Music plays a prominent role in the life of the Italians,and hence here we are with quick Italian music facts. Love for music also reflected in and through the spiritual and material culture of the Italians. Music has entered into all the spheres of life. Their most famous masters in the making of musical instruments are already mentioned Bartolomeo Cristofori from the passages from the 17th to the 18th century. -Andrea Amati and the sons Antonio and Girolamo, Antonio Stradivari and Giuseppe Guarneri, are world famous masters in the making of the violin.
Italian music, from opera (like La Traviata) to favorite music, is everyday in Italian life. They carry it all along. The game, which is closely related to music, is the same. Not only in Italy, but they also brought it with them to other areas where they settled. Even today, in Italy, the Italians took and celebrated the tarantella; followed by a mandolin, an Italian guitar.
There are a lot of various forms of Italian music, such as:
- Italian Folk Music
- Italian Opera
- Italian Classical Music
- Sacred Music
- Italian Rock/Popular Music
- Italian Rap Music
The most popular Italian music is Opera. It is traditional music,and it has a lot of respect from all around the world. Here are some music facts about Italian Opera.
An opera is one of the types of theatre where the entire drama is transmitted entirely or mainly through either by singing or via music. The Opera appeared in Italy at the time around 1600 and got primarily associated with music tradition of western classical. However, in general, watching the opera differs from other forms of dramatization by the priority of songs and convention singing techniques. Alongside the singer, they are provided with a musical ensemble which could have a variety from a small instrumental band to a full symphony orchestra. Opera can have dancing, and this is especially true with the French opera. The traditional opera has three types of singing: recitative, declamation and aria, i.e., a singing solo section. A short singing section is also called arioso. Musical instruments accompany all kinds of singing.
Going more deeply into the Italian music facts, singers and their roles are sorted according to the range of voice. A man can be bass, bass-baritone, and baritone. The woman can be alt, mezzo-soprano,and soprano. Each of these species has subspecies. (For example, soprano subspecies: lyric soprano, colored soprano, aspinto soprano, dramatic soprano.) These subspecies help the singer to get the roles that best suit the color and quality of his voice.
The relative importance of word and music in opera has been debated since the 17th century. Visual arts such as painting are used to create a spectacular spectacle, which is considered an essential part of the performance. Also, dancing is often used in opera. Due to all of this, the famous opera composer Richard Wagner gave the opera the great title Gesamtkunstwerk, which could be translated as a “collective work of art.”