The Top 5 Reasons Why Music Is a Special Form of Art
Music is Art in All It's Forms!
Music is formally defined as the art of combining vocal and or instrumental sounds together to create expressions. Music is life. Music can create oneness and self-expansion, which promotes growth. 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 a natural tool because it has no boundaries. Music can be used for many different reasons like exercising or entertaining.
Music has many great uses. 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 and are in happier moods for longer periods of time. Even plants and babies can benefit from listening to music. Music should be included in everyone's life!
There are many different music genres to choose from. Each genre contains its own unique sounds, beats, lyrics, and messages. Music genres are simply a variety of music artists, tempos, and beats. The type of music genre a person enjoys listening to depends on personal preference, mood, or type of activity. Many people enjoy listening to multiple music genres. Whatever you listen to, the music will definitely make your life better!
Music speaks what cannot be expressed. It soothes the mind and gives it rest. It heals the heart and makes it whole. It flows from heaven to the soul.— Unknown
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1.. Music Is Multiple Expressions of a Person, Thought, or Idea.
Poetry, sculptures, and paintings are visuals expressions of a person's ideas, beliefs, and life. Music is a verbal expression of a person as well as a visual expression. Also playing music instead of singing or reading music is another expression. Most times musical performers are referred to as musical artists, which would make them producers of art.
Music produces a kind of pleasure which human nature cannot do without.— Confucius
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 Is the Most Universal Form of Language.
Since music can stimulate a sense of hearing, animals, plants, and humans of all ages can all enjoy and benefit from music. Animals make and listen to music for mating purposes, migratory purposes, and even for hunting. It is a proven fact that certain types of music can help a plant to grow and flowers to bloom. Humans play certain songs to other people to express sentiments that may be hard for them to say directly. Because it is a type of language, music can be understood by everyone. How amazing is that?!
4. Music Is Medicine.
Scientific researchers are actually exploring how music therapy can improve health outcomes among a variety of patient populations. These populations include premature infants and people with depression and Parkinson’s disease. Studying music therapy may help to change medicine for the better. Music can also help plants to mature and animals to mate.
5. Music Is an Understanding.
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
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