What Do You Think Of A Cappella Music?

A cappella music, that is, music produced by only the human voice, tends to produce strong reactions. People love it, hate it, and everything in between. Do you find it impressive, annoying, or entertaining?

Share why if you wish.

 

What Music Do You Dislike That Everyone Else Likes?

There always seems to be some music that everyone is listening to, and you just don’t understand why. The reason for their popularity escapes you.

Who is that for you?

Share why if you wish.

What Does Your Favorite Music Say About You?

We all have bands or singers that we enjoy. They create music that might make us dance, make us think, or make us feel.

The particular musician or group, however, can help explain something about your personality. The style or genre that resonates with you can also be illuminating.

What is your favorite music? And what does it say about you?

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How Does Creative Expression Help Us to Know Ourselves Better?

I have several songs in my music collection that speak to me. There’s a dance performance that moves me every time I see it. And an essay from my favorite author helped form my beliefs as I was developing my own political identity.

It seems art can sometimes communicate directly with our soul. How does creative expression help us to know ourselves better?

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Why Does Music Evoke Emotion?

People love music. The exact type of music might change from person to person, but it seems like the interest in making music and listening to music is baked in to our DNA.

Music can have a powerful effect on people. It can make people laugh, provoke fear, bring them to tears, or make you tap your foot. Hearing a particular song can instantly bring back a memory from long ago.

But why? What is it about music that speaks to us as a species? Why does music make us feel anything at all?

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