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  • Acid breaks
  • Acid house – psychedelic style of house
  • Acid jazz – psychedelic style of jazz influenced heavily by funk and hip-hop production
  • Acid rock – a form of psychedelic rock, characterized with long instrumental solos, few (if any) lyrics and musical improvisation
  • Acid techno – a form of techno that developed out of acid house.
  • Acid trance
  • Adult contemporary – a broad term for any music with lush and soothing qualities, and a focus on melody and harmony.
  • Afropop – a genre of African popular music.
  • Saya – Bolivian music derived from African rhythms
  • Afro-Cuban jazz – style of jazz influenced by traditional Afro-Cuban music.
  • Afrobeat – a large-scaled and energetic combination of West African, highlife, jazz, and funk music.
  • Aguinaldo
  • Akustiline muusika (Acoustic) – a music that solely or primarily uses instruments which produce sound through entirely acoustic means, as opposed to electric or electronic means.
  • Alternatiivkantri – any style of country that deviates from the normal
  • Alternatiivne hip hop – any style of hip hop that deviates from the norm
  • Alternatiivne metal – any style of heavy metal that deviates from the norm
  • Alternatiivne R&B – any style of R&B that deviates from the norm
  • Alternatiivrokk – any style of rock that deviates from the norm
  • Alternative dance – any combination of rock and electronic dance music
  • Ambient house – a combination of acid house and ambient music.
  • Isolationist – style of ambient that uses repetition and dissonance to create a sense of uneasiness
  • Ambient muusika(Ambient) – a form of incredibly slow electronic music that uses long repetitive sounds to generate a sense of calm and atmosphere.
  • Americana – a combination of all forms of roots music – folk, country, and blues
  • Anarcho-punk - punk rock with anarchist themes.
  • Anasheed – Islamic vocal music, usually sung a capella, or accompanied by a daff.
  • Anatoolia rokk - a fusion of Turkish folk and rock
  • Anime muusika – music, usually J-pop, used in anime soundtracks
  • Anti-folk – a mocking subgenre of folk that subverts the earnest, politically-informed lyrics of folk-revivalists.
  • Apala – Nigerian music originally used by the Yoruba people to wake worshippers after fasting during Ramadan.
  • Araabia popp – pop music informed by traditional Arabic styles.
  • Argentina rokk – rock music informed by traditional Argentine styles.
  • Ars antiqua – European music from the Late Middle Ages, which advanced concepts of rhythm.
  • Ars nova – style of French music from the Late Middle Ages, rejected fiercely by the Catholic Church.
  • Ars subtilior – style of French music from the Late Middle Ages.
  • Art pop – experimental or avant-garde pop music
  • Art punk – experimental or avant-garde punk music
  • Art rock – experimental or avant-garde rock music
  • Artcore (muusika) – an electronic music genre that mixes instrumental music with DnB and Electro
  • Ashik – music performed by mystic or traveling Turkish, Azerbaijan, Georgian, Armenian, and Iranian bands, using vocals and the saz, performed since ancient times.
  • Austraalia hip hop – hip hop performed by Australians
  • Austraalia kantri – country music performed by Australians
  • Austraalia pubirokk – style of hard rock founded in and drawing on themes native to Australian inner-city and suburban pubs and drinking establishments
  • Avangard jazz – experimental or avant-garde jazz music
  • Avangard metal – experimental or avant-garde heavy metal or hard rock
  • Avangard muusika – music considered to be ahead of its time, often using new, unusual, or experimental elements, or fusing pre-existing genres.
  • Avant-punk – experimental punk music
  • Axé – style of Salvadorian, Bahian, and Brazilian music informed by Afro-Cuban and Afro-Brazilian styles

