Music Genres Requiring the Most Skilled ArtistsFlav This list is about the art in music and how skilled good artists of the genres have to be to make a good song. This contains the complexity, creativity and variety of the composition, the skill of playing of the instruments and the deepness of the lyrics.
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Metal is alike skill-requiring as classical music (not as popular maybe) and very similar in composition!
Once my piano-teacher said: "if beethoven was born in these times he would be a metal-head. the complex structures of music and deep seizing sounds are in todays music in no other genre than metal."
(by the way: she didn't like metal that much, but she kinda admired it) - Flav
You have to play loud, fast and agressive in metal!
KOh yeah, METAL taes a lot of talent
Metal can be called contemporary classical music for many reasons. Most of the metal subgenres are even more demanding than classical. A classical singer and voice teacher said that many metal singers "sustain much higher and much longer than operatic singers are ever required to. It’s not just the microphone that makes this possible. These guys are singing their guts out with incredible commitment. Intention is a very powerful thing."
I know this is true. I don't even start talking about metal drumming and guitar playing. - Metal_Treasure
Good classical music is balm for the soul.
In todays main-music the complexity and variety got unfortunately lost, but this genre showcases polyphonys, tempo and scalar transpositions, arrangements of patterns, musically impressive instrument-plays and all in all with harmony and beautiful sound.
It's similar to metal, but not that loud and aggressive. - Flav
Metal only needs drums, bass, guitar, and vocals for talent. Entire orchestras eave to learn their instrument. - 445956
The King of musicgenres. There is also crappy jazz, but the good jazz is about making the most complex harmonys sound awesome!
To be a good jazz-artist you must be really talented. not only on playing the instrument, also you should have many skills to improvise riffs, which matches perfectly to the other instrument-improvisations. you must follow strict rules, but also you have such freedom in playing.
I don't like or listen to jazz, but even though this is my number-one on this list.
(in fact: this list is about how skilled artists in genres must be, not which genre is your favorite. I think there are too much people not understanding this and voting for E.G. house... but that's just my opinion) - Flav
Eric Clapton anyone? This needs to be at least in the Top 5! - Lemoon
Classically trained performers (most often operatic superstars) sing popular songs, folk music, show tunes, or holiday songs. Example - Jackie Evancho. - Metal_Treasure
I think the music itself (except the beat) isn't very talented. but there are artists which make this genre with the deepness of their lyrics incredible.
But also there are artists whose lyrics came straight out of someones posterior...
I'm no fan of this genre, but it has its advantages. - Flav
This genre obviously requires the most talent. - SwagFlicks
Its not just noise and pressinf buttons! I think live djing is not much talent BUT producing is really hard! (I know many djs are good but like skrillex, I think they even prerecorded their sets! ) by the way. I love Skrillex :D
Least skillful of all! Well, that and rap.
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