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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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    I absolutely love studying music,

    especially classical voice (which is my emphasis). The fact that most of my classes focus on what I love is amazing. I just wish the work load wasn't so intense :/
    beekachu222 beekachu222 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 15, 2014

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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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    I'm going to be in my 4th year.

    It's a blast (lawl)...no but really, music is just, ugh I can't explain it. I can't imagine going into any other field ?????
    beautifulblessedchild beautifulblessedchild 18-21, F 1 Response May 23

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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 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 20, 2011

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    It's a hard road and I already messed up

    and will be in school longer than I want. But my love for music is keeping me from dropping out
    RessyRes13 RessyRes13 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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    About to shower and I have to put some music on! I think I'll go with The Sugarcubes.
    Kittycatratgirl Kittycatratgirl 36-40, F 28 mins ago

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    I want you And I always will I wish I was worth But I know what you deserve You know I'd rather drown Than to go on without you But you're pulling me down I want you I want you...
    buscameenelcielo buscameenelcielo 26-30, F 1 hr ago

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    And I found it...Then, I have no courage to listen,My life was bleak and gloomy...My soul was broken, my spirit was weakA decade just ended.Vows were bended.But when someone  ...
    4BlackForest 4BlackForest 36-40, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    "Pop music often tells you everything thing is OK, but rock music tells you that it's not ok, but you can change it." - Bono, On the Move
    falloutLauren falloutLauren 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    *The very thought of you.* So many different people sang this song. It is one of my go to songs on a rainy day. I enjoy all of the following takes on it. Sarah Vaughan, Etta...
    lovinglifeandsmiling lovinglifeandsmiling 41-45, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I love music that can paint s picture in an unconventional and abstract way, lyrically or instrumentally...and I tend to really love abstract art as well. I guess they both seem to...
    Mr1470 Mr1470 46-50, M 14 hrs ago

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    Music helps clear my head for a while. Thank God for music, I would be sad most of the time if music didn't exist.
    Alexp3 Alexp3 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    The reason i listen music in the shower are 1. I'm scared being alone in the shower 2. So that i can be beyonce even for 15 minutes 3. So that i can listen to new music i just got...
    sabrinabryn sabrinabryn 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    I like alternative rock, pop rock, rap, electronic music, some blues, country (when I'm in the mood lol), classical music, acapella music...
    asami13 asami13 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    music make body feel good!!!! me like music! me dance to music! fun!! dance with me?
    kittyanthony kittyanthony 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    Music is the very soul of the world, and you can always learn a lot about a person by the music they love. So I always like sitting with friends, sharing our music and talking...
    SavinienBrassheart SavinienBrassheart 26-30, M a week ago

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    Hearing it makes me so happy I cry. Uncontrollably. Every time I hear it. Which can be a major source of embarrassment when I'm weeping in public because it's playing in a store or...
    growgirl growgirl 22-25, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    The great Russian composer and conductor Igor Stravinsky once said that the trouble with music appreciation is people are taught to have too much respect for music. What they...
    williams297 williams297 46-50, M a week ago

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    I have always loved classical music. I guess because it was something totally different I grew up listening to. I fell pregnant 2013 with a beautiful girl. A friend of mine...
    Smiler01 Smiler01 22-25, F Aug 19

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    This page says EDM Music. I am reading some posts on here. If y'all are actually fans of EDM, why do you put music after music?
    RockyVixen RockyVixen 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    In old Hollywood, singing in films, especially those based on musicals are done by the right singers. Take the dubbing for maria done in West side story by Marni Nixon. NOW...
    zachlabodz zachlabodz 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 18

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    I was slowly driving through a street with bars and people on both sides. I was going to turn down my music bc I didn't want to make a scene blasting The Devil Wears Prada but I...
    ogkev ogkev 26-30, M Aug 18

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    You know how people burst into song in musicals?... Well today I went to the grocery store and it was very empty and quiet. I guess because summer is over and it was early. They...
    cmyk323 cmyk323 36-40, F 6 Responses Aug 18

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    The moment my father hauled the Baldwin into our home I knew I needed to investigate. Tall, dark, carefully concealed blemishes; as if describing a mysteriously handsome man. My...
    soulsi soulsi 18-21, F Aug 18

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    Ever heard of Jamkazam? It let's us play music in sync over the internet unlike Skype which has lag delay. I enjoy playing with musicians over seas or in the next state over. I...
    notsimple notsimple 18-21, M Aug 17

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    This is something I came across while reading about Biaural beats/music. It is some of the most peaceful and healing music I have ever heard and when I am impressed with something...
    wraithorn wraithorn 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 16

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    Hey music lovers! Idk if you've heard of the artist Bon Iver but his music is great and I made a music video for one of his songs (Michicant). It would mean a lot if you checked it...
    Hipsterparty102 Hipsterparty102 16-17, M 3 Responses Aug 15

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    When I'm feeling down I love to be in a dark room with my headphones blasting so my brother can hear them from his room down the hall. And even when I'm not feeling down I still...
    maeve106 maeve106 13-15, F Aug 14

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    Just like with movies and everything else, I'm the only one in my house that enjoys music from the '80s. Although I was born in 1988, this is some of the music I grew up listening...
    TheQuirkyQuasar TheQuirkyQuasar 26-30, M 3 Responses Aug 14

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    music calms me down when i am stress or im sad but the beat in the music make everything that has happend in my life and makes it all better because all i think of is how the music...
    Tanya1487 Tanya1487 13-15, F Aug 14

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    music is life. its what makes the world go around. an expression of thought and feeling. can make you happy or sad. can brighten up your day. make you get lost. taken away from the...
    loveknowsnobounds loveknowsnobounds 31-35 Aug 14

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    Unlike most of the people do in these days, I don't listen to music while doing something else. Because on that case I can't focus on the music enough. People don't even give three...
    BeautifulDemon BeautifulDemon 18-21, M 4 Responses Aug 13

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    Finally home from a week spent in Washington! Warped tour was amazing!! This was BY FAR the best trip AND concert I've ever been to!! Met one of my favourite artists (Drama Club...
    MrCutBleedSmile MrCutBleedSmile 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 11

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    For me music is the most powerful of things. Sometimes (often) I think I'm doing ok and might be shopping or something and I hear a song that reaches in and squeezes the pain that...
    frankiegee frankiegee 46-50, M 2 Responses Aug 10

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    i listen to music almost 24/7 every day. i love Music n all kinds of music! im listening music now giggles... its one of my life coping skillz...
    iilovejesusii iilovejesusii 31-35, T Aug 10

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    He's a does nice music although he can be rude sometimes but who haven't done the same. I don't get why people use that as an excuse to not like his music. His behavior has nothing...
    insanecrazyweird insanecrazyweird 18-21, F Aug 9

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    It's actually pretty ridiculous. I'm very weird with my music. I don't usually care about the genre (as long as it's not Scream-O or most metal songs). However, I do like certain...
    JustAnotherHuman34 JustAnotherHuman34 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 8

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    I love all kinds of music. Everyday it seems I am just adding more and more songs to my music library! I just can't get enough music haha!!
    jimmyruppert jimmyruppert 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 7

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    In the words of my stoner friend "Bruh, Music isn't just music. Music is life."
    Jack0fAllTrades Jack0fAllTrades 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 7

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