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  • Bachata – An Afro-Dominican style waltz, consisting of despairing, and romantic ballads, popular among Dominican artists
  • Baggy – a British style that combined alternative rock and acid house, often creating a psychedelic and funky sound
  • Baguala – folk music of the Indians of the Calchaquí valleys of Argentina
  • Baião – a Brazilian rhythmic formula built around the zabumba drum that later combined itself with elements of mestizo, European, and African styles
  • Baila – Sri Lankan style that begun among the Afro-Sinhalese (or Kariff) community
  • Baisha xiyue – orchestral Chinese style used by the Naxi people, often found in Taoist or Confucian ceremonies
  • Bajourou – initially an acoustic style of Malian pop music played at gatherings (particularly weddings), which has since become mostly electronic
  • Bakersfield sound – a raw and gritty country style that acted as a reaction against the slick, overproduced Nashville sound
  • Bal-musette – 19th century style of French accordion-based dance music
  • Musette – French folk dance music
  • Balakadri – Guadeloupean music made from the quadrille, usually performed at balls
  • Balearic beat, also known as Balearic house, electronic dance music that was popular into the mid-1990s.
  • Balkan Brass Band – Serbian music made by soldiers that combined military brass with folk music
  • Baltimore Club – combination of hip hop and house music
  • Bambuco – Colombian style based on waltz and polka
  • Banda – brass-based Mexican music
  • Bangsawan – style of Malay opera based on Indian styles introduced by immigrants
  • Bantowbol – Cameroonian style of accordion music
  • Barbershop muusika – an art song in four part harmony in a capella styling
  • Barcarolle – traditional music style from Italy, sung by venetian gondollers.
  • Barn dance – folk music played in a barnhouse
  • Barokk pop – combination of classical music, orchestral pop, rock, and Baroque music
  • Barokk – style of Western art music made between the 17th and 18th centuries
  • Barynya – Russian folk music style.
  • Bass – styles of EDM with an emphasis on bass, such as drum and bass, bass house, UK garage, and dubstep
  • Bassline – style of speed garage that combines elements of dubstep, particularly its emphasis on bass
  • Batá-rumba – Cuban rumba music that incorporates bata and guaguanco
  • Batucada – an African-influenced style of Brazilian samba
  • Baul – A style of folk music, specially in Bengali region.
  • Beach – Californian genre from the 1950s that combined elements of all popular genres at the time, particularly big band and shag jazz
  • Beat – British fusion of all popular 1960s American styles – R&B, pop, jazz, rock
  • Beatboxing – a capella music created to emulate hip hop beats
  • Beautiful – term of endearment for various easy listening genres
  • Bebop – fast-paced style of jazz popular in the 1940s and 1950s
  • Beguine/Biguine Music style from French territory in the caribbean, Martinique island and precursor of jazz
  • Beiguani muusika – style of Chinese traditional music popular in Taiwan and the province of Zhangzhou
  • Bel canto – a light, sophisticated style of Italian opera singing
  • Bend-skin – urban Cameroonian music
  • Benga muusika – Kenyan popular music based on Luo and Kikuyu folk music
  • Bent edge
  • Berejú – Colombian dance with African origins
  • Berliini koolkonna elektrooniline muusika – heavily experimental electronic music that acted as a more avant-garde form of Krautrock and inspired ambient and New Age music
  • Bhajan – Hindu religious music
  • Bhangra muusika – fusion of South Asian and British popular styles, initially developed by Punjabi Indian-English as a combination of their respective cultural styles, but later used to refer to any South Asian/European fusion
  • Bhangragga – a fusion of bhangra, reggae and dancehall
  • Big beat – 1990s electronic music based on breakbeat with other influences
  • Big band – large orchestras which play a form of swing music
  • BiguineGuadeloupean folk music
  • Bihu – a popular folk music of Assam, India
  • Bikutsi – Cameroonian EDM, originating in the Beti community
  • Biomusic – a form of experimental music which deals with sounds created or performed by living things.
  • Bitpop – electronic music, where at least part of the music is made using old 8-bit computers, game consoles and little toy instruments. Popular choices are the Commodore 64, Game Boy, Atari 2600 and Nintendo Entertainment System.
  • Black metal – Extreme metal known for its lo-fi recording, shrieking vocals, unconventional song structures and dark or supernatural lyrics.
  • Black MIDI – sheet music consisting in huge amount of notes per instrument, generally written in digital MIDI format.
  • Blackened death metal – a fusion between death and black metal
  • Blue-eyed soul – rhythm and blues or soul music performed by white artists.
  • Bluegrass – American country music mixed with Irish and Scottish influences
  • Bluus ballaad – fusion of blues and folk
  • BluusAfrican-American music from the Mississippi Delta area
  • Bluusrokk – a hybrid musical genre combining bluesy improvisations over the 12-bar blues and extended boogie jams with rock and roll styles.
  • Boi – Amazonian folk music
  • Boogaloo
  • Izvorna bosanska|Bosnia pärimusmuusika – Bosnian rural roots music
  • Bossa Nova – a well-known style of Brazilian music, a lyrical fusion of samba and jazz.
  • Bounce – energetic hip-hop music, native to New Orleans, frequently characterized by chromatic tics and "call and response" lyrics
  • Bouncy techno – an upbeat form of electronic dance music.
  • Brass – music performed with brass instruments, prior to the advent of jazz
  • Breakbeat hardcore – a fusion of breakbeat and acid house
  • Breakbeat – a style of EDM known for its 4/4 drum pattern and heavy use of turntable scratching
  • Breakcore – fast and frantic style of breakbeat known for its intentionally diverse range of samples, which make it a hard-to-define genre
  • Breakstep
  • Brega muusika genre of Brazilian popular music
  • Brill Building Sound – a distinct style of jazz and Latin-inspired pop developed in the Brill Building of New York, USA
  • Briti bluus – blues performed by British musicians
  • Briti folkrokk – associated with the folk revival of the 1960s, British folk rock tends to use modern, often electric, instruments alongside or in place of traditional and acoustic folk instruments
  • briti funk – funk performed by the British, often influenced by soul, jazz, and Caribbean music
  • Briti invasioon – British musicians, primarily of the beat movement, who became popular in America during the 1960s
  • Briti pop – British rock music from the 1990s that subverted the depressing themes of the then-popular grunge movement in favor of jangly, optimistic, guitar-pop, often touching on the themes of partying and working class life.
  • Broken beat – EDM played in a syncopated 4/4 rhythm, with punctuated snare beats
  • Brown-eyed soul – soul music performed by Latinos
  • Brukdown – Belizean music inspired by European harmonies, African rhythms, and the call-and-response format
  • Bubblegum dance – fusion of Eurodance and bubblegum pop
  • Bubblegum pop – pop music known for its simplicity, happy and cute lyrics, and emphasis on image rather than substance.
  • Bulerías – fast-paced flamenco music
  • Bullerengue – style of Colombian music with African rithms and chants.
  • Bunraku – Japanese folk music often played at puppet theaters
  • Burger-highlife – style of highlife played by Ghanaian-Germans
  • Burgundia koolkond – group of French, Belgian, and Dutch composers active in the 15th century, known for their secular forms
  • Bush ballad – Australian folk music often dealing with themes of Australian spirit and rebellion
  • Bütsantsi muusika – Greek music performed during the age of the Byzantine Empire, known for its ecclesiastical form

