The Top 7 Reasons Why I Love Music

Updated on February 16, 2020
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What is Music?

Music is formally defined as the art of combining vocal and or instrumental sounds together to create expressions. The word music is actually a noun that means musica in Latin and originated from the Greek word muse. The word music has synonyms like melody, harmony, and song. Music is composed of music notations that become sheet music. Time is what keeps everything in sync and performing correctly. Music is a natural tool because it has no boundaries.

There are a number of music genres, or types of music, to listen to. Some of the most common genres of music are:

  • Rock
  • Rap
  • Country
  • Alternative

The Effects of Music

Music has many great effects. In fact, music is even beneficial to a person's health and mood. Studies have shown that people who listen to music regularly score higher on intelligence tests than people who do not. This is because they can retain more information when in a happier mood for longer periods of time. Listening to certain genres can increase generosity. Even plants and babies can benefit from listening to music. Slow and calm music can heighten a cow's milk production. Music heightens activity in the nucleus accumbens, which can release dopamine into the brain and can sometimes accompany a chill during the peak of a song. Music can also help people with brain injuries to recall personal memories.

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The Top 7 Reasons Why I Love Music

This article has gone into many details about music and the facts about music. Besides all of the great things ways that music can improve life, music is a form of art that is deep and universal. Just about every living thing has a song that it sings, whether to communicate or for mating purposes. Let's get down to the top 7 reasons why I love music.

1.. Music Is Portable.

Now with increased technology, awesome music can be enjoyed anywhere at any time. There are multiple apps and online websites for music and music videos that can be accessed from almost any device including tablets, iPhones, Chromebooks, and even game consoles.

2. Songs and Lyrics Can Mean so Much.

Most people just sing the lyrics to the song that is currently playing at that moment without stopping to think about what they are actually singing. Songs can range from happy to sad, slow to fast. Many song lyrics can say what a person would like to but cannot for whatever reason. There are even certain songs for breaking up and certain songs for weddings. Many songs and lyrics can turn into memories.

3. Music Enhances Physical Performance.

This is the number one reason that many people listen to music while working out at the gym. Research continues to repeatedly prove that music synced with repetitive exercise movements allows a person to work out for a longer period of time and train more efficiently by going for a longer time each time. For example, in one study, participants who cycled in time to music found that they required 7 percent less oxygen compared to cycling with asynchronous music. Basically, music provides the temporal cues that have the potential to make more efficient use of physical energy within the body.

4. Musical Education Coursework Leads to Higher Test Scores.

Scientific researchers are actually exploring how students participating in music performance or music appreciation courses in schools can lead to higher SAT scores. It was concluded that on average students scored 63 points higher and 44 points higher in math. Musical students will also tend to have increased coordination, are more creative and emotionally developed, and have a healthy sense of achievement.

5. Music Is an Emotional Communication.

Music is a method of understanding a person's and other people's happiness, sadness, rage, fear, envy, etc. Whatever the emotion is that we need to feel, music can help to allow a person to sit back and just feel whatever is happening. The best example of this to hear a happy song when having a good day. Just to sit back and understand what feelings are happening and allowing them to happen which is usually followed by a smile. Now the opposite is said for a sad song when having a bad day. The more a person understands how they feel, it's easier to understand other's.

Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.

— Ludwig van Beethoven

6. There is a Musical Holiday!

On August 24th, Patrick Grant, a New York City musician, created this international observance. The purpose is simply to encourage people to play and listen to different types of music they have never experienced before. The ‘strange’ part can mean either unfamiliar or bizarre – the choice is entirely yours.

Patrick has a goal of broadening people’s musical spectrums to change the way we look at other aspects of life because he believes in ‘listening without prejudice’.

7. Music is One of the Fewest Activities that Utilizes All of the Brain.

A research team recorded a specific group of individuals who were listening to music. They concluded that listening to music recruits the auditory areas, and employs large-scale neural networks in the brain. In fact, they believe music can activate the emotional, motor, and creative areas of the brain.

