Artistic values in traditional music

proceedings of a conference held in Berlin from the 14th to the 16th July 1965
  • 126 Pages
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  • English

International Institute for Comparative Music Studies and Documentation , Berlin
Folk music -- Congresses., Music -- Philosophy and aesthetics -- Congre
Statement[edited by Peter Crossley-Holland].
ContributionsCrossley-Holland, Peter, 1916-, International Institute for Comparative Music Studies and Documentation.
LC ClassificationsML3545 .A78
The Physical Object
Pagination126 leaves ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4952351M
LC Control Number76380560

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Some years ago I read a fascinating book by Oliver Artistic values in traditional music book, Cultural Pessimism. Bennett observes: "In a 'dumbed-down' culture, the idea of an art which might be 'ennobling and spiritualising' was destined to be mocked" ().

Try this experiment. The author maintains that music is more than just "a matter of taste": while some music provides entertainment, or serves as background noise, other music claims to function as art.

This book considers the value of classical music in contemporary society, arguing that it remains distinctive because it works in quite different ways to most of. The amazing story of Kwasi Enin, the year-old from Long Island, NY, who was accepted into all eight Ivy League universities, has been well-covered by the press.

I think it is worth noting that the subject of his college essay, "A Life in Music," is how music became the spark of his intellectual : James Ehnes. Music has been an integral part of society, but the term popular music is a phenomenon of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries Popular music, as defined in the New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, is the music that has developed since the industrialization in the 's, which is in line with the tastes and interests of the urban middle class.

"Classical music" and "art music" are terms that have been used to refer to music of different cultural origins and traditions. Such traditions often date to a period regarded as the "golden age" of music for a particular culture.

The following table lists music styles from throughout the world and the period in history when that tradition was developed.

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Not only do music and rhythm have powerful impacts on how humans perceive their world, but the same influence can be applied in countless different ways. Professor William Kilpatrick noted that humans "tend to learn something more easily and indelibly if it’s set to a rhyme or song," a fact exploited by a myriad of different advertisers.

Music, art concerned with combining vocal or instrumental sounds for beauty of form or emotional expression, usually according to cultural standards of rhythm, melody, and, in most Western music, harmony.

Learn about the history of music and about theories of. Whenever humans come together for any reason, music is there,” writes Daniel Levitin “.weddings, funerals, graduation from college, men marching off to war, stadium sporting events, a night on the town, prayer, a romantic dinner, mothers rocking their infants to sleep and college students studying with music as a background.

” He continues to note that. music is and was [always. I love reading books on art. Not just the kind with pretty pictures, either.

But the kind with words. It baffles me how few of my classes during art school actually had required texts. Thankfully I was lucky enough to stumble into the world of art books on my own, and I believe I’m a better artist for it.

Here are ten.

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Aesthetic principles and extramusical associations. Despite the controversial authenticity and dates of ancient Chinese written sources, a combined study of them produces tantalizing images of courtly parties, military parades, and folk festivals, but it does not provide a single note of music.

Nevertheless, in keeping with the prehistoric traditions of China, the philosophies of sages, such. Not surprisingly, the book is eclectic and multi-dimensional, discussing music from a range of angles including historical foundations, time, nature’s influence, geographic location, anthropological roots, cultural factors, recording technology and the more recent transformation of how music is shared and consumed.

Traditional Music in Community Life: Aspects of Performance, Recordings. and Preservation Although people who write books tend to attribute most of the significance of social and religious life to ideas phrased in words, many deep-seated community bonds are forged through the senses.

They are created and renewed by experiencing sights. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs: Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers: Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon: 6pm Score deals on fashion brands: AbeBooks Books, art & collectibles: ACX Audiobook Publishing Made Easy: Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web: Sell on Amazon Start a Selling Account: Amazon Business Manufacturer: Longman, Inc,   Notable among the practical values of music would be social value, entertainment value, therapeutic value, functioning-enhancement value, and self-affirmation value.

The relation between the practical or instrumental values that a piece of music can possess and its musical or artistic value is complicated, and will vary from case to case. The best books on Classical Music recommended by Igor Toronyi-Lalic 'They don’t actually want to know anything, other than that this is a holy great art form beyond any other, that creates these über-geniuses who have no flaws and can do no wrong.'.

Indeed, if artistic value is equated with meaning, then contemporary songs are in no way artistically “inferior” to music from the traditional canon in this aspect. In many of the traditional musical canon of the East or West, many compositions were sometimes written unique to various tribal groups as a means to establish identity.

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It’s not true, evidently, and the below list of books goes some way to proving. Today is World Book Day, and here are the 10 most significant music books of the last 12 months or so, [ ].

Western culture, sometimes equated with Western civilization, Occidental culture, the Western world, Western society, and European civilization, is the heritage of social norms, ethical values, traditional customs, belief systems, political systems, artifacts and technologies that originated in or are associated with term also applies beyond Europe to countries and cultures whose.

Matthew Gelbart's "Invention of Folk Music and Art Music" conceals behind a rather lumpish title a valuable and exciting new book.

Unlike the commentators who recycle one another's quotes and opinions, Gelbart has gone back to the original sources and produces a challenging new interpretation of "traditional music" and its place in the world Reviews: 2. Métis fiddle music and performance was influenced by Scottish, Irish, French and Indian traditions resulting in a unique style.

Vigorous foot tapping is believed to have originated as a replacement for Indian and Celtic hand drums Métis music was intended for social purpose, especially dancing.

timbres: non-traditional uses of instruments, global instruments, electronic sounds mixed media: music combined with film, art, theater form: traditional and non-traditional structures expression: ranges from subdued works (Impressionism) to excessive exaggeration (Expressionism) nationalism and.

Much of high culture consists of the appreciation of what is sometimes called "high art". This term is rather broader than Arnold's definition and besides literature includes music, visual arts (especially painting), and traditional forms of the performing arts (including some cinema).The decorative arts would not generally be considered high art.

The cultural products most often regarded as. From Art influences society by changing opinions, instilling values and translating experiences across space and time. Research has shown art affects the fundamental sense of self.

Painting, sculpture, music, literature and the other arts are often considered to be the repository of a society’s collective memory. Art preserves what fact-based historical records cannot: how it [ ]. The music event of the season isn’t a surprise-release hip-hop album or a pop diva’s Max Martin-produced single.

It isn’t even music. It’s a book — specifically, Born to Run, the $ The music of Woody Guthrie, Pete Seeger, and Bob Dylan is best described as: popular music.-folk music.-folk music that became part of the popular music tradition.-popular music that became part of the folk music tradition.

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