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Published on October 14, 2008

Author: mcmaster_multimedia2

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A study of the value of music in travel
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The Universal Language A look at music and travel

“ I think music in itself is healing. It’s an explosive expression of humanity. It’s something we are all touched by. No matter what culture we’re from, everyone loves music” Billy Joel The guitar, originally from Spain, is a staple in popular music The bongos of Africa represent a natural form of expression The sitar of India is an instrument of spirituality A sample of styles and instrumentation…

Billy Joel

Cultures utilize music in a variety of ways Religion Self-discovery Communication A drum circle acts as a natural form of expression, allowing all individuals involved to participate. A sense of community is formed, allowing for ceremonies and rituals Celebration Expression

Religion

Self-discovery

Communication

Celebration

Expression

Despite the media’s constant distribution of popular music, the vast majority still consume folk, a.k.a the native music of a region World Music Consumption

 

The Value of Music in Travel Bringing a foreign instrument into a foreign country will not change its tone, allowing it to act as a voice for the mute traveler. The variety in form and instrumentation throughout the world allows a musician to blur boundaries between foreign and folk Music is the language of life, of passion, and it lies at the heart of many cultures throughout the world Tap into the music of a region, and you will tap into its soul

Bringing a foreign instrument into a foreign country will not change its tone, allowing it to act as a voice for the mute traveler.

The variety in form and instrumentation throughout the world allows a musician to blur boundaries between foreign and folk

Music is the language of life, of passion, and it lies at the heart of many cultures throughout the world

Tap into the music of a region, and you will tap into its soul

 

 

Closing Comments No matter how much evolved a form of music is or how sophisticated it’s approach, music touches everyone’s soul. If you do not connect to any music, you probably are losing a part of yourself. Sapan Shah Communication and understanding are common needs we all desire, as basic and necessary as food or water. Music is that which unites us, despite the barriers we endure.

No matter how much evolved a form of music is or how sophisticated it’s approach, music touches everyone’s soul. If you do not connect to any music, you probably are losing a part of yourself.

Sapan Shah

Communication and understanding are common needs we all desire, as basic and necessary as food or water. Music is that which unites us, despite the barriers we endure.

Works Cited Pictures 5WakarusaMusicFestDrumCircle6-10-07, http://i235.photobucket.com/albums/ee136/anuransol/5WakarusaMusicFestDrumCircle6-10-07.jpg Bagpipes , http://www.stuff.co.nz/blogs/wp-content/uploads/2008/05/bagpipes.jpg Bamboo_Flute_and_Cornet , http://www.lakewoodconferences.com/direct/dbimage/50332571/Bamboo_Flute_and_Cornet.jpg Bongo Drums , http://www.zvrk.co.yu/Slike/muzika/instrumenti/Bongo%20Drums.jpg Button accordian , http://radiofreepeterborough.ca/files/button%20accordian.jpg GCE4110R-BU , http://www.southbaywholesale.com/images/products/GCE4110R-BU.jpg Professional-sitar , http://www.pakrashi-harmonium.com/pcat-gifs/products-large1/professional-sitar.jpg World map , http://chuma.cas.usf.edu/~juster/volc1/world%20map.gif Quotes Joel, Billy. &quot;Think Exist.&quot; <http://thinkexist.com/quotes/with/keyword/culture/>. Shah, Sapan. &quot;Universal Language of Music.&quot; Buzzle. 24 Jan. 2005. <http://www.buzzle.com/editorials/1-24-2005-64674.asp>. * Additional pictures and information all from my own sources / knowledge

Pictures

5WakarusaMusicFestDrumCircle6-10-07, http://i235.photobucket.com/albums/ee136/anuransol/5WakarusaMusicFestDrumCircle6-10-07.jpg

Bagpipes , http://www.stuff.co.nz/blogs/wp-content/uploads/2008/05/bagpipes.jpg

Bamboo_Flute_and_Cornet , http://www.lakewoodconferences.com/direct/dbimage/50332571/Bamboo_Flute_and_Cornet.jpg

Bongo Drums , http://www.zvrk.co.yu/Slike/muzika/instrumenti/Bongo%20Drums.jpg

Button accordian , http://radiofreepeterborough.ca/files/button%20accordian.jpg

GCE4110R-BU , http://www.southbaywholesale.com/images/products/GCE4110R-BU.jpg

Professional-sitar , http://www.pakrashi-harmonium.com/pcat-gifs/products-large1/professional-sitar.jpg

World map , http://chuma.cas.usf.edu/~juster/volc1/world%20map.gif

Quotes

Joel, Billy. &quot;Think Exist.&quot; <http://thinkexist.com/quotes/with/keyword/culture/>.

Shah, Sapan. &quot;Universal Language of Music.&quot; Buzzle. 24 Jan. 2005. <http://www.buzzle.com/editorials/1-24-2005-64674.asp>.

* Additional pictures and information all from my own sources / knowledge

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