Jazz is a great choice to know because it is upbeat, making it a joy to practice. Of course, there are slow and emotional songs within the jazz genre, in many times, you will find pieces that are quite carefree and happy. Another reason knowing jazz is it is fun. Often, the popular music pieces are straightforward and not overly complicated. Going with a genre that is on the easier side can help prevent the natural frustration that often accompanies knowing something new, which makes jazz a good choice.
Classical is another interesting type of songs you should know. Though there are various degrees of difficulty within the classical music scene, one can find a level of the music written that suits their particular skill set. Classical is often more dramatic and heavier in notes than other types of music, but still, many consider this challenge to be a fun one. Classical can also be a very dynamic genre to choose from, with many of the pieces containing lots of movement, crescendos, and decrescendos. The variety within this genre makes knowing it an enjoyable hobby.
Another type of songs you should know is folk music. Folk is a broad genre and encompasses a lot of different techniques and sounds. One thing that makes it fun to know is that it is often more simplistic in nature, using fewer notes to get a musical idea across. Also, it is a very fun type of music to know because of the familiar comforting and relatable melodies. When learning to play folk music, the learner may find it fun to pick pieces that he or she is familiar with, such as something they have already heard on the radio.
Country style music started to become popular in the 1930’s. The origin of the genre can be traced to the south of rural USA. It soon spread to the Eastern, Northern and Western parts. The genre became immensely popular among the music lovers and musicians. Country music was enlivened by singers like Taylor Swift and Carrie Underwood in the year 2000. It is mainly of two types. The first type is related the most traditional countries that include: hillbilly, western music, and bluegrass. The second genus is related to pop that is simply the combination of traditional style, pop, and rock. Many artists specialize in this form of music. The music can be heard on various radio apps that are available nowadays.
There are many different types of music one can get to know through regular practice; Jazz, Classical, Country and Folk are among some of the most enjoyable music to know.