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    Why do people find comfort in certain music genres, and how does music affect our behavior? It is known by most that music can and likely does affect our behavior, many people wonder how and why it affects so many people in such diverse ways. Could it be because music makes us feel a certain way? Do different music genres make us think different thoughts? What kind of thoughts do they cause us to come up with? Can music cause us to act a certain way? Does music have any health benefits for humans?

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    Music Genre Analysis

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    A music genre is a category of pieces of music that share a certain style or “basic musical language” (van der Merwe 1989, p.3). The two articles that I will be comparing are “Genres, Subgenres, Sub-Subgenres and More” by Kembrew McLeod (2001) and “On the Value of Popular Music” by S. Firth (1996). Categorizing music is especially challenging when it comes to fitting it into sub genres. As we move through the ages, and technology and communication becomes more complex, newer and unique genres are

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    fully understand genre and what exactly it meant. I was aware that genre exists in music, such as rap, hip hop, R&B, classical, rock, etc. Going off of my knowledge on that, I thought that genre was similar to a subcategory. I thought that genre was the smaller parts that construct a bigger idea. Other than that, I did not have a really clear definition of genre. 2. Now, I define genre differently than before this class. Genre can exist in just about every aspect of society. Genre is a category that

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    Music-genre Stereotypes

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    Can music preferences serve as a clue to a person's character? Can music applied as a vehicle for self-expression? The article "The Content and Validity of Music-genre stereotypes Among College Students" by Peter J. Rentfrow and Samuel D. Gosling said yes. In the article, 206 University of Taxes at Austin undergraduates participated in the research. In order to look into the associations individuals naturally make about the fans of different style of music, the participants were divided into groups

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    Music has been around for centuries, from the cavemen hitting bones on rocks to the new techno music the younger generations listens to. Music has branched since then into many different genres: first came the classical, then it deviated into something not a soul had experienced; rock or hip hop or punk, or rap, or many other versions of sound. Of all the genres that exist in today's modern world, the best that is available to people is definitely rock music. Rock music has connected to audiences

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    Rock Music Genre Essay

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    many factors in our day to day lives have evolved too, including musical genre. One such genre is rock. Rock is a genre for the youth, by the youth, it has evolved to stay with the times and stand up for what’s right. In this essay I will prove why rock is a good example to show how genre has been defined, maintained, constructed and negotiated through the past 60-70 years since the very first Proto Rock song came out. Genre is difficult subject to define, yet many have attempted to define it including

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    Country Music Genres

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    The ever changing genre of country music Country music has been an ever changing genre that evolves along with the lives of the people that listen and the artist that perform it. Today’s country music contains a wide variety of artists who have been influenced by the different subgenres that came before them. According to The Bedford Book of Genres “A genre is a composition’s kind, category, or sort. Genres give us a way to categorize or describe types of compositions”. (Braziller and Kleinfeld)

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    The Genre of Electronic Music

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    In addition to genres making slow, gradual shifts in their course of development, the invention of new, useful technologies abruptly altered and almost completely transformed many genres and their sounds. Although new and innovative technology has always influenced the speed at which music advances, only recently has technology so abruptly made such an imprint on music and its quality. The use of devices such as turntables and synthesizers brought about the genre of Electronic music, which is specifically

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    Have you ever wondered how other genres of music started? Although every style has its own unique sound, they’re somehow related in a small way. As a musician you may try to incorporate their style of playing and tweak it to make it personal and your own. However, there are hundreds of genres to choose from I’ve decided to choose a select few that I’ve found appealing to me. Math rock is a rhythmically complex, guitar-based style of experimental rock music that became known in the late 1980’s. It

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    Hip-hop is one of the most popular genres of music in the U.S. It is very influential in today’s youth, especially young African-American males. It has created such a false image for them, leading them to believe that much of what the rappers talk about is appropriate. Nowadays, some of the most popular rap songs and lyrics are just too graphic for them to be listening to at their age. Hip-hop music causes African-American males to engage in activities that will negatively affect their future. In

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