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  • Ca din tulnic – Romanian folk music played with the alpenhorn
  • Ca trù – a style of Vietnamese chamber music performed by one lute player and a geisha-esque female singer, used to entertain wealthy audiences, who would be included in the performances, and to perform in religious ceremonies
  • Cadence rampa – upbeat style of kadans
  • Cadence-lypso – fusion of kadans and calypso
  • Cải lương – modern Vietnamese folk opera
  • Cajun – roots music of Louisiana, USA, inspired by Acadian ballads and Creole
  • Cakewalk
  • Čalgija – Macedonian folk style
  • Calinda – Trinidadian folk music played during practices of the martial art of the same name
  • Calypso – Trinidadian folk music, inspired by both African and French styles, and known for its lyrics dealing with the racist oppression of native Trinidadians at the time
  • Calypso-style baila – fusion of baila and calypso
  • Campursari – Indonesian fusion genre, combining several folk styles with pop music
  • Can Can
  • Candombe – fusion of African and Uruguayan styles developed by African-Uruguayan slaves in the 19th century
  • Cante chico – the vocal component to flamenco music
  • Cante jondo – flamenco music that incorporates deep vocals
  • Canterbury scene – group of British avant-garde, progressive rock, and jazz fusion musicians based in the English city of Canterbury, Kent
  • Cantiga – Portuguese ballad style from the Middle Ages
  • Cantiñas – upbeat form of Andalusian flamenco music
  • Canto livre – Portuguese folk music known for its far-left political messages
  • Cantopop – any Chinese pop music sung in Cantonese
  • Canzone Napoletana – Italian music sung in Neapolitan
  • Capoeira – Brazilian music played during performances of the martial art of the same name
  • Carimbó Music and dance from the north east of Brazil
  • Cariso – Trinidadian folk music, often considered an early form of calypso
  • Karnataka muusika – southern Indian classical music
  • Carnavalito
  • Carol – a festive song, often sung on Christmas or, rarely, Easter
  • Cartageneras – a style of flamenco known for its focus on folklore
  • Cavacha – style of rhythm popular in Kenyan and Zairean music
  • Celempungan – Sudanese folk music
  • Cha-cha-cha muusika – Cuban folk music
  • Chacarera – Argentinian folk and dance music
  • Chakacha – music of the Swahili people of Kenya and Tanzania
  • Chalga – fusion of Bulgarian etno-pop and dance music with Eastern and Arab elements, popular in Southern Bulgaria
  • Chamamé – style of Argentinian, Mesopotamian, and Brazilian folk music
  • Chamarrita – style of Argentinian and Uruguayan folk music
  • Champeta – African-Colombian folk music
  • Jamrieng samai – Cambodian pop music
  • Changüí – Cuban music that fused African and Spanish styles
  • Chanson – French vocal-driven music
  • Chant – singing or speaking rhythmically to a very small number of pitches
  • Chap hop – a variety of music originating from England that mixes the hip hop genre with elements from the Chappist or steampunk subcultures
  • Charanga – traditional Cuban dance music
  • Charanga-vallenata – fusion of charanga, vallenata, and salsa
  • Charikawi – music accompanying of the dance of the same name of the Garifuna people of west Africa
  • Charleston (dance)
  • Chầu văn – a downtempo, trance-inducing style of Vietnamese folk music
  • Chèo – a style of musical theater performed by Vietnamese peasants
  • Chicago bluus – blues music performed by Chicago inhabitants
  • Chicago house – house music performed by Chicago inhabitants
  • Chicago soul – soul music performed by Chicago inhabitants
  • Chicken scratch – fusion of Native American, White American, Mexican, and European styles, performed by the Native American Tohono O'odham people
  • Lastemuusika – any music marketed towards children
  • Chill-out – umbrella term for electronic music with a slow tempo, designed to calm people after raves
  • Chillwave – indie pop style known for its looped synths and calming effects
  • Chiptune – Electronic music that is made on vintage computers/game systems or emulations thereof. May also refer to electronic music that uses samples from video games or vintage computers.
  • Choro – fast-paced Brazilian pop music
  • Chouval bwa – Martinican folk music
  • Chowtal – north Indian folk music performed during the Phagwa or Holi festival
  • Kristlik alternatiivrokk – fusion of Christian and alternative rock
  • Kristlik kantri – fusion of Christian and country music
  • Kristlik hardcore – fusion of Christian and hardcore punk rock
  • Kristlik hip-hop – hip hop with Christian themes
  • Kristlik metal – fusion of Christian and heavy metal rock
  • Kristlik muusika – any music with overt Christian themes
  • Kristlik punk – fusion of Christian and punk rock
  • Kristlik rokk – rock music with Christian themes
  • Kristlik ska – ska music with Christian themes
  • Chula
  • Chumba – folk and dance style of the Garifuna people of west Africa
  • Church musicKirikumuusika
  • Chut-kai-pang – fusion of chutney, calypso, and parang
  • Chutney Soca – fusion of chutney and soca music
  • Chutney pop – Caribbean pop music that fuses calypso and cadence with several Indian styles
  • Tuva kõrilaul – style of throat singing performed by the Tuva people of Siberia, created to mimic the chirps of crickets
  • Cielito
  • Cifra
  • Klassikaline kantri – umbrella term for country music released before the use of the term to describe it
  • Classic female blues – an early form of blues music known for its female vocalists
  • Klassitsism – a clearer, slicker form of Western art music performed in the 18th and 19th centuries, known for its emphasis on homophones and melody
  • Klassikaline muusika – umbrella term for Western art music known for its use of large orchestras and staff notation
  • Close harmony – any music with notes performed in a close range
  • Coladeira – Cape Verdean folk music
  • Coldwave – French post-punk
  • Combined rhythm – Dutch Antillean folk music inspired by zouk, merengue, and soca
  • Koomiline muusika – any music that incorporates heavy themes of humor and comedy
  • Koomiline räpp – fusion of comedy and hip hop music
  • Koomiline rokk – fusion of comedy and rock music
  • Koomiline ooper – fusion of comedy and opera music
  • Compas – a modernized form of Haitian meringue music
  • Concerto – a three-part classical piece in which one instrument takes lead and is backed by an orchestra
  • Conga – Cuban music played to accompany the dance of the same name
  • Conjunto – fusion of Mexican and German styles developed by Mexican-Americans who had bought German instruments in Texas
  • Contemporary Christian music – pop music with overt Christian themes
  • Contemporary R&B – a style of R&B music popular in the 21st century that combines soul-inspired vocals with hip-hop and EDM-inspired production
  • Contradanza – 19th century Cuban dance music
  • Cool jazz – a relaxed, downtempo form of jazz heavily inspired by classical music, that existed as a reaction to the fast-paced bebop
  • Coon song – music about black stereotypes
  • Corrido – Mexican storytelling ballad
  • Kantribluus – fusion of country and blues music
  • Country folkKantrifolk – fusion of country and folk music
  • Kantripop – fusion of country and pop music
  • Kantriräpp – fusion of country and hip hop music
  • Kantrirokk – fusion of country and rock music
  • Kantrimuusika – American roots music played with acoustic guitars, banjos, fiddles, and harmonicas
  • Coupé-Décalé – Ivorian-French EDM drawing on zouk and African influences
  • Cowpunk – fusion of country and punk rock music
  • Kreeta muusika – Greek folk music performed by inhabitants of the island of Crete
  • Crossover thrash – fusion of thrash metal and hardcore punk
  • Crunk – fusion of hip hop and EDM, known for its heavy basslines and shouted, call-and-response vocals
  • Crunkcore – fusion of crunk and screamo
  • Crust punk – fusion of anarcho- and hardcore punk and extreme metal
  • Csárdás – Hungarian folk music
  • Cuándo – Chilean folk music genre.
  • Cuarteto – Argentinian merengue music, originating in the city of Cordoba, and influenced also by Spanish and Italian styles
  • Rumba
  • Cueca – umbrella term for Argentinian, Chilean, and Bolivian styles
  • Puya – traditional music style from Colombia
  • Cumbia villera – cumbia performed by inhabitants of the shantytowns of Buenos Aires
  • Cumbia – fusion of Colombian folk music and African and Spanish styles bought from slaves and colonists, respectively
  • Currulao

