Music : A Powerful Form Of Art

1516 Words Feb 24th, 2016 7 Pages
Music is vitally important to countless people. As said by Frank Zappa, “without music to decorate it, time is just a bunch of boring production deadlines or dates by which bills must be paid.” Music brings art and creativity to a person’s life. Unlike, art or paintings or some theater, anyone can appreciate it. Simply, by tapping your foot to the beat, you are appreciating the art of music. Music is a powerful form of art. It motivates and inspires its listener. Music is like an indescribable force, present is every culture known to man. Music influences the things we do, and how we see the world. For each individual person, the exact same song can form millions of different meanings. Everyone has a different perception of music and their own unique taste. A single musical group can have a huge impact on a person’s life. Similar to how a musical movement can have a lasting impact on history. Music is an unexplained phenomenon in our history. Without fault, it is present in every culture known to man. What makes it so special? It may not seem so at first, but our culture would have grown to be very different without music. The cultural explosion of the jazz age influenced, not only other musicians, but countless other artists, painters, writers, and even politicians. Jazz developed into blues, and blues into rock and roll, and rock and roll into almost every genre of music we see today. Think of all the cultural movements that were initially caused by music. Infinite…
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