Great Music is well-crafted, enjoyable to listen to and withstood the test of time.
“Sense shines with a double luster when it is set in humility. An able and yet humble man is a jewel worth a kingdom.”
—William Penn Founder Of Pennsylvania, United States
“A kind heart is a fountain of gladness, making everything in its vicinity freshen into smiles.”
—Washington Irving Author
“Music enters our bodies, commandeering the pulse in our veins, and reminds us that pleasure isn't a matter of feeling good but of feeling more alive.”
—Holly Brubach Journalist
“Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything.”
—Plato Classical Greek Philosopher, Mathematician
Stories About Great Music
Christian Heavy Metal
Ive been bullied for years on end and I would go to the depressing screamo songs. But, I looked up alternative Christian...
Submitted by Allegra
Pachabel's canon in D always motivates me to do good deeds without an incentive. I know this is small but, I listened to it...
Everyday Hero Stories
I was bullied and i was called a boy and it really hurt me so when i listned to one direction i would remember and when i was...
Jacquie Sullivan has had a long and successful career as a studio singer, composer, arranger and producer of pop songs, film...
Mitch Lucker was the best. What I loved about him most was his music. He died a few days ago in a motorcyle crash. R.I.P
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i love this
I love all genres. Country, thrasher, screamo, dubstep, hiphop, pop, rap, 80's, 90's...anything really. Music has always been like a friend to me. I could relate to it.
David Who?, Nebraska
lol and i love music and i would like to be like Martin Garrix
Harry Knox, London
My husband and I are folk music singers, and we perform songs that have been in existence in some form or another for hundreds of years! It is the music of the people, of their joys and struggles and ordinary moments. Music is a part of our humanity, an expression of our most raw emotions that go beyond words. I believe music is truly great when it is an honest, authentic expression of those emotions.
Because I have composed symphonies, concertos and string quartets, I have a deep connection to the idea of Great Music. The goal is human joy. Joy is both a perception of and a response to beauty. All Great Music contains beauty, a beauty which is recognized across cultures and across centuries. This is why most Pop Music cannot be considered "Great". Most Pop music is tied to one decade or two decades. Bach's music still gets us going 300 years after it was composed. We can only create Great Music when we look into ourselves, and find joy, and learn to express our joy.
Charles Roland Berry, Seattle, Wa