Tubidy What is music?
He arranges the voices in a variety of ways. This arrangement occurs in forms such as melody, harmony, polyphony.
Music is one of the means of expression of emotions and dreams and it was born in ancient times that history has not yet begun. Primitive people have benefited from music to show their joys or sorrows through various rituals. Musical instruments in these periods were undoubtedly only hands, feet and sestenes. They made sounds by hitting their hands at each other’s feet.
The sound was also the most important musical instrument. The ancient Egyptians, the Chinese, the Greeks and the Romans had a very important place in music. Even so, the musical phrase we use today comes from Ancient Greek. The daughter of Zeus, their greatest god, was called “Mousa”. The music promise has been developed in this addan. After the emergence of Christianity, church music began to develop, and in the meantime, there have been some developments in folk songs.
In the 15th and 16th centuries church music reached its most advanced. In the 17th century new musical instruments were developed and opera was born. In the 18th century, which was the classical age of Western music, there were well-known giant composers such as Beethoven, Mozart, and Bach. In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, there was great re-development in Western music. Stravinsky, Prokofiev, and jazz music were born.