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Jazz Music: A Major Form of Musical Expression

By | 2018-09-16T14:36:33+00:00 September 16th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Music|Tags: , , , , , , |

Jazz is a music genre that originated in the African-American communities of New Orleans, United States, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and developed from roots in blues and ragtime. Jazz music is seen by many as "America's classical music". Since the 1920s [...]

Top 13 Quotes by Joan Baez

By | 2018-09-09T13:21:16+00:00 September 9th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Music|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Joan Baez is an American singer, songwriter, musician, and activist whose contemporary folk music often includes songs of protest or social justice. Joan Baez has performed publicly for over 60 years, releasing over 30 albums. Fluent in Spanish and English, she has also recorded songs [...]

7 Interesting Facts About the Life of Beethoven

By | 2018-09-05T18:21:20+00:00 September 5th, 2018|Categories: Arts, Culture, Music|Tags: , , , |

Beethoven might be considered one of the greatest composers of all time, but it’s surprising how little many people actually know about him. This musical master managed to achieve some remarkable things in his life – including composing his most complex and highly regarded symphony, [...]

16 Philosophical Quotes by Plato on Love and Knowledge

By | 2018-08-19T19:18:33+00:00 August 19th, 2018|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Plato was a philosopher in Classical Greece and the founder of the Academy in Athens, the first institution of higher learning in the Western world. Along with his teacher, Socrates, and his most famous student, Aristotle, Plato laid the foundations of Western philosophy and science. [...]

Disco Music Evolution, Origins and Cultural Significance

By | 2018-08-15T18:47:18+00:00 August 15th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Music|Tags: , , , , |

Disco music originated from a fusion of music forms in the Northeastern U.S. that became a nationwide phenomenon in the 1970s. Disco music can be described as a genre of music which contains the elements of funk, soul, pop, and salsa. It started in the [...]