I feel that we talk in colours, and these colours become the story you want to tell, and how you tell it. Staatliche Museen zu Berlin—Preussischer Kulturbesitz Yet Plato, in treating earthly music as a shadow of the ideal, saw a symbolic significance in the art.
Our ability to consume has become phenomenal, music is now an all you can eat buffet, but we still have our favourite meals. Although writers of lists of "rudimentary elements of music" can vary their lists depending on their personal or institutional priorities, the perceptual elements of music should consist of an established or proven list of discrete elements which can be independently manipulated to achieve an intended musical effect.
Music is powerful in its impact on human feeling and on the interpretation of events. I came at it not from doing piano scales, but from programming computers.
This is, I suppose, what great poetry strives for.
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It is extraordinarily complex in the neural circuits it employs, appearing to elicit emotion in at least six different brain mechanisms. I can get emotional and choked up. However, the arts have an infinite number of benefits that are available to everyone.
Earthly music, however, is suspect; Plato distrusted its emotional power.