Music as Art. My Favorite Music Style.

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Music as art. My favorite music style.
Music is an art form whose medium is sound and silence that are organized in time in a special way. Its common elements are pitch (which governs melody and harmony), rhythm (and its associated concepts tempo, meter, and articulation), dynamics, and the sonic qualities of timbre and texture. In the historical context the development of music is inseparable from the active development of person’s sensory abilities. Course of the auditory development of the man of the musical material in a changing cultural environment is the most fundamental part of the music history. The specificity of the music as a special aesthetic value is disclosed in the ratio of applied creativity and artistic purposes. Music is an art form that is designed for auditory perception. Its feature is direct and strong impact on the people. For instance, Leo Tolstoy said that musical art “by its nature has a direct psychological effect on the nerves”. In contrast to all the kinds of visual and verbal arts, music doesn’t reproduce visible pictures of the world and is deprived of the semantic specificity. That’s why it can be considered a truly universal “language” which doesn’t require translation. In comparison with the works of all kinds spatial arts musical creations are almost indestructible because it exists in perfect form but not in material. It can’t be touched and forged, as it happens with paintings and sculptures, although it can be stolen, giving its authorship of someone else's work. Such art category as interpretation and performance play a great role in music. Masterly performed a musical work has more than one author if to take into account composer, performer (or performers) and the possibilities of the instruments. Music is divided into secular and spiritual. The main field of spiritual music is cultic. The development of the European musical theory of note writing and music pedagogy are associated with European cultic music (commonly...