Genre (art)

In the artistic context, the genre can be defined as a main style, that clusters a wide range of similar characteristics, and that allows to classify and distinguish different art productions that share a common base. Whether in music, literature, painting, cinema, sculpture, or any other art, the division by genre can be made regarding […]

History of Music

The History of Music is the study of the origins and evolution of music over time. It can be seen as an historical discipline, within the field of History of Art in general and in the study of the cultural evolution of population, and it is studied by historians, or it can be classified as […]

Music Genres

Like there are countless definitions for the term “music”, there is also various ways to subdivide this concept. Music genres are, above wall, a form to group several kinds of music according to their main characteristics. However, this divisions are not clear and closed, and they depend mostly of the chosen criteria and subjective opinion […]


Videoclip is an audio-visual genre with specific characteristics, and it has a proper way of working images and sound, by following certain rules of construction that allows it to be identified. There are certain features that are common to all videoclips, that are intrinsic of the genre and independent of the type of videoclip: it […]

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