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Articles tagged Music Appreciation

What Does Beauty Require of Us?

Preface: I am writing from the perspective of my passion for music. There are countless other passions and areas of interest where the following ideas could be applied. I am not writing as if everyone should approach music a certain way. I am writing that everyone...
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Music as a Liberating Art (Excerpted from The Neglected Muse: Why Music Is an Essential Liberal Art [Part V*])

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The study of music has several goals. One of them is to improve, through education, students' aesthetic taste: to introduce them to truly great music in an effort to beget a love for all things graceful and well formed. As a music teacher, I hope that the study of...
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