How to learn about music history with TIDAL
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Let TIDAL’s Music School courses teach you about the history of music and explore different genres through playlists for beginner music students and kids.
Ready to think more deeply about the music you stream everyday? TIDAL wants to teach you about musicology.
TIDAL Music School is a learning hub that uses playlists on the streaming platform to explain genres and the history of music, as well as where in the world different types of music originated.
TIDAL’s EVP & and Editor-In-Chief of Programming and Editorial, Tony Gervino, said: “While music trends change, the foundational sounds highlighted throughout these playlists will continue to shape music for years to come. As listeners, knowing this history builds a deeper appreciation and elevates the connection between artists & fans.”
TIDAL Music School playlists
What educational playlists does the course feature? Each section has its own theme.
For Kids introduces different music genres to children, like K-Pop and Jazz – all the songs that feature are free of explicit content.
The Musicology playlists meanwhile focus on iconic instruments and sounds – which songs feature the Fender Stratocaster, for example, or the Casio Casiotone?
Genre for Beginners gives listeners a crash course in the basics of genres with 20 key songs from genres like Latin, Dance and UK Hip-Hop, whilst Geography for Beginners introduces 20 tracks from regions like Iceland and Wales.
Finally, you can put a microscope to music with Dive Deeper, taking listeners into sub-genres – like Bebop and Lovers Rock.
If you’re a TIDAL subscriber you can dive into the music courses here!
Premium-only TIDAL will be hoping the playlists offer something different to more popular streaming platforms such as Spotify, to attract more paying subscribers.
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