Music genres similar to or like a cappella

Group or solo performance without instrumental accompaniment, or a piece intended to be performed in this way. Wikipedia

  • Transition from Renaissance to Baroque in instrumental music

    In the years centering on 1600 in Europe, several distinct shifts emerged in ways of thinking about the purposes, writing and performance of music. Partly these changes were revolutionary, deliberately instigated by a group of intellectuals in Florence known as the Florentine Camerata, and partly they were evolutionary, in that precursors of the new Baroque style can be found far back in the Renaissance, and the changes merely built on extant forms and practices. Wikipedia

  • Vocal music

    Type of singing performed by one or more singers, either with instrumental accompaniment, or without instrumental accompaniment , in which singing provides the main focus of the piece. Generally considered to be instrumental music as is music without singing. Wikipedia

  • Renaissance music

    Vocal and instrumental music written and performed in Europe during the Renaissance era. Understood in other disciplines. Wikipedia

  • Aria

    Aria is a self-contained piece for one voice, with or without instrumental or orchestral accompaniment, normally part of a larger work. Formal musical composition unlike its counterpart, the recitative. Wikipedia

  • Barbershop quartet

    Group of four singers who sing music in the barbershop style, characterized by four-part harmony without instrumental accompaniment, or a cappella. The four voices are: the lead, the vocal part which typically carries the melody; a bass, the part which provides the bass line to the melody; a tenor, the part which harmonizes above the lead; and a baritone, the part that frequently completes the chord. Wikipedia

  • Spontaneous invention of melodic solo lines or accompaniment parts in a performance of jazz music. One of the defining elements of jazz. Wikipedia


    Sentences fora cappella

    • The former is popular among the older generation and is most often a solo performance of a man plucking a Cambodian guitar (chapei) in between a cappella verses.Cambodia-Wikipedia
    • The undergraduate students maintain twelve a cappella groups, including THUNK a cappella, the Northwestern Undertones, ShireiNU A Cappella, and Purple Haze.Northwestern University-Wikipedia
    • In the final round, the contestants performed solo with a song of their choice a cappella or accompanied by a banddepending on the season.American Idol-Wikipedia
    • There are many music societies at King's including a cappella groups, orchestras, choir, musical theatre and jazz society.King's College London-Wikipedia
    • These groups include four student-led a cappella groups: Nothin' but Treble, Sympathetic Vibrations, Taal Tadka, and Infinite Harmony.Georgia Tech-Wikipedia
    • Folk songs and classical choir songs are sung, with emphasis on a cappella singing, though modern popular songs have recently been incorporated into the repertoire as well.Latvia-Wikipedia

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