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I Am a Music Major

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    Music Therapy/psychology Major

    I know.... I am not the typical music ed, performance or composition major.  I am a music therapy major, who is double majoring in psychology (I know...i'll be in school forever).  For those of you who don't know what music therapy is, or are unsure, go take a...
    bing1776 bing1776 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 9, 2008

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    Music Majors Should Love Music.

    so many music majors i know, are perfectionists. they love music because they love to mold something into perfection. yet, they miss out on the power of music; its ability to capture you and take you where you need to go. how you can close your eyes and float in nothingness...
    lonexlily lonexlily 18-21, F Mar 13, 2010

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    Music Is A Vast Universe, And We Have Not Yet Mapped A Planet.

    I will only accept music that is incomprehensibly bafflingly infathomably phenomenal. That is to say "I hate all music that has ever been written by man." I am a composer, and I have not yet contributed an innovation to the musical world. However, I hope to one day...
    yyz2112 yyz2112 18-21, M Nov 28, 2009

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    Thrilled And Yet Sometimes Discouraged...

    I changed my major to Music after talking to my Choir professor last semester and also the counselor I was talking to at the Wellness center. My professor says I have a wonderful voice and she sees that I am very dedicated and work hard. My counselor told me my face lights up...
    LuciaRose LuciaRose 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 20, 2011

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    Music defines me and this is not a sound track. So, I whiched gears and moved to more of a me topic today. The Song that has been the most stressed and stressful song since I was a...
    intheair2nite intheair2nite 46-50, F 2 Responses Oct 8

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    Shuffle your music player. List the first 5 songs to play. No cheating... Paul Thorn-Pimps and Preachers Jimmy LaFave-Desperate Men Do Desperate Things Ryan Bingham-Junky Star...
    Rebel7979 Rebel7979 31-35, M 3 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    Relaxing music https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=UOxWM7SC88c
    meowandarf meowandarf 26-30, F 14 hrs ago

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    ****. I'm nervous about an audition tonight. I'm keeping every ten minutes. Literally. I've got to play Ribbon in the Sky" for them, a piece I've created and a piece they choose...
    Jennerrous Jennerrous 36-40, F 3 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    I need new music to listen too, i love indie, rock, punk and acoustic stuff such as: Guns and roses, christina perri, imagine dragons, biffy clyro and so much more so if anyone has...
    labyrinthandinfinity labyrinthandinfinity 18-21, F 3 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    The Ocean Blue - "Drifting, Falling" (Official Music Video)
    JosephSpartanCrimson JosephSpartanCrimson 26-30, M 7 hrs ago

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    Sometimes one can't feel but the message in some music. Have you ever felt as this song indicates?
    SmartSweet1 SmartSweet1 51-55, F 7 hrs ago

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    Just because the music is so cool:
    Myfairlady1 Myfairlady1 46-50, F 5 hrs ago

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    It's not my favorite type of music but before I started driving country is what was on the radio my mom listens to it so song from 04 to 08 is my favorite childhood memories
    Twincrue Twincrue 18-21, M 44 mins ago

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    I'm a psychology major. I researched it a lot before I chose it. While I like social sciences as a fun hobby to read and explore, I'm not fond of the classes that come with being a...
    ajrestless ajrestless 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Music to dance too .. Music to sing along too .. Music to listen too .. Music inspired from memories .. Music of friends .. Music of loves .. Music which dedicates .. Music from...
    WanderingxYingxYang WanderingxYingxYang 46-50, F 2 Responses Sep 28

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    Quite a bit of time ago, someone recommended a song for me to listen to. They thought I would like it. I tend to be pretty open-minded even though I am a Christian. I am the type...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Oct 11

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    I love my culture afghan music. The beat that really gets me going is the tabla the most famous percussion music instrument in Afghanistan. Sometimes the beat is really fast or...
    ahna95 ahna95 18-21, F Sep 24

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    Just like in fashion where fashion drapes me but doesn't define me and if you saw my wardrobe, you'd see a varied collection of homemade, storebought, famous brand, not known...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Sep 29

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    ♪Floating, falling, sweet intoxication. Touch me, trust me, savor each sensation. Let the dream begin, let your darker side give in. To the power of the music that I write. The...
    MyEternalDesires MyEternalDesires 22-25, F Sep 30

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    Music was the first love of my life.... Wanting to do music is the first thing that I remember wanting to do as a kid. There cannot be a day that passes without playing music. I...
    User7of9 User7of9 31-35, F Oct 5

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    A lot of people, even radical Christians, lump all rap together. I was raised with Christian music but within that sector, I was introduced to pop, inspirational, gospel, children...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 24

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    Its quite simple really as I just love my music. I think music brings back great memories and there is music for every occasion. My music taste is so varied and over the years I...
    sometimesilky sometimesilky 41-45, M 3 Responses Sep 26

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    it was always something that interested me, but felt so distant. its funny how you get into things. I got intensely into music as a freshman high school. listening to music is...
    someoneandstuff someoneandstuff 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 26

