Kristin MarkhamMs. CarusoENGL 110120 September 2011What is music? “Music is an art of sound in time that expresses ideas and emotions insignificant forms through the elements of rhythm, melody, harmony, and color,” (Music 1). Yes,music can be defined in a dictionary but is that was music really is to everyone? Music may besomeones job, a hobby, a way of self expression, a way of motivation or music could be just purely a form of entertainment and fun. People listen to music when they are happy, sad,depressed, grieving, in love, or maybe even when they are broken hearted. Music does not justhave one meaning for one person, if so, there would be one song and it would have the samemeaning for everyone.For some there may be one song that means more to them than any other. People likesongs for different reasons, there are so many elements to music that make every song unique.Every song has a singer or artist, next come lyrics, then there are instruments, a beat, bandmembers, etc.. Songs may be liked because they are fun to dance to or the lyrics are reallymeaningful and if you’re really lucky a song has both. Having good lyrics and a fun beatseparates good music from great music.One song that has a great beat and excellent lyrics is the song “Stereo Hearts” by TheGym Class Heroes. There are many categories that this song could be put into because it canappeal to many different audiences. This song is definitely a love song but it is different thanMarkham 1
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10/11/11 9:10AMTry combining the ideas inthis paragraph with your intro. Go ahead and get intothe song you’re using here.