The Intellectual Side of Music Essay

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Devin Walker Professor McCrary EN 130 25 September 2013 The Intellectual Side of Music When music is heard as a noise, is it mostly true? Can we only view the large amount of music being produced this generation as “White Noise”? In the early stages of Bach, Beethoven, Handel, Tchaikovsky, and even Mendelssohn music began to evolve into a form of the arts. These people are all-time greats in their own sense of musical geniuses’ and musical prodigies. Just like food is essential, music is as important to the mind and body. In the parts of the brain, music helps expedite mood, personal management, social skills, self-discipline, and literary perception. Through music an individual’s brain works at sites such as the Hormonal System, Thalamus, Nucleus, Orbitofrontal Cortex will test exceptionally well for effectiveness. The mind wants to hear music at a certain mood an individual’s body or heart is feeling. The exposure of the emotional state through music helps musicians progress their emotional awareness. Music is able to provide the states of ambiance to help synchronize everyday life. Composition has given the population to help grow the observed sensory information and how to act upon it. People who play or sing music are so judgmental on selective hearing with the ability to hear a sound division. With this musician are able to have a higher brain growth is over five areas. Music has the ability to change the brain development to larger scales than non-musicians. Areas such as the Cerebellum and the Corpus Callosum can be produced larger than the average person. With this nerve growth, string players are at the greatest advantage. With musicians the brain has been believed to process information faster due to the long term effects on intelligence. Have you ever thought to yourself why Michael Phelps always walked into the arena listening to music? Music

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