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  • Dabke – Arabic folk dance music, often played at weddings
  • Dadra – light vocal style of Hindustani classical music, originating from the Bundelkhand region
  • Dadra tala – a style of Hindustani classical music which utilizes six beats in two equal rows of three
  • Daina – Latvian folk music
  • Daina – Lithuanian folk music
  • Dance – any music designed to make the listener dance. Also known as club music, an offshoot to electronic music which gave rise to EDM.
  • Dance-pop – pop music with an emphasis on dance rhythms, fusion of dance and pop musical styles.
  • Dance-punk – a grittier and rawer form of new wave music, linked heavily to the contemporary indie scene
  • Dance-rock – fusion of post-punk and post-disco, linked heavily to the new wave
  • Dancehall – Jamaican pop music that abandons reggae's roots influences for a slicker, EDM-inspired production
  • Dangdut – melodic and heavily optimistic form of Indonesian pop
  • Danger – any music that will, somehow, potentially harm either the performers or the audience, linked heavily to noise rock
  • Dansband – Swedish folk music
  • Danza – Puerto Rican style of music that accompanies the ballroom-influenced dance of the same name
  • Danzón – Cuban dance music
  • Dappan koothu – Indian folk dance music, popular in the states of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu, often used as filmi music in the movies produced in those states
  • Dark ambient – style of ambient music that creates a feeling of dread and foreboding, rather than the relaxation given off by most ambient
  • Dark cabaret – fusion of cabaret and gothic rock
  • Punk Cabaret – a fusion of musical theater and cabaret style music with the aggressive, raw nature of punk rock.
  • Dark pop – fusion of industrial/goth rock synthesizers with hip hop/techno drums
  • Dark rock – fusion of gothic and alternative rock
  • Dark wave – excessively pessimistic style of post-punk, which relied on tales of realistic sorrow, rather than the fantasy elements of the then-popular gothic rock
  • Darkcore – chaotic and sinister style of jungle, which relied on pitch-shifting and horror movie audio samples
  • Darkstep – style of darkcore jungle that takes its signature sinister feel and fuses it with upbeat breakbeats and ambient noises, creating an excessively chaotic tone
  • De dragoste – Romanian love music
  • Death metal – Extreme metal known for its distorted guitar structure, growling vocals, blast beat drumming and dark or violent lyrics.
  • Death rock – style of gothic rock known for its scratchy guitars, and lyrics focusing on supernatural and pessimistic themes, sometimes delving into intentionally campy horror themes
  • Death-doom – fusion of death and doom metal
  • Deathcore – fusion of death metal and metalcore
  • Deathgrind – fusion of death metal and grindcore
  • Décima – Hispanic genre of sung poetry
  • Deep Funk
  • Deep house – form of Chicago house, inspired by jazz and soul music
  • Delta blues – blues music performed by inhabitants of the Mississippi Delta
  • Descarga – a genre of improvised Afro-Cuban music
  • Desi – a style of Hindustani classical raga, associated with the Asavari and Kafi thaat
  • Detroit blues – blues music performed by inhabitants of Detroit, Michigan, USA
  • Detroit techno – techno performed by inhabitants of Detroit, Michigan, USA
  • Dhamar – a tala used in Hindustani classical music, associated with the dhrupad style, and played on a pakhawaj
  • Dhrupad – vocal style of Hindustani classical music, considered the oldest still being performed today
  • Dhun – a light instrumental form of Hindustani classical music
  • Diablada – Telluric Bolivian folk music style.
  • Digital hardcore – fusion of hardcore punk and hardcore techno, known for its far-left lyrics
  • Dirge – a song of mourning, often played at a funeral
  • Dirty rap – hip hop with sexual and pornographic themes
  • Disco polo – Polish disco music
  • Disco – a form of music to dance to with elements of soul, pop and salsa.
  • Diva house – style of house popular in LGBT nightclubs
  • Dixieland – an early form of jazz developed in New Orleans, USA
  • Djent – subgenre of progressive metal known for its elastic power chords
  • Doina – Romanian folk music, informed by Middle Eastern styles
  • Dondang Sayang – love ballads from the Malaysian state of Malacca, influenced by Portuguese styles
  • Donegal fiddle tradition – an Irish style of fiddle-playing from the Donegal county
  • Dongjing – Chinese traditional music of Nakhi people of the Yunnan province
  • Doo-wop – a simplistic and pop-oriented form of R&B known for its vocal harmonies and little to no instrumentation
  • Doom metal – A style of heavy metal known for its low-tuned sound, slow tempos, clean and non-growled vocals and pessimistic lyrics
  • Funeral doom – incredibly slow style of doom metal, made to mimic funeral music
  • Downtempo – a slow-paced style of electronic music that differs from ambient in that it also has a beat and rhythm
  • Dementia – bizarre form of comedic avant-garde played by Dr. Demento
  • Dream pop – an atmospheric and melodic style of indie pop that makes the audience feel dreamy
  • Drill music - Chicago rap, see Drill (music genre) for more
  • Drone metal – fusion of drone and heavy metal music
  • Drone – experimental style of minimalism, known for drawn-out and repetitive tones, giving it a droning feel
  • Drum and bass – style of EDM known for rapid-fire breakbeats and heavy basslines
  • Drumstep – fusion of drum and bass and dubstep
  • Dub – subgenre of reggae in which pre-existing tracks are heavily remixed, emphasizing the drum and bass (or riddim) and dubbing snippets from other works
  • Dubstep – dub-inspired subgenre of UK garage known for its heavy basslines and reverberant drums
  • Brostep – an aggressive and metal-influenced style of dubstep popular in America
  • Dubtronica – fusion of dub and EDM
  • Dunedin Sound – style of indie pop based in Dunedin, New Zealand
  • Dunun – family of west African drums
  • Dutch jazz – jazz performed by Dutch musicians

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  • Gabber – a faster, more anarchistic, form of house music designed to counter the pretentious Dutch house scene of the 1980s
  • Early – umbrella term for any music made from the prehistoric era until the advent of baroque music
  • Easy listening – pop style aimed at older listeners
  • Epic – modern classical-like music derived from a wide array of genres, primarily trailer music.
  • Eksperimentaalne hip hop – fusion of experimental and hip hop music
  • Eksperimentaalne metal – umbrella term for aggressive, non-commercial forms of heavy metal
  • Experimental – any music that breaches contemporary standards of music
  • Eksperimentaalne pop – fusion of experimental and pop music
  • Eksperimentaalne rokk – fusion of experimental and rock music
  • Electro backbeat – any EDM which utilizes a 4/4 drum pattern
  • Electro Blues - mix of blues and electronic dance music
  • Electro house
  • Electro – early form of EDM which made its sounds intentionally robotic and computer-like, usually to channel a theme of transhumanism
  • Electro swing – fusion of EDM and swing-jazz
  • Electro-industrial – a style of post-industrial which used heavily produced and layered synths
  • Electroclash – fusion of 1980s synthpop and 1990s techno
  • Electronic body music – EDM-informed style of post-industrial
  • Electronic dance – EDM; a fusion of electronic and dance music
  • Electronica – popular music that includes electronic instruments
  • Electronicore – fusion of electronic and post-hardcore/metalcore music
  • Electropop – fusion of electronic and pop music
  • Electropunk – fusion of electronic and punk music
  • Electric blues – style of blues played with electric instruments, most notably the electric guitar
  • Elektrooniline muusika – music that utilizes electronic instruments, such as the synthesizer, Theremin, and computer
  • Elektrooniline rokk – fusion of electronic and rock music
  • Emo pop – fusion of emo and pop punk
  • Emo – heavily emotional and pessimistic style of post-hardcore punk
  • Enka – a popular, modern adaptation of traditional Japanese music
  • Eremwu eu – work songs of the female bakers of the Garifuna people of west Africa
  • Ethereal wave – atmospheric subgenre of dark wave
  • Euro disco – European disco music, which incorporated elements of pop rock and synthpop
  • Euro house – European house music, usually a house-based form of Eurodance or Euro disco
  • Eurobeat – antecedent to Italo disco
  • Eurodance – European dance music and evolution of Euro disco that adapted elements of house and hi-NRG
  • Europop – European pop music
  • Eurotrance – European trance music, usually a fusion of Eurodance with uplifting trance and/or hard trance.
  • Exotica – fusion of many popular international genres from the 1950s marketed at Americans, who were attracted to the exotic label

