Tradition Interests You The Most In Chapter 2: Hindustani Or Carnatic? (Book Review Sample)
What is the most interesting concept for you in the Introduction?
Tradition Interests You The Most In Chapter 2: Hindustani Or Carnatic?
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February 1, 2018
1 What is the most interesting concept for you in the Introduction?
Perhaps, the most interesting concept in the introduction is the definition of Music itself, as defined by Webster New World Dictionary. Music, as defined is said to be the “(1) The art of combining tones to form expressive compositions; (2) Such compositions; (3) any rhythmic sequence of pleasing sounds” (p. 6). The reason why this piqued my interest the most is that because of the seeming generality of the concept, most people would fail to notice that this is not sufficient to provide a connotative definition of what music is. In some cultures or congregations, for example, rock music would be considered as unpleasing and less of an art, whereas in some jazz music would be considered as distasteful. This linkage towards cultural constructs makes defining music something that is difficult, unless you line your perspective with those on particular culture. Another good example of this would be the “art (and science) of music” as western music theory understands. In most cases, major chords are considered as “playful, happy, and joyous amongst others”, while minor tones imply somber and depressing tunes. Yet, there are other cultures who plays their fes
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