Share 0 0 0. Up to 4 Variations Open, closed, padded or not. For each use in your project you will find the right source material immediately. Music boxes — are mechanical musical instruments that play without human influence disc — music box and those in which the human being provides the drive rotating organ or influences the playing by hand gear electric piano. A foundation for the later mechanical and mass production of mechanical music equipment was the introduction of the metal comb.
The invention is generally attributed to the Geneva watchmaker Antoine Favre, who is said to have created the first musical works with this sound generator specially developed for mechanical musical instruments in The principle is very simple: a steel plate is cut several times so that tongues of different lengths are produced. The comb is screwed to a solid bridge, which transmits the vibrations of the tongues to a wooden soundboard.
The tongues are hit by the pins of a brass roller that runs directly past the tines. Here too, the sound is generated by a metal comb, only the trigger command comes from the pins of the rotating disc. The length of the song was determined by the size of the record. In general, one melody is stored on one disk.
The size of the sound carriers ranges from Music boxes with discs were used for performances for children or as coin-operated machines in large cupboards, as wall cabinets or as table tops. Solo: Konstantin Scherbakov piano. Why not buy the whole Album? Your selections total more than the whole disc price. Please login to post a review. About Chandos About Us Chandos Records is one of the world's premier classical music record companies, best known for its ground breaking search for neglected musical gems. Secure Payments. By s the German band Wir sind Helden found success with a new musical self-confidence.
This success was followed by several other bands and a broader acceptance of existing German-language recording artists, such as:. The Notwist , an indie rock band, had great critical and commercial success with their album Neon Golden. In the late s prior to reunification and the s, Synthpop and Eurodance became popular throughout Germany.
Often, different styles were mixed in between these to attract a broad variety of audiences. Successful representatives of these styles were:.
Popular bands and performers include Culcha Candela , Dr. Hip hop in Germany arrived in the early s, and graffiti and breakdancing became well-known quickly, even in socialist East Germany . German hip hop "started out as a transnational youth subculture. An early influential group was Advanced Chemistry including Torch.
They sparked an interest in speaking out for the immigrants and used rap as a way to defend themselves. They sing about funny topics, such as infidelity and boasting about their prowess with women.
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Whereas hip hop had a peak of success in the early first decade of the 21st century, gangster rap became a controversial part of German music and youth culture just as late as with Aggro Berlin. Punk music in Germany has a long and diverse history. When bands like the Sex Pistols and The Clash became popular in West Germany, a number of Punk bands were formed, which led to the creation of a German punk scene. Early German punk groups were heavily influenced by UK bands, often writing their lyrics in English. The main difference is that German punk bands hadn't yet become political.
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Beginning in the late s and early s there were new movements within the German punk scene, led by labels like ZickZack Records, from Hamburg. Many of these bands played experimental post-punk , often using synthesizers and computers.
Both are still active, though they've changed their style several times. In response to these developments, some bands played a more aggressive style of punk rock, because they didn't consider the experimental bands Punk. There are few German language bands who managed to be successful for a longer period. Both were formed in the early s but have very different approaches to punk. Digital hardcore band Atari Teenage Riot is particularly well known in the United Kingdom and Japan as well as in German autonomist circles.
Germany has a long and strong history with heavy metal. It is considered by many [ who? The genre is quite popular and mainstream within the country. Germany has a strong tradition of speed metal and power metal.
The European style of power metal, developed in Germany, was popularized by German bands like Blind Guardian , Helloween and Gamma Ray , and gained international recognition. In many cases these bands initially started out playing speed metal, but later switched to power metal. More recently, a new generation of power metal-influenced bands like Masterplan , Orden Ogan , Kissin' Dynamite and Powerwolf is becoming more and more popular in Germany and abroad. Running Wild are also considered a pioneer of the pirate metal genre with the release of their album Under Jolly Roger , which was one of the first pirate-themed heavy metal albums.
Three local variants of metal subgenres exist in Germany.
Medieval metal , a branch of folk metal , incorporates German traditional music with industrial metal. It combines the common sound of metal with elements of gothic and industrial music as well as electronic samples and is mostly sung in German. It is known for morbid and provocative lyrical themes and over-the-top stage shows often featuring fire, pyrotechnic, stunts and other special effects. It draws its audience from both the metal and goth scene.
Some bands, especially Rammstein and Oomph! Medieval metal or medieval rock is a subgenre of folk metal that blends hard rock or heavy metal music with medieval folk music. Medieval metal is mostly restricted to Germany where it is known as Mittelalter-Metal or Mittelalter-Rock. The genre emerged from the middle of the s with contributions from Subway to Sally , In Extremo , Schandmaul and Wolgemut.
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The style is characterised by the prominent use of a wide variety of traditional folk and medieval instruments. Germany is the home of a vivid Goth scene, and has a large scene of musicians from the spectrum who are typically known as Goth musicians. Leipzig is home of the largest event of this subculture worldwide called the Wave-Gotik-Treffen , regularly hosting 25, attendants. Neue Deutsche Todeskunst engl. Germany has the largest electronic music scene in the world [ citation needed ] and has a long tradition in and influence on almost all genres of electronic music.
The band Kraftwerk was one of the first bands in the world to make music entirely on electronic equipment, and the band Tangerine Dream is often credited as being among the originators and primary influences of the "Berlin School" of electronic music, which would later influence trance music. Artists on the cutting edge of German-language techno include Klee. In the s, Germany was one of the most successful contributors to the Eurodance genre, with notable German-based acts including Snap!
He nowadays is one of the most famous performers of electronic music. Trance music is a style of electronic music that originated in Germany in the very late s and early s, upon German unification. Following the development of trance music in Germany, many Trance genres stemmed from the original trance music and most trance genres developed in Germany, most notably " Anthem trance " or also called "uplifting" or "epic" trance, progressive trance , and " Ambient trance".
One of the most notable event referring to this scene was the Love Parade festival with up to 1. Scooter are by far the most successful German dance act, having found huge national and international success. Germany became a hotbed for klezmer music in the s, and has produced many of the most popular bands in the field since then.
Controversially, many or most of the German klezmer bands are not, in fact, Jewish. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Overview of music traditions in Germany. Main articles: minnesinger and meistersinger. Main article: Chorale. Main article: German opera. Main article: Baroque music. Main article: Classical music era. Main articles: Romantic music and lieder. Main articles: Cabaret and Kabarett. Main article: Swing Movement in Nazi Germany. Main article: Rock music in Germany. Main article: Neue Deutsche Welle. Main article: Hamburger Schule. President Fun Factory Sash!
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