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Why study music?

"Musical meaning is vague, mutable, and, in the end, deeply personal. Still, even if history can never tell us exactly what music means, music can tell us something about history" (Ross, The Rest is Noise [2007], xvii). Music not only entertains but inspires and educates as well, which makes it a political and social tool. Since music reflects influences of both time and place, understanding music helps understand people. Studying music shapes your experience as a learner and tastes as a listener

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