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Unformatted text preview: the biggest talents. Performers like Kelly Clarkson, The Dixie Chicks, Little Kim, and Sheryl Crow are considered major talents in Pop, Country, Hip Hop, and Rock genres, respectively. Why do you think women are more easily able to enter the popular music scene today rather than the classical music scene? One possible answer may be that during the conception of these different types of music women were viewed differently in society. There are still examples of stereotypical aesthetics in music today. In classical music, different pieces have a distinctly feminine or masculine orientation. Today this is still true. For example, many pop songs like Hit Me Baby One More Time have feminine aesthetics and are also viewed as feminine, like most pop music. This is one example of a tradition of classical music staying alive today....
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- Spring '08