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  • This article is about the early history of the symphony in western classical music. Beginning in Italy and continuing through Haydn, early symphony composers opened the door for future composers that would become synonymous with the genre.

    The Early History of the Symphony: Origins and Evolving Structure

    The Early History of the Symphony: Origins and Evolving Structure

    by Music-and-Art-4514

  • Rain is a life giver. No wonder there are so many rain gods devoted to it. Read how composers have be inspired by rain: Chopin, Debussy, Brahms, Britten, Takemitsu, Schubert, Gerard Finzi, and Hamish MacCann.

    Classical Music Inspired by Rain

    Classical Music Inspired by Rain

    by Frances Metcalfe4

  • Jeff Buckley is probably most well-known for his cover of Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah." But he also has an entire discography of equally stellar songs. Here's 10 of Jeff Buckley's best songs.

    The Best Jeff Buckley Songs You've Never Heard Of

    The Best Jeff Buckley Songs You've Never Heard Of

    by Brittany Brown2

  • Fun facts and profile of the cutest and most handsome member of BTS, V (Kim Taehyung) and why he is one of the most charming K-Pop male idols of today.

    10 Reasons Why Everybody Loves BTS' V

    10 Reasons Why Everybody Loves BTS' V

    by Mare-sensei154

  • Deep house (not electronic or progressive) began in the early 80s and combines elements of Chicago house with jazz and soul music. These artists, like Huxley and Scuba, have an underground following.

    Top 10 Best Deep House Songs

    Top 10 Best Deep House Songs

    by HumanPerception26

  • Here’s my ranking of Van Halen’s best albums, from first to worst. If you are discovering Van Halen for the first time this is your roadmap. If you are a longtime fan of the band like I am, vote in the poll and make your opinion heard.

    Top 10 Van Halen Albums Ranked

    Top 10 Van Halen Albums Ranked

    by Michael James4

  • A list of 15 great Italian Indie Rock bands . Presenting the lighter side of Italian guitar-fueled rock. Here you will find a chaotic melange of Pop, Rock, Punk, Grunge, Garage and whatever else.

    15 Great Italian Indie Rock Bands (With Videos)

    15 Great Italian Indie Rock Bands (With Videos)

    by Shinkicker4

  • Wondering exactly what a minuet and trio might be? Find out where the musical form originates, what a trio really is, and how the whole thing is put together.

    A Guide to the Minuet and Trio Form

    A Guide to the Minuet and Trio Form

    by JohnMello12

  • Madonna and Cyndi Lauper appeared on the music scene around the same time. Both were huge but their singing careers took very different paths. Why did Madonna succeed while Cyndi failed?

    Why Madonna Succeeded Where Cyndi Lauper Failed

    Why Madonna Succeeded Where Cyndi Lauper Failed

    by J Jahan59

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  • Make your own playlist using the best collection of done-me-wrong songs in country music. No one knows the heartache of lying, cheating, two-timing, and sweet revenge like country music does!

    104 Country Songs About Cheating and Lying

    104 Country Songs About Cheating and Lying

    by FlourishAnyway115

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  • Do you want to play piano like Nodame, but are having trouble finding all the sheet music? Here is a collection of the featured piano music in the anime and live-action drama Nodame Cantabile.

    Piano Music in Nodame Cantabile

    Piano Music in Nodame Cantabile

    by Kymberly Fergusson16

  • This top 10 list explores today's top female K-pop artists. Learn about their incredible career paths and vote for your favorite! These solo artists will certainly win over your heart!

    Top 10 K-Pop Female Solo Artists (2019)

    Top 10 K-Pop Female Solo Artists (2019)

    by Diana9

  • One of my passions is music, past and present. During the years as a middle school and high school teacher, my favorite topics would be about music history and rock music was very fun to teach.

    The Birth of Rock 'n' Roll

    The Birth of Rock 'n' Roll

    by Reginald Thomas5

  • Do a search for “The Blues,” you will get a list of dead guys. This might lead one to believe that the The Blues is music of the past. Wrong. The Blues is alive, and so are these blues musicians.

