New Age Music

The music associated with new age beliefs, culture, and scientific developments of the late 20th century and contemporary Western world is often termed as new age music. The new age music is usually electronic music that is result of sustained pads or long sequencers. The music is instrumental and acoustic featuring instruments, such as flutes, piano, acoustic guitar and a wide variety of non-western acoustic instruments.

The new age music is ambient music that is a musical genre having elements of a number of different styles - including jazz music, electronic music, modern classical music, traditional music, world music, noise music, space music, internet music. Hence, the music of new age is convergence of electronic music (electronica), ambient music, and space music.

The artists and bands following the new age music genre include Michael Cretu's Enigma, Aeoliah, Enya, Clannad, Mike Oldfield, Jean Michel Jarre, Kitaro, Popol Vuh, Steve Roach, Klaus Schulze, Tangerine Dream, Vangelis, and Yanni.

These music artists of new age have created and produced lots of works in new age music. Some of the notable and much acclaimed new age music works include Magical Ring (Clannad), The Best of Aeoliah (Aeoliah), Angels Of The Heart (Aeoliah), Dolphin Serenade (Aeoliah), Two Horizons (Moya Brennan), An Irish Christmas (Moya Brennan), Signature (Moya Brennan), A Day Without Rain (Enya), Paint the Sky with Stars (Enya), Amarantine (Enya), Sounds of the Season (Enya), etc.

Internet is plenteous source of music. It is rather easy and convenient to search and access new age music online. You can access your favorite new age music right from your home or from anywhere in the world, just sitting before your PC with internet connection. You can find loads of new age music online. There are numerous sites offering new age music online, but you should always buy and download your music from reliable and registered music stores online.