© 2012 Cristale Adams

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    • Cristale profile imageAUTHOR

      Cristale Adams 

      4 months ago from Florida

      This article is a list of the top 7 reasons why I love music.

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      adonai 

      4 months ago

      adams why do u like music

    • Cristale profile imageAUTHOR

      Cristale Adams 

      14 months ago from Florida

      Thank you for reading and commenting on this article.

    • Cristale profile imageAUTHOR

      Cristale Adams 

      19 months ago from Florida

      Thank you so much for reading!

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      Demi Lovato 

      19 months ago

      This is amazing

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      Notwana KARABO 

      23 months ago

      LOVE me for express? live day been power allowed

      express {emotions}. but love hat too be abet life not allowed"

      music had

      A word is pay buy music????.

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      Notwana KARABO 

      23 months ago

      MUSIC and your Emotions? I wand like to pay music for mean that is word for word your Emotions love for your hat buy

    • Cristale profile imageAUTHOR

      Cristale Adams 

      2 years ago from Florida

      Yes, they do because the vibrations from music produce movement within the plant cells. This process stimulates the plant to produce more nutrients. If plants don't respond well to rock music, it isn't because they prefer classical music instead.

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      me 

      2 years ago

      Dude plants don't enjoy music

      (answer 10)

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      Jesse Shortt 

      2 years ago

      If you love music check out this new music app Aurafy

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      EMMANUEL 

      2 years ago

      i love music as I love my self

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      gino 

      2 years ago

      all very good and interesting! but the music piece is terrible!!! maybe I am a cowboy too!

    • Cristale profile imageAUTHOR

      Cristale Adams 

      2 years ago from Florida

      Thank you so much!

    • Cristale profile imageAUTHOR

      Cristale Adams 

      2 years ago from Florida

      Thank you for reading and sharing!

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      Dajass musician 

      2 years ago

      I can do anything for music.

      I am nothing without music

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      patrox 

      2 years ago

      How great is it and so nice to hear music

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      Sami 

      2 years ago

      Music gives you company when you are alone

      music gives you feelings when u can't feel anything

      music gives you comfort when u are uncomfortable

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      daniel Kevin 

      3 years ago

      I have some good news about un-limited music. Would you like to hear?

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      3 years ago

      Music helps anyone anywhere

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      kacie-leigh hamilton 

      3 years ago

      i ove music it helps me escape from the open world in to my own world THANK YOU MUSIC LY

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      Esmeralda mclaughlin 

      3 years ago

      i love music this is all good reasons.Thank You.

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      Zayed 

      3 years ago

      Wheres 2 and 7

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      michael dove 

      3 years ago

      i found this site by google search for this question..

      "what can I do know that i need and love music so much?"

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      ashley dorcce 

      3 years ago

      i love music with all my heart

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      Amin 

      4 years ago

      I love music 'cause it makes me feel alright everytime

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      sharmin 

      4 years ago

      music just a food of soul and the reasons really i like

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      Alison 

      4 years ago

      beautiful hub! I really enjoyed reading this.

      Music is so relaxing and inspiring. I found some great videos on youtube, which I find very relaxing. It´s basically just soothing instrumental music, very simple, but very effective.

      You can check it out here:

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tft6XQyPhMA&li...

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      Music lover 

      5 years ago

      This helped me with me with my paper

      Thanks alot

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      An AYM 

      7 years ago

      Makes me think of a lovely quote from Beethoven "Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend". For a couple of brief snippets in my life I felt like I might have felt the comprehension before it quickly moved on.

      Also - pictures like that first one should make it 11 reasons.

    • Cristale profile imageAUTHOR

      Cristale Adams 

      7 years ago from Florida

      Thanks for reading and hope you enjoy more hubs that I publish in the future!

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      Rodric Anthony 

      7 years ago from Peoria, Arizona

      This is a good Hub Christale. I like your reasons and It is well put together. It is visually pleasing and easy to read. I vote this up ans shared on Facebook.

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      Cristale Adams 

      7 years ago from Florida

      Thank you for reading and for commenting!

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      Martin Kloess 

      7 years ago from San Francisco

      10 good reasons. Thank you.

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