English is a West Germanic language that is spoken in many parts of the world. It was originated in Anglo-Saxon England and it is spread to different regions of the world because of military, economic, scientific, political and cultural influence of the British Empire. Traditional music of the British Isles is mainly evolved in Ireland, Scotland and Wales. There are English folk musicians who are highly respected and have given some remarkable composition to the English folk music.
During the medieval age, the English Music was widespread and comprised of Church music, popular and folk music. Later on Reformation has affected the Religious and Church music to a great extent. At the times of the Shakespearean era, there was a lot of variety in English music that is capable of portraying different emotions. This era is marked by the lots of plays and each play whether it is comedy or tragedy, used music extensively throughout. It involved creating the music either at the back of the stage or on the stage itself.
Many composers have composed remarkable songs by using English music chants for creating more complex works. For example the composer William Bryd had compiled the complex piece Mass for Four Voices. New genres of popular music like the brass bands and the Music hall had become popular during the industrialization age.
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