The Golden Era/Generation of Music?

Bazzer

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Are we ?

In 50 or so years we and our Rock'n'Roll pioneers, contemporaries will be space dust.

We have had it good, Elvis, Chuck Berry, Dylan, The Beatles, Prog, Punk, New Wave, U2 :roll: , Electronica et al.

In the history of man so far we have crammed a lot of music in the space of fifty years, will it end, repeat itself, you can only put those notes in so many orders.

:pop:

 

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The baroque period was a lot more influential in the grand scheme of things, and the music was better.

 

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GREAT 'classical' and 'pop' then-now available (analogue). Seems as if more shite un-pop now dominates as human brains become affected adversely by appalling internet antisocial-inhuman media.

But what can you expect from capitalistic meat-eaters.

 

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I think to a greater extent Mibby is right in that Bach in particular really is one the greater influencers he's actually everywhere in Rock music. But baroque music was actually quite formulaic rigid time sigs, no successive 3rds or 5ths. It took Beethoven and the Eroica to really transform the musical landscape. As his mentor Herr Hadyn said "it's all different"

With regard to the 60/70s I wonder if it's all overstated. Certainly it was a great soundtrack but is personally think Billie Holliday, Coltrane, Robert Johnson left a greater legacy.

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As time goes by the musical landscape gets richer, but there is less room for radical innovation. Also, things happen faster.

The move from plainsong to organum to polyphony was far more radical and influential than anything since: but it took a damn sight longer than 50 years.

 

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My take on things is that years have passed, more artists are producing music for financial gain rather than a real passion for what they are doing :dunno:

 

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First they chanted, then they sang, made instruments, created rules, broke rules.

It's all a progression, the present and future taking from and dependent upon the past.

Enjoy it all, whatever your preferences.

 

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Good job I hung on to the powdered wig and the codpiece. :^

 

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