Music meaning

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Music stimulates the areas of the brain that are responsible for your thinking, planning, and analyzing, thereby improving your organizational skills and making you more capable of handling challenging math problems.
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Music is a form of art that combines vocal or instrumental sounds to create a composition.
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Music may help you think better, analyze matters faster, and work more efficiently.
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Studies have shown that music triggers notable improvements in a student’s academic skills when they listen to certain types of music while they are studying.
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Music with stronger beats causes brain waves to resonate in such a way that is in sync with the music. This brings about higher levels of alertness and concentration.
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An aesthetically pleasing or harmonious sound or combination of sounds.

The music of the wind in the pines.

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Vocal or instrumental sounds possessing a degree of melody, harmony, or rhythm.
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A particular category or kind of music.
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Any rhythmic sequence of pleasing sounds, as of birds, water, etc.
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Ability to respond to or take pleasure in music.

No music in his soul.

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Modern and alternative treatments have began to embrace music's effects by making use of music therapy to treat depression, ADD, seizures, premature infancy and insomnia.
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Music can stay in your head long after hearing it. Called an "earworm," this is caused by a stimulation of the brain's auditory cortex that fills in parts of a song that you have heard before and "plays" the song in your brain.

An example of music is rock and roll.

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The art of arranging sounds in time so as to produce a continuous, unified, and evocative composition, as through melody, harmony, rhythm, and timbre.
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A musical accompaniment.
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The art and science of combining vocal or instrumental sounds or tones in varying melody, harmony, rhythm, and timbre, esp. so as to form structurally complete and emotionally expressive compositions.
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The written or printed score of a musical composition.
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Music can cause an increase in serotonin levels thereby creating positive effects on the brain cells that control memory power, learning, mood, sleep functions, body temperature regulation mechanisms, sexual desires, and other processes.
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The sounds or tones so arranged, or the arrangement of these.
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face the music
  • To accept the consequences of one's actions, however unpleasant.
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set to music
  • To compose music for (a poem, etc.).
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Origin of music

  • Middle English from Old French musique from Latin mūsica from Greek mousikē (tekhnē) (art) of the Muses feminine of mousikos of the Muses from Mousa Muse men-1 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition