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I Am a Music Major

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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 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 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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    Related Experiences

    Some of my favorites written down over the years.. Ravel “Alborada Del Gracioso” (love it, dramatic, dark, castanets) Brahms “Variations on a theme of paganini” (wow...
    mguinm mguinm 41-45, F 4 Responses Jul 19

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    I am assuming that the vast majority of you have already figured this out. But I just want to let you guys know that you should listen to whatever type of music you want to. You...
    MattsShadow MattsShadow 18-21, M Jul 12

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    Music is a major part of my life!
    bret18 bret18 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Music is mans greatest creation
    Bethany17 Bethany17 18-21, F 5 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    If I'm not listening to music, I'm singing (badly) or whistling a tune. It gets very annoying for those I work with! Hahaha....
    ConcreteSleeper ConcreteSleeper 31-35, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Major Lazer - Original Don ft. The Partysquad c:
    DysfunctionalPiano DysfunctionalPiano 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    I especially love this song by German Composer, Pachelbel. It's one of my most favorite titled, "Canon" in D major. They usually play this particular song for weddings when the...
    texaschic35 texaschic35 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    I've been on a major RHCP kick lately. Not necessarily a bad thing I guess lol
    Env06 Env06 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 14

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    The Obsession ContinuesI remember Sunday mornings as a child. Without fail my father would play music. Old music. Nat King Cole, Dean Martin, Elvis, Patti Page - those singers...
    DarkestTrance DarkestTrance 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 16

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    I consider myself a lover of music and this leads to an element of snobbery on my part, although others are just as guilty as I. As with many aspects of my life, I don't like the...
    ForeverInDarkness22 ForeverInDarkness22 22-25, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Music To My Ear's.. I love music, i love the way it can make me feel with my different moods. When i am sad i put it on lay in bed and i feel every word till the tears sting my...
    Gentleandlovingsoul Gentleandlovingsoul 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    Everybody knows of Andrew Lloyd Webber's "Phantom of the Opera", (which is bubkiss, READ THE BOOK) but have you heard of Phantom: The American Musical Sensation? (Still read the...
    GloriousGrey GloriousGrey 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I have over 1,000 songs on my iPod. I listen to music so much that it might as well be my religion. Music plays a very important role in my life and has been there for me when I...
    pleasedonthugme pleasedonthugme 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    Yes. What happend to good, meaningful, deep, real sound, real music... I wonder every day. Music today is mostly made for sell & to make a performer famous - it means it's...
    KillerQueenMagik KillerQueenMagik 16-17, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    ♥ ♪ ♫ I love Music ! ♫ ♪ ♥ I'm such a music freak that I don't discriminate against any style because I always try to find something to appreciate about them. This...
    LittleMinxx LittleMinxx 41-45, F Jun 29

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    Music is great, music is beautiful, music is life. Nah, but music just takes you through these euphoric loops and trances throughout each day that you slowly immerse yourself with...
    SUPERCHARGER2001 SUPERCHARGER2001 22-25 2 Responses Jul 8

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    Playing a musical instrument is the only way one can express his emotions to the people around him and to the whole world. You can always tell whether somebody is sad or happy by...
    pkmaster pkmaster 18-21, M Jul 19

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    I watch programs on music for an hour everyday on T.V.It is mostly about Indian music though sometimes a few English songs are also presented by the singers. “Music gives a...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Music Is a lot more than a catchy tune playing in my ears. It's an escape, a release. If I need to be picked up, music will offer me its hand. If I need to calm down, music will...
    thelongwalks thelongwalks 16-17, F Jul 1

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    i personally enjoy instrumental music over normal music with singing, i have always enjoyed listening to the beats and tones and the music its self rather then listening to people...
    ECrierie ECrierie 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 8

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    Before Kindergarten I always sang oldies because my parents would listen to them all the time. Throughout elementary I liked the newest hip hop, pop, R&B releases just like the...
    Kn0wDreamin9 Kn0wDreamin9 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    Why do people not understand how important my music is to me?! My iPod deleted near enough all of my songs... I had over 1300, and my iTunes won't sync between dark tops on my...
    Xxxshanxxx Xxxshanxxx 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 12

