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Music comes from the Ancient Greek muses, who were the nine goddesses of art and science. Music actually began around 500 B.C. when Pythagoras experimented with acoustics and how math related to tones formed from plucking strings. The main form of music during the Middle Ages was the Gregorian chant, named for Pope Gregory I. This music was used in the Catholic Churches to enhance the services. It consisted of a sacred Latin text sung by monks without instrumentation. The chant is...

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Music in my Life While walking today as I normally do, I turned around and your face came into my view. I could only imagine what was wrong with her. But at the end I understood what was wrong with her, it was music. This is what music does to people and I love it for that. Music makes people feel good inside so much that it might even hurt. Throughout my life, music has always been a major influence. It has the power to change my mood when I'm feeling down. Music is a cure for when I’m down and...

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[pic] |Enjoyment of Music 2012 CSUF Study online at quizlet.com/_8cnf0 | | |1.|12 | |How many major scales are there in Western music? | |2.|active | |In Western music, dominant and subdominant chords are called _______ chords: | |3.|additive meter | |A grouping of beats that adds up to a larger overall pattern is called: | |4.|binary ...

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Music in the veins What ever it may be ethnicity or a hobby, culture in general can and will influence a person. The things I have experienced have contributed to my personality, life style, and myself as a person. Many Filipinos have strong values and family ties, are hospitable, and prepare amazing food in the kitchen. Filipino foods are exotic and unique. Not only is the flavorful food delicious, but the connection between Filipino culture and music is a unique and strong bond. Sound has the...

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Type of Concert: Pau Hana; Music and Dance from Asia and the Pacific General reaction: Overall, I was somewhat impressed with the majority of the performances. There were many different instruments, costumes, and music expressing the different cultures. There were a few musical instruments that seemed out of the ordinary, and also wasn’t very pleasing to the ears, but they did a great job. The UH students in the Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and Hawaiian music courses performed at this concert. Composition...

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My name is Eric Valencia and I began playing piano three and a half years ago. I never had any interest in playing piano, although I loved hearing it. My grandmother passed away december of 2008 and I was deeply saddened by this event. My music history teacher in high school played a few pieces for us from the classical period. I remember hearing the Marriage of figaro, Moonlight sonata, Don Giovanni, and a few others, but Moonlight sonata grabbed my attention the most. I began...

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The moment I realized music is what I would want to do for the rest of my life. The first open-mic of my life. I'm so nervous that my hands won't stop shaking. Its funny because before it actually got to this point, I was telling everyone in a fit of joy how I had finally got my first show and how they should come and support me. The sign-up sheet finally comes out and I hesitantly write my name on it knowing that I wasn't even down ('done' instead of 'down') writing the song I was about to perform...

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Music is an important and extremely useful tool in the way we learn and to deny its power is a waste of a truly wonderful resource” (Kristian David Olson). Though some would look at music as a small footnote in the progression of humanity, it is in fact a much greater force; for some, it defines their very existence. The fact is, music is a driving force in society; it has been present since the dawn of man. The average person spends several hours a day listening to music, whether they see it as...

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We are surrounded by music everyday. No matter where we go, whether in the grocery, the mall or even school, there is music constantly playing. Music is an important and extremely useful tool which in a way that we can learn and to deny its power is a waste of a truly wonderful resource. Music is a human activity which involves structured, audible, sounds and also used for artistic, entertainment or ceremonial purpose. Music is a driving force in society, it has been present since the dawn of man...

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MUSIC

MUSIC Music can be defined in many ways, but to summarize all the definitions, music can be defined as the art or science of combining vocal or instrumental sounds or both to produce beauty of form, harmony, and expression of emotion. It is said that a large percentage of old people who sing at the choir enjoy the harmony created and feel at peace. It is not really known from where music originated, but most probably the earliest humans...

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