music

Music as science

Is there a said age to learn to sing or learn any musical instrument? Think again if your age old dream of strumming your most-loved tunes on the piano, or Guitar maybe writing songs with the passion that had been never lived so far this can be the perfect time to learn or at least give it a shot, and believe me you would be so happy to hear yourself progress with a little practice every day.

Are you confused on where , how and when to start, there are more opportunities for musical studies, research has proved time and again that therapeutic benefits of learning singing or music includes a reinforcement of the immune system, and boosts intellect, and it signifies positive thinking. This applies for the elderly and not to cite that learning or playing your favorite musical instrument, or singing your favorite song can be a lot of fun too, First start to locate a good music school and this is the major and most significant way to start learning from the basis as well as learning the right way too. Music lessons can play an important role in helping the elderly too,to keep a sharp brain and a research conducted related to playing music has proved that music empowers few areas of the brain concerned with memory which might help them in their golden age preventing them from Alzheimer’s diseases and other types of dementia. We all live in uncertain times and many of us carry heavy stress burdens, listening to music or practicing music helps us to focus on the sublime and feel transported to a more tranquil place.

There is indeed a deep mystery within the secret chambers of human body that are easily accessed through the window of music. It is also noticed by many people who teach music at various institutes have witnessed that playing an instrument can play a vital role in helping seniors relax and gain perspective. This happens because music helps in memory retention and adds to your physical and emotional well-being, apart from this singing and listening to songs helps us to express ourselves spiritually and creatively.

Can Music Be Valued As Fine Art?

Music-art

It’s a new day; you get ready for your job, class or just a lazy day at home. As the day progresses you may find yourself plugging in your earphones either into your iPod or phone and listening to music. Maybe you’re walking down the street and you meet with an artist exhibiting their skill on an instrument, if they are any good or you enjoy what they are playing then you may find yourself stopping to listen. It is our human nature to want to connect with other people. Art and music allow us to experience that and make that connection. Unlike other forms of art, music allows the artist to use either their vocal or instrumental sounds (or both) combined in such a way as to produce harmony and at the same time expressing themselves.

Fine art is commonly defined as a creative piece of art whose product is to be appreciated primarily for their imaginative, aesthetic, or intellectual content. We would then attribute the word fine’ to something of great value and something that is rare. Earlier this year, Christie’s art sale became the highest auction ever generating sums totaling to $495 million. It established 16 new world auction records, with nine works selling for more than $10 million and 23 for more than $5 m.

You would then want to ask why music doesn’t attract these kinds of prices. A song normally fetches around $.99 per download. One would then argue that music is less of an art than any other form of art. However, the fiscal disparity can be explained by the fact that there are fewer painters than there are musicians and the rate that painters churn out their pieces is much slower than musicians. However, that doesn’t mean that music is less of an art than paintings or even any other art form. As history would dictate, the word fine’ is not all about the value of the piece but rather the purity of the discipline.

Music and art has been known to be of great value in our various cultures as they have been present for thousands of years. Every nation, if not all, on this planet have a national anthem; a well composed and arranged piece of musical art that gets to make the citizens proud of their country. Furthermore, music is not only used in the artist’s self-expression but also entertain the audience. It has also been known to inspire and encourage those who may be facing a tough time in their lives. Additionally, even in clinical cases, music has been used to treat some illnesses. That’s just to name but a few the uses and benefits if music.

Music and art are an integral part of our culture as human beings. How we choose to look at a particular song and call it Fine Art’ should more than the fiscal value that that piece has; it should be the impact that that particular song has, from the message that it seeks to pass through and to ensure its perfection as far as it’s concerned.