Music has always been a vessel for mankind to tell their stories. Not just through its lyrics, but with melody and style. As one notes the rise and fall of various music genres throughout the course of the last century, an intriguing pattern begins to take form – one that mirrors modern history almost identically, highlighting both catastrophe and controversy, as well as joy and accomplishment.
While many subgenres and musical trends from around the world came to fruition, it is important to note that especially in the last century, Western culture (as well as its music) exerted incredible influence over the rest of globe. As a result, we’ll take a dive into the musical history of the West.Read More »The History of Music: What We Often Overlook