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  • Fado – Portuguese folk music, often touching on the themes of melancholia and working class struggles
  • Falak – Afghan, Tajik, and Pakistani religious folk music
  • Fandango – Spanish music made to accompany the upbeat dance of the same name
  • Farruca – a light form of flamenco
  • Festejo – a festive form of Afro-Peruvian music
  • Filk – style of folk (sometimes expanding to other genres) with heavy science-fiction or fantasy themes
  • Filmi-ghazal – fusion of filmi and ghazal poetry
  • Filmi – Indian film scores
  • Fingerstyle – the act of plucking guitar strings with the fingertips
  • Flamenco – popular style of Spanish folk dance music developed in Andalusia by Romani-Spanish (or Gitanos), but latter expanding to the general Spanish populus
  • Folk jazz – fusion of folk and jazz music
  • Folk metal – fusion of folk and heavy metal rock
  • Urban Folk
  • Folk – broad term used to refer to the traditional music of an ethnic group, usually that performed by the working class
  • Folk pop – fusion of folk and pop music
  • Folk punk – fusion of folk and punk rock
  • Folk rokk – fusion of folk and rock music
  • Folktronica – fusion of folk and electronic music
  • Forró – popular Brazilian folk dance music
  • Foxtrot
  • Franco-country – style of country music performed by French-Canadians
  • Freak folk – experimental style of folk, often folk-rock
  • Freakbeat – a frantic, raw style of beat and British Invasion music
  • Free jazz – freely improvised jazz music
  • Free tekno – style of techno developed by anarchists
  • Tekno
  • French house – house music produced by French artists
  • Frevo – umbrella term for Brazilian dance styles associated with the Brazilian Carnivale
  • Fuji – Nigerian folk music
  • Funaná – Cape Verdean accordion-based dance music
  • Funk metal – fusion of funk and heavy metal rock
  • Funk rock – fusion of funk and rock music
  • Funk – combination of elements of blues, jazz, and soul with the melodies and harmonies stripped in order to emphasize the bass guitar
  • Funky house – fusion of funk and house music
  • Furniture music – a calming, live form of background music
  • Fusion jazz – fusion of jazz and rock music
  • Future Bass – This genre stems from trap, juke and UK garage. it is focused on 808 drums and sawtooth synths
  • Future garage – style of UK garage that fused it with elements of all other contemporary EDM styles
  • Futurepop – style of EDM known for its similarities to synthpop and uplifting trance, as well as its heavy sampling

G[muuda | muuda lähteteksti]

  • G-funk – style of West Coast gangster rap
  • Gaana – upbeat Tamil dance song performed at celebrations
  • Gagaku – any Japanese classical music played for the Imperial Court
  • Kagok – Korean folk music
  • Gaita Zuliana – diverse form of Venezuelan folk
  • Galant – intentionally simplistic style of Western classical music designed to counter the increasingly complex Baroque music of the 18th century
  • Gamelan bebonangan – Balinese style of gamelan that utilizes a 7-tone scale and cymbals
  • Gamelan degung – Sundanese style of gamelan that uses the pegog scale
  • Gender wayang – Balinese style of gamelan
  • Gamelan gong kebyar – Balinese style of gamelan known for its explosive changes in tempo
  • Jegog – gamelan played with bamboo-based instruments
  • Joged bumbung – fusion of gamelan and joged
  • Gamelan salendro – West Javan gamelan
  • Gamelan selunding – Balinese style of gamelan
  • Gamelan semar pegulingan – Balinese style of gamelan
  • Gamelan – Indonesian classical music
  • Balinese Gamelan – Javanese and Balinese style made from xylophones, drums, and plucked strings
  • Gammaldans – wide variety of traditional Nordic dance music, and modernized versions created by Nordic-Americans
  • Gandrung – traditional Indonesian dance music
  • Mafioso rap – subgenre of gangsta rap that focuses on organized crime
  • Gangster rap – hip hop that deals with illegal activity
  • Gar – Tibetan chanting and dancing
  • Garage house – heavily polished style of American house
  • Garage rock – raw and energetic style of rock, often practised by high school bands in garages
  • Garba – Gujarati music and dance
  • Gato – style of music folk dance popular in Argentina and Uruguay
  • Music drama – an artwork that covers all forms of art
  • Ghazal – Arabic (particularly Pakistani) angst-ridden poetry, often accompanied by music
  • Ghetto house – form of Chicago house known for its sexually explicit lyrics
  • Ghettotech – fusion of Chicago house, Miami bass, electro, glitch, and techno
  • Girl group – any all-female pop or rock group
  • Glam metal – a subgenre of heavy metal with elements of glam rock, hard rock and pop rock.
  • Glam punk – fusion of glam and punk rock
  • Glam rock – loosely defined pop rock which included heavy themes of gender-bending and androgyny
  • Glitch – style of EDM based around samples of malfunctioning technology in order to create an intentionally harsh sound
  • Gnawa – Islamic African religious music
  • Go-go – style of funk known for its syncopated rhythms and call-and-response vocals
  • Goa trance – fusion of trance music and traditional Indian styles
  • Gong chime – any music performed with high-pitched pot gongs, usually Southeast Asian styles
  • Goombay – Bahamian drum music
  • Goregrind – style of grindcore known for its lyrical focus on gore and forensics
  • Goshu ondo – traditional Japanese dance music from the Meiji era
  • Gospel – modernization religious music
  • Gothic metal – fusion of gothic rock and heavy metal
  • Gothic rock – style of post-punk, heavily inspired by Gothic art
  • Grebo – a short-lived British style of garage rock from the 1990s
  • Neo kyma – style of classical Greek music from the 1960s with French influences
  • Gregorian chant – a capella, religious chant used by the Roman Catholic Church
  • Grime – fusion of hip hop and UK garage
  • Grindcore – fusion of death metal and hardcore punk with indecipherable vocals.
  • Cybergrind – fusion of grindcore and industrial
  • Groove metal – style of heavy metal that took elements of thrash, but played at mid-tempo, making a slower, groovier sound
  • Group Sounds – Japanese pop from the 1961s, inspired heavily by British beat and American bubblegum pop
  • Grunge – minimalist style of alternative metal, known for its heavily distorted guitars and angst-ridden lyrics
  • Grupera – American rock-inspired Mexican rock
  • Guajira – Cuban country music, performed in rural communities
  • Guarania – Paraguayan music style also popular in Brazil
  • Gumbe – Guinea-Bissaun folk music
  • Gunchei – Central American music played to accompany the garifauna dance of the same name
  • Gunka – Japanese military music
  • Guoyue – modernized Chinese traditional music
  • Gwo ka – Guadaloupean drum music
  • Gwo ka moderne – modernized form of gwo ka
  • Gypsy jazz – Roma-French style of jazz
  • Gypsy punk – Romani style of punk rock

