eXTReMe Tracker

Jump to content

Welcome to General Talk
Register now to gain access to all of our features. Once registered and logged in, you will be able to create topics, post replies to existing threads, give reputation to your fellow members, get your own private messenger, post status updates, manage your profile and so much more. If you already have an account, login here - otherwise create an account now!
Photo

Why is music so powerful?


  • Please log in to reply
9 replies to this topic

#1
Colpini

Colpini

    Member

  • Members
  • PipPip
  • 50 posts
  • LocationNY
Why is music so powerful?

It has a flow which we'd like to float.
That way it make you feel like floating.. So relaxed that someone else is carrying you..

#2
Teekay

Teekay

    General Talk Admin

  • Administrators
  • 2,007 posts
  • LocationUnited Kingdom
It connects with people, it has emotions and it can may you feel a certain way - uplifting songs etc.

#3
UmiNoor

UmiNoor

    Member

  • Members
  • PipPip
  • 10 posts
  • LocationMalaysia
I guess some music has the ability to invoke emotions to encourage specific behavior for example in a shopping mall, soothing music will be played so that shoppers are encouraged to buy and buy and at closing time, fast music is played to instil a sense of urgency so that shoppers will quickly finish their shopping so that the store can close for business. Psychologists have studied this type of effects that music has on the behaviors of humans. And that is what make music such a powerful tool.

#4
ojadalia

ojadalia

    Member

  • Members
  • PipPip
  • 89 posts
I think music has a huge influence on people because it is a universal medium and it is a staple in most cultures. Music is also a versatile tool in exercising freedom and artistic expression and most people can relate to it in some way.

#5
Angel

Angel

    Active Member

  • Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 561 posts
  • LocationPhilippines
Music is so powerful because it is a very effective way of expressing feelings. Listeners connect to each other in a special way because they understand the emotions behind a certain song. Personally, it helps me lighten my mood when I'm depressed or stressed out. It is also my way of letting out my feelings, since I'm a songwriter. :)

#6
tunescool

tunescool

    Active Member

  • Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 522 posts
music can bring people together, a nite out somewhere dancing, concerts, hanging out with friends, theres the common bond. more than anything i think tho is its your life and its what you do when your alone, in the car or at home. its your world, its your music and thats what you listen to. no matter what goes on during your day, your partner, your family, spouse, once you return to your music, youre happy alone with your youthful attitude, personality and your own thought. people like to hear things loud as well

#7
Sundadaran

Sundadaran

    Member

  • Members
  • PipPip
  • 236 posts
  • Locationlondon
When I listen to music it makes me feel much better, as it can change my mood automaticly or even bring out emotions!

#8
phio_chan

phio_chan

    Member

  • Members
  • PipPip
  • 100 posts
  • LocationHidden Universe

What a hard question. :P


Music is powerful because... it has messages which might be hard to convey through normal conversations. It has melodies, lyrics, and arrangements; all which integrated into one produced a product capable of moving people's hearts.


"The person whom I miss like crazy... is you."


Posted Image


#9
radon

radon

    Active Member

  • Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 893 posts
  • LocationAustralia
Music is power in the many ways as suggested by the previous posters. I did hear years that 12 bar blues has the same rhythm as a heart beat which connects the listener with the music. So I guess music connects to the body and mind of the listener.

#10
Houston Owner

Houston Owner

    Member

  • Members
  • PipPip
  • 70 posts
  • LocationHosuton
It has a flow which we'd like to float.
That way it make you feel like floating.. So relaxed that someone else is carrying you..




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users