Hi folks Here I am again, after having done a lot of research today on music genres, types and the difference between types and genres, and not only research on Wiki, and came to surprising results, but about that, TOMORROW!
You all have given very valuable input on this thread! Yeah!
A few comments:
@ListMyCDs.com You state that you accept "song" as a "type" because it is "commonly" accepted as a type. And you do not accept "instrumental" as a type because it is not commonly accepted as a type, do I understand right? But earlier in this thread you had your own opinion about "commonly accepted" and even said that "
Please understand I do not want to pull your words out of their context, only want to show that "commonly accepted" does not have to mean that it is true, as you said yourself
@jesus2099 I will come back tomorrow to your statement "popular" work type, as "pop" seems to have a different meaning than we all think.
@ListMyCDs.com YES Images by Claude Debussy is an instrumental, because it has no lyrics! It has "Piano solo" on the cover of my piano book, and I agree with you in your earlier post, that
That's so very right, we should keep it simple, for the many appreciated editors that we have here!
@chirlu You also are right, in one work there can be different "types" of music.
I am building a Tree Model that we all can agree with to let perhaps and hopefully change the drop down list of types we can choose from, while leaving the current "types" intact. So then when you all accept the top of the Tree, we then can discuss how to fill in its branches.
So, before going into "types" or "genres" or "attributes", I would like your opinion if we all can agree to my next post: