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Max Spinner September 8, 2009 Course section: 0301 UID: 109943246 1. Five arts that can be combined with music are quotation, the supernatural, drama, dance, and synergism. 2. Advantages of staff notation includes that distance relationships between different pitches can be illustrated through staff lines. Clefs also depict a precise pitch for the piece. An initial disadvantage was that the pitches were not standardized. The advantages of tablature are that, in guitars for example, a small diagram can evince which frets should be played and which should be omitted. The composer can also write what chord to play above the tablature. A disadvantage is that a player may not recognize the notation, however, the tablature below can still tell him what to play. An advantage of cipher notation is that it may be simpler for some people to understand, since numbers denote the melody. A disadvantage is that cipher uses Japanese
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Unformatted text preview: characters, which not everyone is familiar with. 3. Music is not an invention of man. Man is just the first creature to define music how we define it today. A bird chirping is often considered music. Birds did not learn this from man, so man could not have invented music. Man has, however, created instruments, songs, and pieces that have made music much more popular, intricate, interesting, and incredible. 4. Music has many functions in society. It is something that provides jobs for artists, producers, and other people in the music industry. It provides entertainment through concerts, clubs, CDs, and in movies. Music also has the ability to heal through music therapy. Music also bonds people together when they like the same song, album, or artist. Music plays a very large role in society through many different manners....
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