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The more the music reminds them of a train, a storm, a funeral, or any other familiar conception the more expressive it appears to be to them.
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The fascination and emotional impact of simple rhythms such as these, repeated over and over again, as they sometimes are, with electrifying effect, is quite beyond analysis.
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A beautiful melody, like a piece of music in its entirety, should be of satisfying proportions.
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By comparison with rhythm and melody, harmony is the most sophisticated of the three musical elements.
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Despite harmonic innovations, a large part of contemporary music remains basically diatonic and tonal.
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There are two ways in which structure in music may be considered: 1. Form in relation to a piece of the whole and 2. Form in relation to the separate, shorter part of piece.
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One all-important principle is used in music to create...

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