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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 as a Liberating Art (Excerpted from The Neglected Muse: Why Music Is an Essential Liberal Art [Part V*])

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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