No known composers
Music in prehistoric society served
everyday needs such as festivities, rituals and laments.
Human beings have created music
ever since humanity itself existed. Primitive
music consisted of spontaneous singing and body sounds
(hand clapping, foot pounding etc.), and later the first musical instruments
were added: drums,
simple percussion and so on.
served people as a means of rite and festivity.
The music of prehistoric man was linked to the sounds of nature, and the
materials from which he managed to build his instruments. It was "functional"