Szczecin, Poland

Music Arts

Sztuki muzyczne

Language: Polish Studies in Polish
Subject area: arts
University website: akademiasztuki.eu/
Music
Music is an art form and cultural activity whose medium is sound organized in time. The common elements of music are pitch (which governs melody and harmony), rhythm (and its associated concepts tempo, meter, and articulation), dynamics (loudness and softness), and the sonic qualities of timbre and texture (which are sometimes termed the "color" of a musical sound). Different styles or types of music may emphasize, de-emphasize or omit some of these elements. Music is performed with a vast range of instruments and vocal techniques ranging from singing to rapping; there are solely instrumental pieces, solely vocal pieces (such as songs without instrumental accompaniment) and pieces that combine singing and instruments. The word derives from Greek μουσική (mousike; "art of the Muses"). See glossary of musical terminology.
Music
Writ in the climate of heaven, in the language spoken by angels.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, The Children of the Lord's Supper, line 262.
Music
We get nearer to the Lord through music than perhaps through any other thing except prayer.
J. Reuben Clark, LDS Conference Report, Oct. 1936.
Music
Strange! that a harp of thousand strings
Should keep in tune so long.
Isaac Watts, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Book II. 19.
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