The Fete de la Musique, also known as World Music Day, is an annual music festival celebrated all over the world. In 1976, Joel Cohen, an American composer based in France, suggested the celebration of World Music Day. French Culture Minister Jack Lang started this cultural day in 1982 by proclaiming it 'Fete de La music'. 120 countries around the world celebrate this day.
The music of India includes multiple varieties of classical music, folk music, filmi, Indian rock, and Indian pop. Indian pop and Indian rock are derived from western rock and roll. India's classical music tradition, including Hindustani music, Bhartiya music and Carnatic, has a history spanning millennia and developed over several areas. Music in India began as an integral part of socio-religious life.
The legendary musician Purandara Das who founded the music of Carnatic music in the 15th century. Thiagarajaswamy, Muthuswamy Dikshitar and Shyama Shastri made the South Indian music trio they popularized the carnatic music as a mainstream. Swathi Thirunal and Irayimman Thampi Keshava Pillai is known as the trio of Malayalee music.
Western music is the bloom of European culture. Greek and Roman civilizations also helped it to spread all over the world. The word music comes from the Greek goddess Muses. Palace Trina Giovanni, an Italian musician known as the father of Western Music. Subsequently, the 'Simphony' was coined by George Frederick Handell. Joseph Hayden, Mozart and Beethoven also composed beautiful symphonies.
After the symphony, popular pop music emerged. It has transformed into the musical shows of American blacks. It has a wide range of music genres, including rock and roll, disco, jazz, rock, heavy metal, rap and reggae. When Michael Jackson and Madonna arrived, modern western music made a milestone in the history of Music.