Is classical music a higher form of music than rock music? Classical music certainly is more complex. However...I always wonder why the rock musicians are millionares. Most of them don't even know how to read music. They don't spend years taking lessons and seem to master their instruments.
A guitarist in my favorite rock band, only took a couple of guitar lessons...yet now he is considered one of the best guitarists in rock and is a millionaire.
I like both forms of music, but I have always wondered about this.
I guess the real art in rock, is the creativity of coming up with something that the public likes. I would say that rock music is the dominant music in the western world today. I wonder why that is. Is it because of the strong beat in rock? Or because it is easier for people to listen to? Or maybe because the rock compositions (overall) are shorter?
Is the electric guitar easier to master than symphony instruments?
I would like to hear what some of you think on this topic.
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