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Forgotten Music -the benefits of Classical Music

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Forgotten Music Too many people think that classical music is boring and old-fashioned: it has disappeared among us. Since the early 1920s, people have stopped listening to classical music, but many seem to forget that you can achieve much by only listening to it. People should stop thinking that classical music is hard to listen to and start to consider its positive effects. In the early 1900s, classical music was a popular genre. Some of the most famous classical musicians included J.S. Bach, W. Amadeus Mozart, and Ludwig van Beethoven. A lot of people have forgotten classical music these days because of modern music. Steady beats are now considered boring, when they actually help us. Other reasons as to why someone might prefer modern music is because it may cause sleepiness from those who listen to it for the first time. Classical music has become an old-fashioned, boring topic to talk about or to listen to. People do not know the power of classical music, or, how just by listening to it, it positively affects us. Does music always have a positive effect on us? The answer is yes, but it depends on the genres of music. ...read more.

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"Easy listening music or relaxing classics improve the duration and intensity concentration in all age groups and ability levels" ("Surprising Effects of Music"). And not only does it help mentally, it also benefits us physically. For example: music improves athletic performance. Choosing cheerful or fast music makes you move easier. It also helps you perform better at your work with music in the background. What else can music do for you? Music has healing powers. "Music can help migraine and chronic headache sufferers reduce the intensity and duration of the headaches" ("Surprising Effects of Music"). More quiet or slow classical music can help reduce stress regardless of your age, and also aids in relaxing your muscles by releasing some tension; flat notes in classical music helps increase sleep. Many people suffering from insomnia can also listen to classical music before going to bed, making life more valuable and positive. Different groups of people can also benefit from listening to classical music. Classical music is used by a variety of groups of people in society. Police departments have used classical music to help assist in the reduction of crimes. The results were surprising: "after playing the music for six months: robberies were cut by 33 percent, staff assaults decreased by 25 percent, and vandalism went down 37 percent" ("How Classical Music Can Reduce Crime, Benefit Your Mood and Increase Your Spending."). ...read more.

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It affects process of learning and thinking. Music increases our creativity. It has a direct influence on your mood. "Positive Effects of Classical Music for Children." 2 Jan 2010. Articlesbase.com. Web. 19 Jan. 2011. Mozart's compositions improve children's performance; makes them think intellectually stronger and smarter. Classical compositions influence children's creativity and make them more confident. It makes kid more positive and has a better attitude. Helps them motivated and guided. Increase of serotonin makes kids happier. "Surprising Effects Of Music." Emedexpert.com. Web. 19 Jan. 2011. Music involves the use of the whole brain. Music is beneficial for learning languages, improving memory, and concentration; it can be distracting if it is too loud. It has positive effects on pain management. It is good for heart, great for relaxing and helps migraines and headaches. Learning music or playing an instrument makes you learn better. Music improves athletic performance, making you move more and be more cheerful. Classical music helps to sleep. Listening to slow, quiet classical music reduces stress. "The Effects of Classical Music in Education" Hstreasures.com. Web. 19 Jan. 2011. Classical music calms the body and stimulates the mind. Music is helpful for mental concentration and test-taking, but classical music has a negative impact on students taking math exams. ?? ?? ?? ?? 1 ...read more.

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