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How does music function as a mirror of its time: Music as a mirror assumption 1 - Western music for the last 1000 years has been marked by almost constant stylistic change. Music has been changing over the years because our society and culture have been changing. The intrusion of ego the ego of the composer - Composers started signing their work 900 years ago. Composers are trying to make something unique, and special
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Unformatted text preview: to get noticed and be original. Over the last thousand years the nature of expressive content has changed. Art expresses personal experience and feelings - individual feelings. What is considered relevant changes from era to era as people continue to express their individuality through their art. The rate of stylistic change in western music has increased as the rate of change in western society has increased....
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