tradition has been known as the early music.

At present, music has evolved to fit into the likes and interests of our generation. Despite of the diffrences on the sounds and thoughts, music, is undoubtebly an integral part of our lives that we cannot live without.

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