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Music genre

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A music genre is a conventional category that identifies some pieces of music as belonging to a shared tradition or set of conventions. [1]

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Billboard charts

The Billboard charts tabulate the relative weekly popularity of singles or albums in the United States and elsewhere.

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Billie Holiday

Eleanora Fagan (April 7, 1915 – July 17, 1959), better known as Billie Holiday, was an American jazz singer with a career spanning nearly thirty years.

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The canzona (It. plural canzone) is an instrumental musical form of the 16th and 17th centuries that developed from the Netherlandish chanson.

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Christian music

Christian music is music that has been written to express either personal or a communal belief regarding Christian life and faith.

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In linguistics, co-occurrence or cooccurrence refers to an above-chance frequency of occurrence of two terms (also known as coincidence or concurrence) from a text corpus alongside each other in a certain order.

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Composition school

A composition school is a group of composers or a style of composition purportedly shared by a group of composers, often from the same area or who studied in the same place.

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Contemporary classical music

Contemporary classical music can be understood as belonging to the period that started in the mid-1970s to early 1990s, which includes modernist, postmodern, neoromantic, and pluralist music.

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Data mining

Data mining is the process of discovering patterns in large data sets involving methods at the intersection of machine learning, statistics, and database systems.

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Folk music

Folk music includes both traditional music and the genre that evolved from it during the 20th century folk revival.

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Frank Zappa

Frank Vincent Zappa (December 21, 1940 – December 4, 1993) was an American musician, composer, activist and filmmaker.

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Genealogy of musical genres

The genealogy of musical genres is the pattern of musical genres that have contributed to the development of new genres.

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Genre is any form or type of communication in any mode (written, spoken, digital, artistic, etc.) with socially-agreed upon conventions developed over time.

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Genre fiction

Genre fiction, also known as popular fiction, is plot-driven fictional works written with the intent of fitting into a specific literary genre, in order to appeal to readers and fans already familiar with that genre.

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Guardian Media Group

Guardian Media Group plc (GMG) is a British mass media company owning various media operations including The Guardian and The Observer.

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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.

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List of music styles

This is a list of music styles.

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List of popular music genres

This is a list of the commercially relevant genres in modern popular music.

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Literary fiction

Literary fiction is fiction that is regarded as having literary merit, as distinguished from most commercial or "genre" fiction.

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A madrigal is a secular vocal music composition of the Renaissance and early Baroque eras.

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Mass media

The mass media is a diversified collection of media technologies that reach a large audience via mass communication.

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McGraw-Hill Education

McGraw-Hill Education (MHE) is a learning science company and one of the "big three" educational publishers that provides customized educational content, software, and services for pre-K through postgraduate education.

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Minimal music

Minimal music is a form of art music that employs limited or minimal musical materials.

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In western music, a motet is a mainly vocal musical composition, of highly diverse form and style, from the late medieval era to the present.

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Music is an art form and cultural activity whose medium is sound organized in time.

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Musical form

The term musical form (or musical architecture) refers to the overall structure or plan of a piece of music; it describes the layout of a composition as divided into sections.

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Musical notation

Music notation or musical notation is any system used to visually represent aurally perceived music played with instruments or sung by the human voice through the use of written, printed, or otherwise-produced symbols.

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Musical technique

Musical technique is the ability of instrumental and vocal musicians to exert optimal control of their instruments or vocal cords in order to produce the precise musical effects they desire.

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Oral tradition

Oral tradition, or oral lore, is a form of human communication where in knowledge, art, ideas and cultural material is received, preserved and transmitted orally from one generation to another.

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Peter van der Merwe (musicologist)

Peter van der Merwe was born in Cape Town, South Africa.

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Popular music

Popular music is music with wide appeal that is typically distributed to large audiences through the music industry.

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Public service

Public service is a service which is provided by government to people living within its jurisdiction, either directly (through the public sector) or by financing provision of services.

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Radio format

A radio format or programming format (not to be confused with broadcast programming) describes the overall content broadcast on a radio station.

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Renaissance music

Renaissance music is vocal and instrumental music written and performed in Europe during the Renaissance era.

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A ricercar (also spelled ricercare, recercar, recercare) is a type of late Renaissance and mostly early Baroque instrumental composition.

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Richard Middleton (musicologist)

Richard Middleton FBA is Emeritus Professor of Music at Newcastle University in Newcastle upon Tyne.

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Romantic music

Romantic music is a period of Western classical music that began in the late 18th or early 19th century.

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Routledge is a British multinational publisher.

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Sex Pistols

The Sex Pistols were an English punk rock band that formed in London in 1975.

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The Guardian

The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.

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World music

World music (also called global music or international music) is a musical category encompassing many different styles of music from around the globe, which includes many genres including some forms of Western music represented by folk music, as well as selected forms of ethnic music, indigenous music, neotraditional music, and music where more than one cultural tradition, such as ethnic music and Western popular music, intermingle.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Music_genre

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