The role of music in our live.
Music constantly accompanies us as a background to our everyday life. We hear it at home, at work, in the shop, without thinking too often about how much it can affect our feelings about a particular place or our mood at a given moment. In the following article I will try to explain what roles music plays in our lives and how, therefore, it can be used to stimulate our minds.
Since the dawn of time, music has accompanied us in the form of songs, religious worship or folk songs, as well as in the form of intricately constructed works, which are able to evoke the highest aesthetic sensations in us. Subsequent eras gave more and more importance to the musical narrative. The business machine related to the creation of music and its distribution has also developed, making it a commodity. However, despite the fact that it has always been an extremely important element in shaping our culture and civilization, it still happens that its importance is neglected, especially in the field of education. Primary, lower secondary and upper secondary schools offer a very limited number of hours of musical education in their class schedules. Not infrequently, the time spent on music education should also “fit” the teaching of fine arts. As a result, not only are both topics treated only superficially for obvious reasons, but often the teacher responsible for teaching them often has an education in only one of the above mentioned fields. There is also a problem at universities. Fields of study related to the humanities give the opportunity to listen to lectures on film, theatre, art, or philosophy – there is still not enough space for the musical context. This situation is all the more surprising when we realize how important functions music plays in our lives.