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New Music Genres

What do people mean by New Music Genres?

Webster’s second Edition Dictionary of the English Language defines genre as; “one of the categories, based on form, style, or subject matter, into which artistic works of all kinds can be divided.” So this article is a fair attempt to look at some new music genres. Now I have often had fun with the term ‘new music,’ because there has always been new music in every day and age. But what people are often getting at is music that is new and different in some way than what went before and whereas every good composer was new and different than what went before to some degree, one can step back and take a really broad look...

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