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  • Habanera – African-American style based on Cuban contredanza
  • Halling – Norwegian folk music made to accompany the dance of the same name
  • Hambo – Swedish folk music made to accompany the dance of the same name
  • Hamburger Schule – style of alternative rock based in Hamburg, Germany
  • Happy hardcore – incredibly fast, upbeat, and optimistic style of hardcore techno
  • Yaraví a style of Ecuatorian folk music, slow tempo and Andean origin
  • Hard bop – style of bebop informed by gospel, R&B and blues
  • Hard rock – Loud, bluesy, distorted, and technically proficient form of rock
  • Hard trance – heavy, reverberating style of trance music
  • Hardcore hip hop – aggressive and confrontational form of hip hop
  • Hardcore punk – heavy metal-informed style of punk
  • Hardcore techno – style of techno known for distorted, industrial-esque beats
  • Hardstep – gritty, heavy style of drum & bass
  • Hardstyle – intense, heavy style of EDM known for its heavy kick-drums and reversed basslines
  • Dubstyle – fusion of dubstep and hardstyle
  • Hasapiko – Greek folk dance music, originating in Constantinople
  • Hát tuồng (Hát bôi) – Vietnamese opera
  • Heartland rock – style of rock known for its minimalism, straightforwardness, and concern with the American working class
  • Heavy metal – technically proficient, fast-paced, aggressive form of hard rock
  • Hi-NRG – uptempo, fast-paced style of EDM known for a reverberating, four-on-the-floor rhythm
  • Highlife – Ghanan style that married traditional African forms with Western pop
  • Hiina muusika – any music performed by Chinese people
  • Hiina rokk – rock music performed by Chinese people, often fused with traditional styles
  • Hindustani classical – Northern Indian classical music
  • Hip hop – combination of funk, poetry and innovative DJ techniques, particularly sampling of pre-recorded material
  • Hip house – fusion of hip hop and house music
  • Hiphop
  • Hiplife – fusion of highlife and hip hop
  • Hiragasy – style of music and dance performed by troupes of relatives for day-long periods by the Merina people of Madagascar
  • Honky-tonk – crisp, clean form of country
  • Honkyoku – religious music performed by Japanese Zen Buddhists
  • Hora – Romani folk music
  • Hora lungă – improvisational Romani folk music
  • Hornpipe – music played to accompany the British naval dance of the same name
  • Horror punk – punk that is lyrically inspired by 1950s horror B-movies, often in an ironic way
  • Horrorcore – hip hop known for dark, horror-inspired lyrics
  • House – a relaxed, disco-informed style of EDM
  • Huayño – Peruvian folk music
  • Huella – folk Music from Argentina and Uruguay
  • Hula – Hawaiian folk music made to accompany the dance of the same name
  • Humppa – Finnish jazz style
  • Hunguhungu – folk music performed by Garifuna women
  • Hyangak – Korean court music from the Three Kingdoms period
  • Hyphy – fast-paced style of hip hop from the San Francisco Bay Area

I[muuda | muuda lähteteksti]

  • Icaro – music sung in healing ceremonies of the Shipibo-Conibo people of Peru
  • East Coast blues – umbrella term for any blues music made by inhabitants of the American East Coast, usually used to refer to the New York or Piedmont scenes
  • East Coast hip hop – any hip hop produced by inhabitants of New York
  • Igbo – any music performed by the Igbo people of Nigeria
  • Irish folk – traditional music of the Irish people
  • Illbient – form of ambient inspired by dub in its use of layering and hip hop in its use of sampling
  • Impressionist – style of Western art music inspired by the visual arts movement of the same name
  • Improvisational – any kind of music that is made up on the spot
  • Indie – music that is formed around an idea of remaining on the underground and a DIY ethic
  • Indie folk – fusion of indie rock and folk music
  • Indie pop – a melodic, often angst-free and optimistic, form of pop-rock associated with the indie scene
  • Indie rock – generic term for rock music linked to the indie subculture
  • Indietronica – fusion of indie rock and EDM
  • Indo jazz – fusion of jazz and traditional Indian music
  • Industriaal hip hop – fusion of industrial and hip hop music
  • Industriaal metal – fusion of industrial and heavy metal music
  • Industrial death metal – fusion of industrial and death metal
  • Industrial – early form of electronica that linked avant-garde electronic experimentation to punk rock energy, vocalisation, and ethics. Industrial spawned an indulgence in darkness, horror, and even fascism (although often not seriously) that carried over into goth, emo, and metalhead culture
  • Industriaal muusikal – musical theater performed by the workers of a company to promote teamwork
  • Industriaal rock – fusion of industrial and rock music
  • Instrumentaalrokk – any rock music that neglects vocals
  • Instrumental – music that had no lyrics
  • Intelligent dance – more experimental and intellectual form of electronica so called to distinguish itself from the commercialist trends in rave music
  • Inuit – any music performed by the Inuit people of Greenland and Canada
  • Irish rebel – Irish folk with an emphasis on Irish republicanism
  • Isicathamiya – a capella form of singing used by the Zulu people of South Africa
  • Islamic music
  • Italo dance – an optimistic form of Eurodance that developed in Italy
  • Italo disco – form of disco developed in Italy that lead to the creation of modern EDM
  • Italo house – Italian house music that followed on from Italo disco

J[muuda | muuda lähteteksti]

  • J-Pop – pop music made by the Japanese
  • Jaipongan – music made to accompany the dance of the same name of Sundanese people of Indonesia
  • Jam – a type of band that plays long instrumental tracks, often improvised, called 'jams'
  • Jangle pop – style of indie pop known for its uplifting, 'jangly' sounds
  • Japanoise – noise music from Japan
  • Jarana yucateca – traditional Yucatán dance music
  • Jarocho – Mexican dance and song style from Veracruz
  • Jazz fusion – any music that fuses something with jazz, particularly jazz-rock
  • Jazz rap – fusion of jazz and hip hop
  • Jazz-funk – fusion of jazz and funk music
  • Jazz – a type of music that originated in the late 19th and early 20th century in the Southern United States
  • Jenkka – Finnish folk dance music
  • Jesus – style of CCM developed by the American hippie-based Jesus Movement
  • Jig – uptempo Irish folk dance music
  • Jing ping – Dominican folk dance music developed by slave during European colonialism
  • Jingle – short, catchy song used in advertising
  • Jit – Zimbabwean pop music
  • Jitterbug – any music that accompanied the dance of the same name
  • Jive – swing music used to accompany the African-American ballroom dance of the same name
  • Joged – Balinese dance music
  • Joik – style of Sami folk music
  • Joropo – Venezuelan waltz
  • Jota – Spanish folk dance music
  • Jug – African-American folk music made from household objects such as jugs, spoons, and washboards
  • Incidental – music played in the background of a film or play
  • Jùjú – Nigerian pop music
  • Juke joint blues – fusion of blues and soul
  • Jump blues – uptempo blues music played with horns
  • Jumpstyle – faster form of progressive house
  • Junkanoo – Bahamas folk dance music
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  • K-popKorean pop music
  • Kabaree muusika – an often jazz-informed style of music played at upbeat stageplays or burlesque shows
  • Kabuki – form of Japanese musical theatre known for its elaborate make-up and costuming
  • Kacapi suling – Sundanese folk music
  • Kachāshī – fast-paced Ryukyuan festive folk music
  • Kaiso – Trinidadian folk music
  • Kalamatianó – Greek folk music
  • Kammerjazz – fusion of chamber and jazz music
  • Kammerpop – Fusion of alternative rock and chamber music
  • Kan ha diskan – Breton folk music
  • Kansas City blues – blues music performed by Kansas City inhabitants
  • Kantrum – fast-paced Khmer-Thai folk music
  • Karaoke - a form of entertainment, offered typically by bars and clubs, in which people take turns singing popular songs
  • Kaseko – Surinamese music that fuses African, European, and American styles
  • Kawachi ondo – Japanese folk music from the Osaka region
  • Kawaii metal - Fusion of heavy metal and J-pop
  • Kayōkyoku – an early form of J-Pop
  • Kecak – Balinese folk opera
  • Keldi fusioon – popular music that includes a Celtic influence
  • Keldi hip-hop – fusion of Celtic and hip hop music
  • Keldi metal – fusion of Celtic and heavy metal music
  • Keldi muusika – folk music of the Celts, an ethnic group inhabiting Scotland, Ireland, Wales, the Isle of Man, some parts of France and Spain, and once England
  • Keldi punk – fusion of Celtic and punk rock music
  • Keldi reggae – fusion of Celtic and reggae music
  • Keldi rokk – fusion of Celtic and rock music
  • Kertok – Malay musical ensemble utilizing xylophones
  • Khaleeji – Arab folk music
  • Khene – Malay woodwind music
  • Khyal – North Indian form of Hindustani classical music
  • Kirtan – Indian drum music performed during Hindu bhakti rituals
  • Kiwi rock – rock music performed by New Zealanders
  • Kizomba – Angolan folk dance music
  • Klapa – Croatian a capella music
  • Klasik – Afghan classical music
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  • Klezmer – Jewish classical music
  • Kliningan – Sundanese folk dance music
  • Kolomyjka – tongue-in-cheek Hutsul folk dance music
  • Komagaku – Japanese court music from the Heian period
  • Kpanlogo – Ghanan folk dance music
  • Kpop – South Korean pop music
  • Krakowiak – fast-paced Polish folk dance music
  • Krautrock – highly experimental form of German art rock that incorporated electronic influences
  • Kriti – Indian classical music
  • Kroncong – Indonesian folk music utilizing the ukele
  • Kuduro – Angolan folk music
  • Kulintang – ancient gong music of the Filipinos, Indonesians, Malays, Bruneian, and Timorese
  • Kundiman – Filipino love songs
  • Kvæði – Icelandic folk music
  • Kwaito – South African house music
  • Kwassa kwassa – Congolese folk dance music
  • Kwela – South African skiffle music

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  • Modern laïka – modernized and pop-informed style of laïka
  • Laiko – Greek folk dance music
  • Lambada – Brazilian dance music
  • Landó
  • Latin metal – A genre of heavy metal with Latin origins, influences, and instrumentation, such as Spanish vocals, Latin percussion and rhythm such as Salsa rhythm
  • Latin music – Spanish- and Portuguese-language popular music
  • Latin pop – fusion of pop music and Latin American music or any pop music from the Spanish-speaking world
  • Latin swing – a fusion of gypsy jazz rhythms and Latin music, including flamenco, samba and salsa. Created and played by Lulo Reinhardt, Germany
  • Lavani – style of traditional Indian music performed in Maharashtra
  • Legényes – Hungarian and Romanian folk dance music performed by the inhabitants of Transylvania, now modern-day Cluj-Napoca
  • Letkajenkka – Finnish folk dance music
  • Lhamo – Tibetan folk opera
  • Lied – German poems spoken to music
  • Light – soft, non-confrontational British orchestral music
  • Liquid funk – form of drum and bass with a heavy emphasis on melody
  • Christian electronic – EDM with Christian themes
  • Musica llanero – Venezuelan and Colombian folk music
  • Lo-fi – any music recorded at a quality lower than usual
  • Logobi – form of zouglou influenced by the French colonists in the Ivory Coast
  • Loncomeo – musical style from the tehuelche people in Argentina
  • Long song – Mongolian folk music in which each syllable is extended for a longer than average period of time
  • Louisiana blues – any blues performed by inhabitants of the state of Louisiana
  • Lounge – downtempo music intended to give the listener a sense of being somewhere else, i.e. a jungle or outer space
  • Lovers rock – form of reggae fusion known for its romantic lyrics
  • Lowercase – extreme form of ambient music consisting of long periods of silence and occasional, very minute sounds
  • Lu – Tibetan a capella music
  • Lubbock sound – fusion of rock and roll and country music from Lubbock, Texas
  • Luk Krung – more polished form of luk thung
  • Luk thung – Thai folk music
  • Lundu – harmonious style of Afro-Brazilian music
  • Lust - romantic retro 80's music

M[muuda | muuda lähteteksti]

  • M-Base – style of musical thought and composition developed by Steve Coleman
  • Madchester – fusion of EDM, psychedelic rock, and indie rock
  • Mahori – form of Thai and Khmer classical music
  • Makossa – Cameroonian pop
  • Malambo – Argentinan and Uruguayan style of folk music dance
  • Malhun – Arab folk poetry
  • Malhun – north African style of classical music that borrows from Andalusian traditions
  • Maloya – style of folk developed by the slaves on the French territory of Reunion
  • Mambo – Cuban style of jazz
  • Manaschi – Kyrgyz song recital of the Epic of Manas
  • Mandopop – style of C-pop sung in the Mandarin language
  • Manele – Romani folk music
  • Mangue Bit – Brazilian electronic genre played in a fast-paced, punk-informed style
  • Manila Sound – fusion of Western rock music and traditional Filipino folk music
  • Mapouka – traditional folk dance music of the Aizi, Alladian, and Avikam people of the Ivory Coast
  • Marabi – South African style informed by blues and jazz
  • Maracatu – Brazilian folk dance music
  • Mariachi – fusion of Mexican folk music and pop music
  • Marinera – romantic Peruvian folk dance music
  • Marrabenta – Mozambican folk dance music informed by Portuguese styles
  • Martial industrial – style of neo-folk informed by military marches and militaristic themes
  • Martinetes – a capella flamenco music
  • Maskanda – South African folk music
  • Mass – Christian hymns sung by large vocal groups
  • Matamuerte – Garifuna folk dance music
  • Math rock – rhythmically complex form of experimental rock
  • Mathcore – fusion of metalcore and math rock
  • Maxixe – Brazilian folk dance music
  • Mazurka – Polish folk dance music
  • Mbalax – Senegalese folk dance music that combines traditional sabar drumming techniques with jazz, soul, rock, and Latin music
  • Mbaqanga – Zulu jazz style that was one of the first South African genres to achieve intertribal recognition
  • Mbube – South African a cappella music
  • Medieval folk rock – form of folk rock that incorporated elements of earlier folk traditions, such as Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque music, despite what the name may suggest
  • Medieval metal – fusion of folk metal and Medieval folk rock
  • Keskaja muusika – period of Western art music ranging from the 6th to 15th centuries
  • Meditation – any music created to aid meditation procedures
  • Mejoranera – Panaman guitar music
  • Melam – Indian drumming style
  • Melodic hardcore – style of hardcore punk known for its slower, melodic guitars, juxtaposed with shouted vocals
  • Melodic metalcore – fusion of melodic hardcore and metalcore
  • Melodic – any music that utilizes melody, the combination of notes so that they are perceived as a single string of music
  • Memphis blues – style of blues from Memphis
  • Memphis soul – polished, funky style of soul from Memphis
  • Mento – Jamaican folk music
  • Merengue – Dominican folk dance music
  • Merengue típico – style of modern merengue that attempts to sound similar to 19th century merengue
  • Méringue – Haitian guitar music
  • Metalcore – fusion of thrash metal and hardcore punk; often sung melodically
  • Mexican rock – rock music performed by Mexicans
  • Meykhana – Azerbaijani spoken word music
  • Mezwed – Tunisian folk music
  • Miami bass – rave-inspired style of hip hop
  • Microhouse – minimalist, stripped down form of house music
  • Milonga – Argentinian and Uruguayan folk dance music
  • Milongón – Uruguayan folk music
  • Min'yō – Japanese folk music
  • Mini-jazz – rock-inspired meringue music
  • Minimal Goa
  • Minimal music – heavily experimental form of orchestral music known for its simplicity
  • Minimal techno – fusion of techno and minimal music
  • Minneapolis sound – glam-informed style of dance-rock pioneered by Prince
  • Minstrel – American folk music which parodied African-American styles
  • Minuet – French folk dance music
  • Modern rock – any rock music (usually alternative rock) made during or after the 1990s
  • Modinha – Brazilian folk music
  • Montuno – loose term for Cuban music and its derivatives
  • Moombahcore – moombahton incorporating dubstep influences and elements of Dutch house
  • Moombahton – fusion of electro house and reggaeton
  • Mor lam sing – fast-paced, sexual, and modernized form of mor lam
  • Mor lam – Laotian and Thai folk music
  • Morenada – folk music and dance style from the Bolivian Andes
  • Morna – Cape Verdean folk music
  • Motown – slick, pop-informed form of soul music
  • Mozambique of Cuba – Cuban folk dance music
  • Mozambique of America – American derivative of the Cuban style of the same name
  • Mugham – Azerbaijan classical music
  • Murga – Uruguayan and Argentinian folk dance music
  • Mushroom Jazz – eclectic genre that draws from downtempo, hip hop, and world styles
  • Requiem
  • Music hall – English popular music of the 19th century
  • Kaba – Southern Albanian instrumental folk music
  • Breton – folk music of Brittany, France, known for its use of woodwind
  • Tinga
  • Jawaiian – fusion of Hawaiian traditional music and reggae
  • J-Rock – rock music made by Japanese performers
  • Música criolla – Peruvian music informed by African, European, and Andean styles
  • Música popular brasileira – loose term for Brazilian pop music
  • Sertanejo – folk music from the East of Brazil
  • Musique concrète – heavily experimental orchestral music known for its use of electronic instruments
  • Muwashshah – Arabic musical poetry

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  • Nagauta – Japanese music that accompanies kabuki theater
  • Nakasi – Japanese and Taiwanese folk music
  • Nangma – Tibetan EDM
  • Nanguan music – Chinese classical music that is heavily influenced by Western styles
  • Narcocorrido – Mexican polka-influenced folk music with lyrics focusing on illegal activity
  • Nardcore – hardcore and skate punk subgenre based in Oxnard, California
  • Narodna muzika – Bosnian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, and Serbian folk music
  • Nashville sound – a slick, pop-informed 'radio friendly' form of American country music that began in Nashville, Tennessee
  • National socialist black metal – black metal with lyrics supporting national socialism, fascism, and other far-right ideologies
  • Nederpop – Dutch pop music
  • Neo soul – alternative form of hip hop soul that focused on more soulful and emotive vocals and lyrics
  • Neo-classical metal – fusion of neoclassical and heavy metal music
  • Neo-Medieval – music that attempts to imitate Medieval and earlier periods of classical music
  • Neo-progressive rock – highly theatrical, emotional, and clean subgenre of progressive rock
  • Neo-psychedelia – loose term for music inspired by psychedelic and acid rock
  • Neoclassical New Age – fusion of neoclassical and new age music
  • Neoclassical dark wave – fusion of neoclassical and dark wave music
  • Neoklassitsism – orchestral music of the early 20th century
  • Neofolk – fusion of folk rock and post-industrial music
  • Neotraditional country – alternative country music that attempts to imitate pre-Nashville 'traditional' country
  • Nerdcore – hip hop with lyrics concerning typically 'nerdy' subjects
  • Neue Deutsche Härte – German fusion style that mainly takes elements of industrial and groove metal, as well as techno and alternative rock
  • Neue Deutsche Todeskunst – German dark wave and Gothic rock
  • Neue Deutsche Welle – German punk and new wave music
  • Neurofunk – more advanced form of techstep
  • New Beat – Belgian downtempo and acid house
  • New jack swing (or swingbeat) – slickly produced fusion of soul, pop, dance, and hip hop music
  • New Orleans blues – Dixieland- and Caribbean-informed style of blues from New Orleans
  • New Orleansi džäss
  • New rave – fusion of alternative rock and EDM
  • New school hip hop – hip hop music made after the mid-80s
  • New prog – more ambitious and alternative rock-inspired form of progressive rock
  • New Taiwanese Song – Taiwanese pop music
  • New wave – early form of punk-informed synthpop
  • New wave of new wave – 1990s British revival of new wave music
  • New Weird America – term for the, often psychedelic-informed, indie folk music of the 2000s
  • New York blues – a jazz-influenced style of blues from New York, New York
  • New-age – form of ambient music intended for use during meditation
  • Nintendocore – fusion of chiptune and metalcore
  • Nisiotika – Greek folk music from the Aegean Islands
  • No wave – avant-garde punk subgenre created as a reaction to the commercial new wave
  • Noh – long, highly dramatic Japanese opera
  • Noise – trend in orchestral, rock, and electronic music where harsh, non-melodic, and often random sounds are used alongside or in place of conventional sounds
  • Noise pop – derivative of noise rock in which noises and feedback are used, but made into a melodic, often relaxing sound
  • Noise rock – loud, atonal, dissonant, and unconventional rock music
  • Nordic folk – folk music of the Nordic people
  • Nortec – Mexican EDM
  • Norteño – Mexican folk music
  • Northern soul – soul music made by northern English
  • Nu gaze – new form of Shoegaze
  • Nu jazz – modern jazz music that borrows from funk and EDM
  • Nu metal – fusion of thrash, groove, and alternative metal that also borrows elements from punk, industrial, grunge, and hip hop
  • Nu skool breaks – a more abstract and drum & bass-inspired style of breakbeat
  • Nu-disco – modern house music that draws inspiration from disco
  • Nu-funk

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  • Xhosa music
  • Xote – is a Brazilian music genre and dance for pairs or groups of four.
  • Yass – a style of Polish jazz music from the 1980s and 1990s.

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