Feast your ears on Latin Pop, the vibrant intersection at which traditional Latin music and contemporary pop and dance meet.
Different genres (styles) of music use distinctive techniques to create their recognisable sound. What makes rock different from pop? Ska different from reggae? Renaissance different from Romantic? Train your ears to recognise the characteristic sounds of genres so that you can identify them and even write, improvise and play music in these styles yourself.
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From samba to salsa, Latin music is unbelievably energetic and diverse. Learn about the rhythm and instrumentals that give this music its distinct groove!
Christian worship musicians (and sisters!) Alicia and Whitney discuss how travelling, finding God, and life’s triumphs and trials have inspired their music.
Electronic dance music has found its home on the dancefloors and in the hearts of clubgoers worldwide; explore the history and hallmarks of this rich genre.
Learn about what makes dubstep dubstep, the rhythmic patterns involved, and the boundary-pushing musicians that helped bring it to the mainstream.
Modernist composers went beyond writing new music, to reinventing music itself. Listen to their astonishing expressions of psychosis, memory, and faith.
Spanning two world wars, the advent of the automobile, airplane, and radio – the Modernist Era’s revolutionary music reflects a massive cultural upheaval.
Patience, perseverance, and passion made Juanito Pascual an international flamenco phenom. His powerful, inspiring music blends flamenco, jazz, and rock.
Driven by new audiences hungry for sensation, the heroic Romantic Era celebrity composers drove performers to unsurpassed levels of instrumental virtuosity.
International flamenco phenom Juanito Pascual never abandoned his passion, even if that meant relearning the guitar completely from scratch – four times.
EDM is a fun and fascinating genre of music. Birthed at the end of the disco era, electronic dance music has made a huge impact on modern artists and culture.
Way beyond candlelit dinners, Romantic-era composers fascinated new audiences with extreme musical tales of love, death, nature, and the supernatural.