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    Rafael Méndez (1906-1981) was a Mexican trumpet virtuoso who some have argued was the greatest trumpet player of all time. I’ve even made that assertion myself, but...
    Rutterman Rutterman 36-40, M Jul 18

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    Everyone has a way to escape from things. I use music(drawing and writing to but in focusing on music) to escape daily. Music is my life I don't think I can live without It.I...
    FighterWolf FighterWolf 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    I enjoy it because there is a piece of a really great history of our civilisation. I think classical music is sounding simply more natural than all those modern music, with sounds...
    michalmos michalmos 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 2

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    I am a musician. I perform with a band and I sing lead. I hate mainstream music because it's so auto tuned and repetitive. I love alternative and rock music, but not the mainstream...
    skylasting skylasting 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 4

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    I love all kinds of music! I listen to a lot if international music- Arabic, middle eastern Indian, Serbian, Turkish, Jewish, Greek, Chinese, Japanese, etc, world music, etc...
    AquariusLife AquariusLife 26-30, F Jul 5

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    Honestly. I basically listen to music as soon as I wake up, until I go to sleep. I love going to that "Who is this musician and why isn't he/she known?!" Side of YouTube. I have no...
    arandomleprechaun arandomleprechaun 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 9

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    I love music. It's my escape from the world. Earphones in world out. Whenever I feel sad it listen to music. Or when I'm happy I listen to music. My life is basically just one big...
    bubbles1085 bubbles1085 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    Music is my life.... from the hip hop I love, I work out to it, it makes me just go when I need to bounce, or house clean or what ever I need that music to do for me, it is my...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    I play the drums, piano and guitar. Music is one thing that has always just helped me relax, feel different emotions stronger then i've felt before. It has helped me grow as a...
    coldavenue coldavenue 18-21, M 4 Responses Jul 17

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    I ❤️ Music! I listen to music everyday. Basically I think every since I was born there's not a day I haven't listen to music . In fact it's like impossible for me. Music is...
    Makaleetah Makaleetah 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    I love music more than I can explain. Trance, house, all of the "edm genre"... Music keeps my days positive, my mind flowing, and my heart beating. The best is when I see my...
    foreverthisyoung foreverthisyoung 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    Not that it's a problem, it's just, sometimes I think what it'd be like if I didn't have such a wide range of likes for music, like, I was more particular of what I listened to. I...
    TheAudio TheAudio 22-25, M 3 Responses Jun 29

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    Twenty four hours in each day and without music serenading us in our lives, I sincerely feel it would be a bore atmosphere. It lifts our souls and touches us in a way indescribable...
    Xenasdreams Xenasdreams 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    I am an international business and business management major. It will allow me to travel a lot and make good money. It will be hard work though.
    Hnation Hnation 22-25, M Jul 3

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    Music is me... and I am music... My Mum used to tell a story of me about 4 years old with the TV on she was in the kitchen and my kids programme finished and on came some...
    nunos nunos 51-55, M Jul 4

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    Who created this experience? Should have been me... Since early age I've loved music. I was buying 45s at 5 years old with my pocket money and saving up at 7 or 8 to get Axis...
    nunos nunos 51-55, M Jul 4

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    I can't go one day with out music.music is what gives me hope and relaxes me I listen to music all the time music is what keeps me strong👌
    protostar55 protostar55 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 5

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    I love music arghh I never hardly miss a day sitting in the car before school without music I just can't stand it if I have no music because it's makes you bored going to school...
    tiashepherdx tiashepherdx 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    I can't live without music. Life for me without music would be a rough life.Music is truly the only thing that keeps me going when I'm in hard times.When I'm depressed I listen to...
    GingerSlimSTL GingerSlimSTL 13-15, M Jul 8

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    Music makes me feel amazing, like I could be the singer, the drummer, the rockstar, the verse and the chorus. // I grew up to music. I've sung, written, performed, won, lost and...
    urrrrrrrrguts urrrrrrrrguts 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    I decided to audition for Drum Major because I felt as though my band could be a lot better in terms of the experience and to expand out of my comfort zone by doing something I...
    Gogeta1101 Gogeta1101 16-17, M 2 Responses Jul 12

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