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    My first time seeing a music video on TV was at my babysitter's house when I was a kid. The music video was for Heavenbound, a song by Christian rap, Christian rock boy group DC...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Oct 5

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    I have very eclectic musical taste and love many different artists and songs, but rap music will never feature on any playlist of mine. It is just so dull, predictable and...
    ThePhilogynist ThePhilogynist 36-40, M 4 Responses Oct 8

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    People ask me why i prefure old music, so heres the answer. Today anyone can be a singer, u post a video and u get noticed. Old performers such as Johnny Cash, Elvis Presley, and...
    danhorse danhorse 18-21, F Oct 11

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    Music is my oldest friend it has helped me all my life it got me through childhood abuse it got me through primary school bulling it got me through eating disorders and self harm...
    SophieeJordan SophieeJordan 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    For reasons unknown, Darren Hayes has always been able to create the music I needed to hear. Now, I know what you’re thinking: She’s just a huge fan! However, it goes deeper...
    Vanaheim Vanaheim 31-35, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Music is the thing that gets me out of bed. It soothes my pains and wonders away. Music is the only thing that is the easiest way to speak to someone. You can express your love...
    forgea forgea 13-15, F 18 hrs ago

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    I've always known I was a composer, since I can remember and my music is now in more than 200 films and hundreds of TV shows and albums but I was just reminded you are never past...
    hypersex1111 hypersex1111 41-45, M Sep 26

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    House Music. What can i say, this is hands down the best genre of music ever! I can literally dance all night to house music.. Deep house music babyyy ;) I left my heart in Ibiza...
    beautifulsupriseuk beautifulsupriseuk 18-21, F Sep 27

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    Music = emotion Music = vision of the earth Music = un contious way of thinking Know what u listen to and don't let the wrong music get to u!!!
    jack3683 jack3683 16-17, M 1 Response Sep 28

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    In the past I would've said that. I found on the radio a college station that played classical music by day, but at night (late night around 11 or midnight) played alternative rock...
    mistressmonique mistressmonique 46-50, F Sep 30

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    When I was growing up, we always had music in our household. My own mum was a singer in her youth. She had her own band. Although she gave it up when she started working and got...
    Ladygrey79 Ladygrey79 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 5

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    I'm constantly listening to music! I gotta have music playing almost all day haha. I go crazy without it! Music just helps keep my mind off things, it's helped me through some hard...
    HisDaysAreNumbered HisDaysAreNumbered 18-21, M Oct 8

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    The final four is now set in major league baseball. Cardinals/Giants in the National League and The Orioles/Royals in the American League. Go underdog Royals!!!! AL series opens...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 2 Responses Oct 8

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    I do. I LOVE music. A wide variety of it. But so much music these days, I'm not sure qualifies as music. My friend posted a meme about a song because the lyrics are hard to hear...
    NotFirstNotLast NotFirstNotLast 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 11

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    "There is a progression in all the music here, but it is so subtle, so quiet and un-intrusive, the listener would have to pay very careful attention to everything that is happening...
    Hypnotia Hypnotia 51-55, M 2 Responses Oct 14

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    I am a good dancer especially the songs that I like and know like bo$$ by fifth harmony that is one of my favorite songs and I know all the dances I can dance to right along to it...
    Ahlivia Ahlivia 13-15, F Oct 15

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    Apparently, according to my friend and her sibling I have weird tastes in music. But how exactly can music be weird? There are so many different types of genres that speak to so...
    beltroyse beltroyse 22-25, F Oct 16

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    For many years I lived out of a kit-bag, possessing only enough items to furnish a barrack-room. One 'luxury' I always insisted on was music. No matter where in the world I ended...
    Phaedrus1975 Phaedrus1975 36-40, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I was up at an insane hour yesterday to supposedly work but ended up reading a book, an old favourite of mine. Just before 7am I went up to my room to get dressed to go out for a...
    Ladygrey79 Ladygrey79 31-35, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I used to love to wake up to the sounds of birds chirping. Music to the ears and feeling thankful for beautiful mornings. Now that we've moved, all I can hear is endless honking...
    ira01 ira01 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    While music's effect on the brain's dopamine, cortisol, serotonin and oxytocin have been discussed and studied much, I'm not sure how much people have considered the effects of...
    Faust76 Faust76 36-40, M Sep 24

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    Music is my life it basically helps me get through a lot of stuff. My favourite type of music to listen to is indie rock . I love indie music . My favourite band is The 1975 i love...
    Loving1234 Loving1234 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 25

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    What Does Music Look Like?*******************************For me Music is Life, Energy, Passion, Love, it's Sensual, Sexual, it frees my body and my mind.Music is EVERYTHING! ...
    IrisROE IrisROE 56-60, F Sep 25

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    I love many genres when it comes to music. However, I love classical music the best because it puts me in a great mood when listening to the various compositions by various...
    debbielovescruises debbielovescruises 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 26

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