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Articles tagged Musical

Musical Taste and Music Education

Media and culture repeatedly preach musical taste as having something inherently associated with who you are as an individual, what you value, and your meaning as a person. This is why many of us have “favorite” bands or artists. We may even take offense when others do...
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Music Together!

Theologian Abraham Kuyper said, “There is not a square inch in the whole domain of our human existence over which Christ, who is Sovereign over all, does not cry, ‘Mine!’” Not only does everything belong to God, but He has also given us responsibilities of stewardship...
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Why Music Theory?

For what should be the end of musicif not the love of beauty? - Plato When I took piano lessons, I hated doing music theory. I did not see that my stumbling and fumbling over pieces that required sight-reading and other knowledge of music theory was a result of my poor...
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Learning to Be Musical

You may remember from my previous article that I argued that we are all—barring some handicap—able to be musical. Therefore, I will not go into much detail about that point because that article addresses most of my reasons for believing this. Keeping this in mind,...
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Are You Musical?

Are you musical? What a question! And the answer will affect so much of what we consider our children and ourselves capable of, much less what we are willing to attempt. As you might have guessed, I suspect that far too many of us consider ourselves unmusical—or maybe...
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