Music - Nichols 1 Mark Nichols Professor Roelke ENGL...

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Nichols 1 Mark Nichols Professor Roelke ENGL 1310.007 28 October 2007 The Mood of Music According to Merriam-Webster Online, music is "the science or art of ordering tones or in succession, in combination, and in temporal relationships to produce a composition having unity and continuity". There is so much more to music than just the literal meaning of it. To some, music is a hobby. To others however, music is life. Through this, musicians can create music that is meant to incite a certain emotion or feeling. Music speaks to people like no language ever could. Ludwig van Beethoven, famous German composer, was completely deaf and still continued to compose masterpieces, conduct, and even perform after he was completely deaf. The feeling a person gets when they hear music that particularly touches them is unlike any other feeling in the world. Examples of things that happen when you are moved by music are pilomotor reflexes, otherwise known as goosebumps, a feeling of peace within, and spiritual enlightenment. In the motion picture industry, producers work to create a mood
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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2008 for the course ENGL 1310 taught by Professor Roelke during the Fall '07 term at North Texas.

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