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New age music evolved out of a shared consciousness among composers and performers. Their credo held that music should be based on harmony and consonance, rather than dissonance; minus the hooks and rhythmic pulse typifying popular music; employ soothing instrumental sounds e. The genre began taking form in the latter half of the s a pivotal development was William Ackerman's formation of the Windham Hill label in as baby boomers, approaching middle age and facing the full effect of career and family pressures, began exploring softer forms of pop music. A broad, amorphous category, new age includes the following subgenres:. The rapidly evolving technology of modern society has placed the resources of a small orchestra within the means of most artists. This has facilitated the creation of innovative sounds hitherto impossible to achieve with traditional acoustic instruments. Folk Music. Based on influences derived from traditional folk and ethnic sources e. Divided between original compositions and classic folk material in an upbeat mode, the sound is built around such instruments as six- and twelve-string guitars, Celtic harp, flutes, and dulcimers.