What are the classifications of music?


What are the classifications of music?

Classification of Music:

The Hornbostel-Sachs instrument classification system, created by Erich Moritz von Hornbostel and Curt Sachs is arguably the most widely used system for classifying music based on the way musical instruments produce sound.

Answer and Explanation:

Traditionally, there are five different categories of music depending on the manner in which the musical instrument creates the sound. They are:


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