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Most influential art form in the world today? Pop music.

The intellectual playwright Henry in Tom Stoppard’s The Real Thing has a hilarious sequence in which he is asked to choose his favorite music on BBC Radio 4’s Desert Island Discs. Henry has to decide whether to play the music that he believes his audience will appreciate him for or to be true to himself …

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Reasons Why Today’s Youth Need Electronic Music

Recently, electronic music has expanded at an astounding rate. Currently, DJs are the ones who can make or ruin a song. Several musical subgenres have been influenced by electronic music’s rise to prominence alongside electronic music. Contemporary society accepts electronic music as one of the few musical styles—audiences of many ages like electronic music from …

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Theories of musical signification since the nineteenth century

Many different interpretations of musical meaning have been proposed since the nineteenth century. If a theorist is someone who explains something, then musicians themselves were not theorists before the 19th century. When not an explanation of a current or developing musical fashion, music theory usually takes the form of a technical manual for singing or …