    9 Living Blues Artists You Might Not Know

    9 Living Blues Artists You Might Not Know

    by Sherry Hewins8

  • For thousands of years man has been fascinated by the moon, finally landing on it in 1969. Read about inspiration taken from the moon by composers: Haydn, Beethoven, Debussy, Schonberg, Britten, Dvorak, Janacek and Vítězslav Novak.

    7 Pieces of Classical Music Inspired by the Moon

    7 Pieces of Classical Music Inspired by the Moon

    by Frances Metcalfe5

  • Here is a look at ten of the most beautiful movements of Beethoven's music. This article comes highly recommended to people looking to expand their listening knowledge of Beethoven's music or Classical Music in general. Video/listening examples provided.

    Ten of the Most Beautiful Compositions by Beethoven

    Ten of the Most Beautiful Compositions by Beethoven

    by Music-and-Art-4515

  • Some Christian songs are just cool. For example, the remake of Jesus is Just Alright by DC Talk and Stomp by Kirk Franklin. These are fun songs that can really get you in a great mood.

    Top Ten Coolest Christian Songs Ever

    Top Ten Coolest Christian Songs Ever

    by Cari Jean17

  • "Infestation" was Ratt's first studio album since 1999 and their finest release since the glory days of the early 1980s. Unfortunately the reunion didn't last long.

    Ratt's "Infestation" and the Aftermath

    Ratt's "Infestation" and the Aftermath

    by Keith Abt13

  • Queensryche's split with original vocalist Geoff Tate was one of the most bizarre rock dramas in recent memory. Let's find out how it all went down and how it was resolved.

    The Tale of Two Queensryches

    The Tale of Two Queensryches

    by Keith Abt101

  • "Creatures Of The Night" is considered one of KISS' best albums today, but in 1982 it seemed like their last gasp. It features new guitarist Vinnie Vincent and the anthem "I Love It Loud."

    KISS "Creatures of the Night" Album Review

    KISS "Creatures of the Night" Album Review

    by Keith Abt20

  • A long time Dokken fan presents a brief history of the band and examines their extensive catalog of hard rock classics.

    A Brief History of Dokken

    A Brief History of Dokken

    by Keith Abt23

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  • ln an email, I talked to The Institute 91' about how he got started making music, how he goes about creating new music, the origins of "The Institute" and the role this idea plays in his music.

    #Synthfam Interviews: The Institute 91'

    #Synthfam Interviews: The Institute 91'

    by Karl Magi0

  • The popularity of K-Pop is rising every day. There are many K-Pop girl groups, but the following top 10 bands are considered to be the most popular in the K-Pop world in 2019.

    Top 10 Most Popular K-Pop Girl Groups (2019)

    Top 10 Most Popular K-Pop Girl Groups (2019)

    by Diana797

  • KISS' 1983 album LICK IT UP was a do-or-die release for the struggling hard rock legends, who opted to appear without their trademark makeup for the very first time.

    When KISS Unmasked: 1983's "Lick It Up"

    When KISS Unmasked: 1983's "Lick It Up"

    by Keith Abt25

  • K-Pop girl groups have become a global phenomenon thanks to their addictive melodies, stunning choreography, and the exceptional beauty of their members. Here's the list of top 10 most popular and beautiful K-Pop female idols who will make your jaw drop!

    Top 10 Most Beautiful K-Pop Female Idols (2019)

    Top 10 Most Beautiful K-Pop Female Idols (2019)

    by Diana78

  • This is an analysis for Kimbra's "Settle Down" music video. A hub about the meaning in Kimbra's "Settle Down" music video; analysis in Kimbra's "Settle Down" music video; Kimbra's "Settle Down" music video meaning.

    Meaning in Kimbra's "Settle Down" Music Video

    Meaning in Kimbra's "Settle Down" Music Video

    by Nalini Marquez16

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  • Female vocalists continue to excel in the heavy metal genre. Their broad vocal ranges mesmerize audiences around the globe. This article showcases the very best female heavy metal singers of all time.

    100 Best Female Heavy Metal Singers

    100 Best Female Heavy Metal Singers

    by Ansel Pereira0

  • Read about what tragedies befell some of our most treasured composers - Purcell, Dvorak, Alban Berg, Weber, Bizet, Arriaga and Felix and Fanny Mendelssohn.

    Sad Stories From Classical Music

    Sad Stories From Classical Music

    by Frances Metcalfe4

  • Read about great female pianists, Kathryn Stott, Mitsuko Uchida, Angela Hewitt, Maria Joao Pires, Marta Argerich, Alicia de Larrocha and some wonderful pianists from a bygone age like Lili Kraus.

    10 Great Female Pianists

    10 Great Female Pianists

    by Frances Metcalfe11

  • Nirvana is the name of one of the most famous and influential rock bands of the 20th Century. The band is famous for its grunge and punk sound, heavy drums, interesting riffs and poetic lyrics. The band consisted of Kurt Cobain, Dave Grohl and Krist...

    Top 10 Best Nirvana Songs

    Top 10 Best Nirvana Songs

    by HumanPerception24

  • Formed in 1981, Loudness is the best known Heavy Metal band from Japan. They're mainly remembered in the U.S. for their hit "Crazy Nights," from 1985's Thunder in the East album.

    Loudness: Japanese Heavy Metal Icons

    Loudness: Japanese Heavy Metal Icons

    by Keith Abt9

  • The four members of KISS took a massive gamble when they all released solo albums on the same day in September 1978. Instead of platinum success, it was the beginning of the end for the original band.

    KISS: The 1978 Solo Albums Fiasco

    KISS: The 1978 Solo Albums Fiasco

    by Keith Abt19

  • This article suggests a list of the ten greatest rock bands of all time and provides a short biography of each group, as well as photos and videos.

    Ten Greatest Rock Bands of All Time

    Ten Greatest Rock Bands of All Time

    by Kelley Marks498

  • Some of the most beloved songs have been covered by a variety of artists over the years. We look at Bonnie Raitt's classic tune, "I Can't Make You Love Me" and rank 14 contenders. Who do you prefer?

    Who Sang It Best? "I Can't Make You Love Me"

    Who Sang It Best? "I Can't Make You Love Me"

    by FlourishAnyway59

  • Man has found solace in trees, woods and forests since time immemorial. Trees are essential to life on Earth. Read about how composers have been inspired by trees: Schubert, Schumann, Verdi, Liszt, Shostakovich, Saint-Saëns, Johann Strauss II, Respighi, Roussel and Edward McDowell.

    10 Pieces of Classical Music Inspired by Trees

    10 Pieces of Classical Music Inspired by Trees

    by Frances Metcalfe8

  • Kix's third album, Midnite Dynamite, was released in 1985 and is still considered to be their finest work, but success would continue to elude them for a few more years. The hard working Maryland band is still on the road to this day!

    Forgotten Hard Rock Albums: Kix, "Midnite Dynamite" (1985)

    Forgotten Hard Rock Albums: Kix, "Midnite Dynamite" (1985)

    by Keith Abt18

  • This article suggests a list of the 13 greatest Native American rock bands. It only includes bands from North America, that is, Canada and the United States.

    13 Best Native American Rock Bands

    13 Best Native American Rock Bands

    by Kelley Marks3

  • This list suggests a compilation of the greatest classic rock and roll songs of all time. It focuses on the period between the 1950s and the year 2000.

    35 Greatest Classic Rock and Roll Songs

    35 Greatest Classic Rock and Roll Songs

    by Kelley Marks26

  • Folk music has a long history in American culture. Because America is so ethnically diverse, the musical landscape of America is also diverse.

    Folk Music and American Culture

    Folk Music and American Culture

    by Jennifer Wilber2

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