Can You Think of Any Type of Contemporary Music Today That Is Similar to the Bar

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Can you think of any type of contemporary music today that is similar to the Baroque period?


With the popularity of shows like Stranger Things and Stranger Things 2, it’s no wonder that people are interested in the music of the 1980s. The ’80s were a decade that saw the rise of many different genres of music, including new wave, synth-pop, hip-hop, and more. One genre that was particularly popular during the ’80s was baroque pop.

Baroque pop is a genre of music that combines elements of classical music with pop music. It is characterized by elaborate arrangements and often features instruments such as the harpsichord or violin. Some well-known baroque pop artists include The Beatles, The Beach Boys, and Roxy Music.

While baroque pop is not as popular as it once was, there are still some contemporary artists making music in this style. Here are a few examples:

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