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Top Five Reasons Why I Love Music

Cristale Adams is an online author and publisher. Her articles vary in topics and focus on real life. She always enjoys learning new things.

What Is Music?

Music is a natural form of art. Music is special because it has no boundaries. The word music is formally defined as the art of combining vocal and or instrumental sounds together to create musical notes that become sheet music. Music is a noun that translates to musica in Latin and originated from the Greek word muse. Synonyms include melody, harmony, and song.

  • The tempo is what keeps everything in sync and performing correctly with accuracy. This is the speed, or how fast, the beat is for a musical piece.
  • The rhythm is what places musical notations in time, as in for how long to hold music notes. This is a regular and repeated pattern, similar to a heartbeat.

There are many forms of different music, in nature and within the environment. Just remaining silent and listening to the world around can be a form of music, natural and raw.

Music Notes

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The Top Five Reasons Why I Love Music

This article has explored many details and facts about music. There are many benefits that any living thing can enjoy, just by listening to a certain song or a few great songs. The best example of this notion is plants and flowers listening to music that is calm and relaxing to stimulate growth. Music can also become mood-enhancing or mood-altering.

Now, let's get down to the top five reasons why I love music!

1. Music Is Wireless Now!

Say goodbye to wired music devices like stereos and portable cd players as the only way of listening to music. Now with increased technology in things like cell phones and watches, music is wireless now and can be enjoyed anywhere and at any time. There are multiple apps and online websites for radio stations, music, and music videos that can be accessed from almost any device, including tablets, iPhones, and even Chromebooks and laptops, and even game consoles. There are also custom playlists that can be saved to contain favorite songs and music videos that can be accessed from any device.

2. Music Enhances Physical Performance

The second reason why I love music is that I am active, This is the number one reason that many people listen to music while working out. 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 required 7 percent less oxygen compared to cycling asynchronously. Basically, music provides the temporal cues that have the potential to make more efficient use of physical energy within the body. Stamina is increased and improved with less oxygen required.

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3. Musical Education Leads to Higher Test Scores

Scientific researchers have explored 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.

A Canadian musical education experiment that made music coursework optional had concluded that overall, students that were involved in musical coursework had better grades in all curriculum than students who did not choose music coursework. Musical students will also tend to have increased coordination, are more creative and emotionally developed, and have a healthy sense of achievement.

Music is a more potent instrument than any other for education, because rhythm and harmony find their way into the inward part of the soul.

— Plato

4. Music Is an Emotional Connection

Music is a method of understanding and connecting with a person's and or 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 is to hear a happy song when having a good day. Just to sit back and understand what feelings are happening and allow 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, the easier it is to understand others.

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5. Music is One of the Few 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.

Studies have also shown that listening to music can reduce anxiety and blood pressure at the same time. Listening to music can also reduce pain and increase the quality of sleep. By exercising all parts of the brain, as depicted below, can keep a brain young in a sense. The memory will also improve because certain songs will be attached to certain memories.

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Different Music Genres

Music genres consist of multiple types of music to choose from. This includes new and old music, slow and fast music, and even hard and soft music. Some of the most common genres of music are:

  • Rock
  • Heavy metal
  • Alternative
  • Rap
  • Country
  • Generational (the '90s, '80s, '70s, etc.)
  • Classical
  • Religious

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This content is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and is not meant to substitute for formal and individualized advice from a qualified professional.

© 2012 Cristale Adams

Comments

Cristale Adams (author) from Florida on April 09, 2020:

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

adonai on April 08, 2020:

adams why do u like music

Cristale Adams (author) from Florida on June 09, 2019:

Thank you for reading and commenting on this article.

Cristale Adams (author) from Florida on January 17, 2019:

Thank you so much for reading!

Demi Lovato on January 17, 2019:

This is amazing

Notwana KARABO on September 05, 2018:

LOVE me for express? live day been power allowed

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

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A word is pay buy music????.

Notwana KARABO on September 04, 2018:

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 Adams (author) from Florida on August 03, 2018:

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.

me on August 02, 2018:

Dude plants don't enjoy music

(answer 10)

Jesse Shortt on July 11, 2018:

If you love music check out this new music app Aurafy

EMMANUEL on May 17, 2018:

i love music as I love my self

gino on March 07, 2018:

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

Cristale Adams (author) from Florida on March 02, 2018:

Thank you so much!

Cristale Adams (author) from Florida on March 02, 2018:

Thank you for reading and sharing!

Dajass musician on December 15, 2017:

I can do anything for music.

I am nothing without music

patrox on October 02, 2017:

How great is it and so nice to hear music

Sami on August 26, 2017:

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

daniel Kevin on July 20, 2017:

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

J on June 19, 2017:

Music helps anyone anywhere

kacie-leigh hamilton on May 09, 2017:

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

Esmeralda mclaughlin on January 25, 2017:

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

Zayed on November 24, 2016:

Wheres 2 and 7

michael dove on September 21, 2016:

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

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

ashley dorcce on September 12, 2016:

i love music with all my heart

Amin on July 22, 2016:

I love music 'cause it makes me feel alright everytime

sharmin on May 17, 2016:

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

Alison on October 15, 2015:

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...

Music lover on February 01, 2015:

This helped me with me with my paper

Thanks alot

An AYM on December 05, 2012:

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 Adams (author) from Florida on December 02, 2012:

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

Rodric Anthony Johnson from Surprise, Arizona on October 28, 2012:

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.

Cristale Adams (author) from Florida on October 20, 2012:

Thank you for reading and for commenting!

Martin Kloess from San Francisco on October 18, 2012:

10 good reasons. Thank you.

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