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Re: ATOM BIGGS: ROCK MUSIC
You might take a look at what Plato wrote in "The Republic" on the subject
of music and the effects of music. Your questions need some refinement.
(In general though, I would avoid the key of E.)
Dan Ellis wrote:
> Dear List -
> Do any of you know of actual research relevant to this question?
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> From: "ATOM BIGGS" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: <dpwe@ICSI.Berkeley.EDU>
> Subject: ROCK MUSIC
> Date: Mon, 1 Jun 1998 21:03:51 -0700
> Dan Ellis:
> Dr. Al Bregman said you might be able to help me, or at least send out a
> post on your "auditory" e-mail list. I'm involved in a discussion over
> the topic of "rock music". It's being said that the syncopated beats of
> rock music create physiological desires for sex and violence which
> completely offsets any altruistic message that a rock song might
> contain. Does this reasoning have any credence whatsoever? My
> understanding is that, apart from the lyrics, music's effect on thoughts
> and moods vary greatly from person to person and culture to culture.
> What is your insight on this? Do you know of any related research?
> atom biggs email@example.com
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