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Questions tagged [genre-characteristics]

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Can Prokofiev be neatly classified in a genre?

It's pretty much uncontroversial that, e.g., Liszt can be classified as Romantic, Bach as Baroque, Mozart mostly as Rococo (or Classical, if you must) and I'd argue that Debussy is an impressionist (...
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Caballo Viejo: Cumbia or Salsa?

Roberto Torres - Caballo Viejo has me stumped. It has the accordion and basic rhythm of cumbia, but has percussion instruments (güiro?) that seem more familiar to salsa. Can someone please enlighten ...
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Genre of “Bourbon Street” (Tuohy), “Save My Soul” (Big Bad Voodoo Daddy), more

Looking for genre names so I can find more music like these, if you have recommendations, they're more than welcome. I NEED MORE MUSIC These first two are pretty similar: https://www.youtube.com/...
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What makes music good to study by?

In my life I've only heard TWO albums that I could spend time studying or working to. I don't mean that these two have been the only ones I could ever bear to hear the sound of. Instead, I'm saying ...
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What does characterize “dirty” folk?

As different to "normal" folk? Is it so because of "dirty" sounds? Example https://youtu.be/_ILe0_DovlU
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International Super Star Soccer 64 Main Theme Genre

Wich genre would you say that the International Super Star Soccer 64's main theme is? Also, what about the training theme?
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Is Logobi a music genre?

The English Wikipedia says: Logobi is an urban musical genre that accompanies certain dance moves. On the opposite, The French Wikipedia describes Logobi as a dance that can be accompanied by any ...
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Is H8000 a stylistically differentiable sub-genre of hardcore punk?

H8000 is often described as a sub-genre of hardcore punk from West Flanders. What makes it a sub-genre? Is it only geographical? In other words, can any hardcore punk track be considered H8000 if it ...
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How is song qualified for being categorized as Sufi?

In Indian/Pakistani music, there is a genre called Sufi. What is it about Sufi music that defines it as such?