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Subject Index / Music / Musical genres, styles, eras and events

Background Information

SOS Children, which runs nearly 200 sos schools in the developing world, organised this selection. SOS Children has looked after children in Africa for forty years. Can you help their work in Africa?

Different styles and types of music ranging from Classical to the Eurovision song contest to medieval music and alternative rock.

Alternative rock American popular music Atonality
Country music Eurovision Song Contest Folk music
Glastonbury Festival Gregorian chant Jazz
Live 8 Live Aid Medieval music
Music Music of Africa Music of Antigua and Barbuda
Music of Dominica Music of India Music of Italy
Music of Pakistan Music of the Trecento Radio 1's Big Weekend
Ragtime Rapping Reggae
Renaissance music Rhythm and blues Salsa music
Soukous The Proms Tone cluster
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