The Akkadian is a Semitic language of ancient Mesopotamia. The name of the language is derived from the city of Akkad. The Akkadian music is a part of culture of Mesopotamians. The lyrics of Akkadian are in the form of inflected language and the grammatical features of the Akkadian music are almost similar with the classic Arabic.
In the Akkadian music, akkadians uses the system of consonantal roots. The Akkad music was popular among the people of northern Mesopotamia that is popular very much in the ancient period before the time of Babylonia.
The famous artists of Akkadian music are Pan Sonic, autechre, the orb, Gescom and dexcia, black dog, AFX and square pusher. The major tracks for which these Akkadian artists are famous are LCC, Muttatori, pakoisvoima and onkalo. Akkadian music comes in various forms albums are acoustic, ambience, classical, electronic, Emo, folk, hardcore, hip hop, jazz, Latin and metal. The Akkadian music depicts the ancient culture of Mesopotamia.
The major instruments of Akkadian music are harps, lyres, lutes, drums and reed pipes. The Akkadian music is shared with other neighboring countries such as east and West African countries that preserve many features of the Akkadian music. The Sumerian is also known for creating the outstanding Akkadian music that reflects their culture. In the Akkadian music the intense emotions of singer is reflected by the practice of cupping a hand to the ear.
The Mesopotamia is considered to be cultural capital of the Akkadian music. The music of Akkadian displays varieties of influences and is differing on the basis of region.
The creation, significance, performance and definition of Akkadian music depend according to the culture and social context. The Akkadian music varies from improvisational music to aleatoric music. The Akkadian music can be divided into various genres and sun genres.
The Akkadian music can be composed for the purpose of the repeated performance or it can be improvised by composing on the spot. The Akkadian music can be performed entirely from memory or as a written system of musical notation. Sometimes it is also used as a combination of the both.
It is important in understanding the composition of Akkadian music. Understanding of the Akkadian music's formal elements can be helpful in deciphering that how the piece is constructed. A universal element of Akkadian music is how the sounds occur in time, which known as the rhythm of a piece of Akkadian music. Different musical traditions of Akkadian music have different attitudes towards making changes in the original source of material, from quite strict, to those which demand improvisation or modification to the music. A culture's history may also be passed by ear through song.
Many types of traditional forms of Akkadian music were originally preserved in the memory of performers .When the composer of the akkadian music is no longer at that time music is known as traditional akkadian music of that performer.
The composers relied much on the rich heritage of the Akkadian music that involves various types of melodies, dance rhythms with the use of various instruments that add beauty in the Akkadian music.