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The effect of music on health

We wake up to different music every day, whether its waking up to an alarm clock or tuning into Spotify on the way to work. Music is beautiful to listen daily, it helps us develop mental energy to keep us motivated and happy. Music is an extraordinary type of articulation and can be utilized to … Read more

David Bowie

Over the many years of David Bowie’s astounding career, he has inspired millions of people with his eccentric style and dramatic music transformations. Bowie’s strong art sensibility helped make his music and live performances extremely visual and artistic. He is celebrated for blurring genres and opening minds around the globe and he has influenced more music … Read more

The way Romanticism influenced music

Romanticism is a term that often causes quite a lot of conflict between music historians, musicologists and other researchers of this era of music. The Romantic period of music roughly spans between 1830-1900. Due to its time frame many people use the term synonymously with 19th century music, however this would disregard many other movements … Read more

Music in relation to political identity (mobilising a culture of resistance during the Arab Springs)

Music is a vessel of communication that allows people to express emotion and meaning, even if the artist’s spoken language is not comprehensible to the listener. (HARGREAVES, MIELL and MACDONALD, 1997). Due to technological development and the increasing commercialisation of music over the last two decades, music has become a greater part of our everyday … Read more

Relationship between music and architecture

Introduction Architecture and music have long been associated with: frozen music – frozen music was Goethe’s description of high architecture [Nikos Dontas, 2005], while music is often referred to in architectural terms – in Bruckner’s agreements we have descriptions such as: “cathedral”, the conductor “makes” and “builds” correlations. [Sven Sterken, 2007] Theories surrounding the relationship … Read more

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky – homosexuality

“You shall not lie with a male as with a woman; it is an abomination.” (Chapter 18 verse 22) “If a man lies with a male as with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination; they shall surely be put to death; their blood is upon them.” (Chapter 20 verse 13) These 2 … Read more

Music is education thesis statement

Music in education is essential to our children because it increases their listening skills and is a common method of communication for cultures worldwide. Music is Education There are schools attempting to eliminate teaching musical arts to our children. The board of education claims they must provide education by concentrating on the basic academic courses, … Read more

Classical Music

The term, ‘Classical Music’ is, in fact, very broad in relation to its age, due to its large scale, its roots of foundations covering music from the medieval through the present day. However, it would be more precise to define the term as a genre of music written in European style, during a time frame … Read more

Music education

Music is a basic human experience which addresses unique and fundamental needs, and has been upheld as an essential part of every human culture for thousands of years. In ancient Greece, music was considered one of the seven liberal arts, along with grammar, rhetoric, logic, geometry, arithmetic, and astronomy. A holistic approach to education should … Read more

History of Black Sabbath

Introduction In 1968 in Birmingham the band Polka Tulk Blues Company was established by Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi, Bill Ward, and Geezer Butler. After they were established they changed their band name to Earth, and then in 1969 they changed their name one more time which became Black Sabbath. Since Black Sabbath has been created … Read more

The story of hip hop

Nowadays, hip hop is part of one of the most influential music type around the world.  As one of the most influential rapper called JAY-Z said: «Hip-hop gave a generation a common ground that didn’t require either race to lose anything everyone gained hip hop”. Indeed hip-hop has brought many positive changes nowadays, especially for … Read more

What Are We Singing When We Sing Imagine?

What Are We Singing When We Sing Imagine? Introduction This is a world full of conflicts, different opinions and even wars. Whenever we try to persuade others to believe what we believe, whenever we spend uncountable time and money fighting for what we think we are meant to, there is always a song that gives … Read more

Brian Peter George Eno – Producer

Introduction “My kind of composing is more like the work of a gardener. The gardener takes his seeds and scatters them, knowing what he is planting but not quite what will grow where and when – and he won't necessarily be able to reproduce it again afterwards either.” (Eno, ) It is statements like this … Read more

Tchaikovsky Research Paper

Piotr Ilitch Tchaikovsky was a Russian composer of the Romantic era, born on May 7, 1840AM in Votkinsk, Russia. His works include symphonies, concertos, operas, ballets, chamber music, and a choral setting of the Russian Orthodox Divine Liturgy. Some of these are among the most popular theatrical music in the classical repertoire including the ballets … Read more


From a musical perspective, Australian rock legends AC/DC are known more for their ‘mammoth power chords’ and influential rock sound rather than the inner workings of the band as business. Founders Angus and Malcolm Young put the band together all the way back in 1973 and established their dominance and rock sound with huge hits … Read more

Aram Khachaturian (1903-1978)

Aram Khachaturian (1903-1978) was a Soviet-Armenian composer and conductor who, along with Shostakovich and Prokofiev, was considered as one of the great Titans of Soviet music. He wrote in virtually all genres including symphonies, ballets, chamber works, and concerti. Well described by music critic Edward Greenfield: Khachaturian’s music notably outshone other Soviet contemporaries in creating … Read more

Take the A Train – Billy Strayhorn

The song “Take the A Train” was written by a man named Billy Strayhorn. Strayhorn played piano and wrote arrangements for Duke Ellington’s band. The song eventually became a signature opening piece for Duke Ellington and his Orchestra. After a show in Pittsburgh in 1938, Strayhorn played a piece for Ellington. He copied the orchestra’s … Read more

The music industry and its history

Music is enhanced by history and very much rooted in its surrounding cultures. To discuss how this impacts our understanding of music history, we must first define what history is before we attach this to music. So, what is history? There are many ways in which this question could be answered, but in its most … Read more

Music History

Music is enhanced by history and very much rooted in its surrounding cultures. To discuss how this impacts our understanding of music history, we must first define what history is before we attach this to music. So, what is history? There are many ways in which this question could be answered, but in its most … Read more

Prog in The 70’s

Christian Anthony Goldsmith Meares Intro: Definition of Prog Progressive Rock was born off the back of the counter culture movement of the 1960’s – if not somewhat ironically, the counter culture of the 60’s created its own counter – counter culture with musicians who were more focussed on making music which required more involved listening. … Read more

Vaporwave: An Electronic Music Subgenre

Vaporwave is a musical subgenre and culture that came to fruition in the modern digital age. The term “vaporwave” was coined in 2011, by record producer Will Burnett after hearing the works of many artists of the time (Galil). Vaporwave is an American based genre with roots in chillwave, ambient and avant garde music. The … Read more