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The Importance and Power of Music in our Society, Universiteit Leiden

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Music plays an important role in our daily lives and is woven into the fabric of society. We listen to music while alone or in company, in a dance club or at home, through simple headphones or via high-end speakers, as background or as foreground, after we get up or before we go to bed. Music accompanies us when we are traveling, doing sports, shopping, working or relaxing. This omnipresence of music raises several questions: how does music affect our lives? What is the relation between the society we live in and the role, function, and position of music within that society? How is music influenced by and does music influence social, political, economic, technological, and multiple other developments? Do these questions trigger you? Music and Society provides a thorough introduction to the various ways in which music and society are connected through engaging lectures, insightful interviews, challenging assignments, interesting readings, and of course a lot of musical examples. The course aims at increasing your insights on where, how and why we listen to music, how music contributes to shaping our identity, how music forms, expresses, and subverts political ideas, and how music affects our norms and values....

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創建者 IF

Mar 17, 2017

very useful for advancing my career and deepen my understanding on the topic.

創建者 TR

Jan 25, 2018

A very good eye opener towards to music and it's relationship to the society

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創建者 Jean-Vincent Charro

Mar 27, 2018

I really liked the course, it broadened my perspective with regard to music appreciation and that was exactly what I was looking for.

創建者 Theja Buddhika Rodrigo

Jan 25, 2018

A very good eye opener towards to music and it's relationship to the society

創建者 Ramkumar Iyer

May 24, 2017

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創建者 Iman Fattah

Mar 17, 2017

very useful for advancing my career and deepen my understanding on the topic.

創建者 lillykainz

Mar 11, 2017

I liked this course very much because it was very interesting because it analyzed music from so different and for me, new perspectives. The idea of music as omnipresent, music as a character factor in education or Bildung, and the relation of ethics and music, really broaded my scope. I strongly recommend it !!

創建者 Franber Candia

Feb 16, 2017

Learned a lot!

創建者 Angelina Wong

Feb 13, 2017

The interviews are excellent; this is a very thought-provoking class. However, all of the assignments are written, and there is one very week. Might not be the ideal workload for busy people, but the lectures are worth taking the course.

創建者 Miri Richter-Hill

Feb 10, 2017

very good course! doesn't go into too much depth but is an excellent starting point!

創建者 Joy Smith

Feb 02, 2017

Has some quite interesting ideas.

創建者 Senga69

Jan 11, 2017

Very interesting point of view about our society.

One of the best course I ever took !