English Composition I
February 2, 2015
Music is an incredible way to express oneself; and it seems that if I am a part of the creation process I will feel more connected with other works of art. It is incredibly important that when I create music I don’t do it without care. I often try to treat it like a Southern home cooked meal and give it all my heart, so when it is done, the person receiving enjoys digesting its composition. Now, it is important to understand that a majority of music today is oversaturated with the same over used tones and emotionless songwriters in hopes of capitalizing on a lucrative venture that is usually steered by no artist whatsoever. Mainstream media can often paint the picture of what you see or think about music. I personally believe a lot of the music that is still pure exists on a vinyl record. The vinyl can allow me to feel like I`m in the room with the artist as the record was created or composed and that is when I feel truly connected to music. Music is an escape from now. If treated with respect, loyalty, and love then the direction one single song could take me is literally infinite. I`ve learned to accept its imperfections. I`m powerless over a misunderstanding of someone else`s work but still hold the ability within myself to interpret it however I choose. The way I appreciate what music has done for me should have an effect on the next man without a single word being spoken. My love for such work should be felt in what I create by others. It`s like an old couple at a table together eating, not saying a word but, by the way they hold themselves so content with love for each other so strong there is no need for explanation. I often feel that music is the most enduring part of our personality and not literature. If you were to take away rhythm, dance, lyricism and all other elements you would...
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