Trance Music - is a style of electronic dance music that developed in the 1990s. The style got its name because of repeated musical phrases, progressions, sequences and ostinato, which can immerse the listener in a trance state. Characteristic features: hymns, repeating musical phrases, arpeggios, minor scales, attention to tones and harmonics, the tempo is usually from 120 to 160 beats per minute. Now the concept of “trance” to music is mainly used as a collective term for many of its sub-styles: goa trance, progressive trance, psychedelic trance, uplifting trance, eurotrans, psaybient and others.
Trance music began to emerge in the 80s. Trans became very popular in the early 90's in Europe, in countries such as Germany, the Netherlands, France, Belgium and the United Kingdom. The formation and development of it was greatly influenced by such areas of music as electronic techno-disco from Detroit and psychedelic music of the seventies.
Trance can sound at dance events both in the open air and at various indoor venues. Trance is a very versatile and diverse style of music. It can also be performed on acoustic (non-electronic) instruments. Trance is also a subculture, part of a subculture of electronic dance music.