MUSIC AND SOCIETY: FORGOTTEN AND REMEMBERED

All through out the world, music has taken part in every single event. From war hymns to victory marches or after war events, it ain’t complete without music playing while jumping for joy. This may sound pretty exaggerated but probably more than half of it is quite true. Music existed before history was first written. Historical tribes made music by various instrument and forms to cherish and offer their gods. Music also took a large role in the entire religions through out the world. From the bible to other religious books and texts, they all show that men should must use music to please and worship gods.

And as we emerge and take a dip into the new dawn of mankind, so as music. The society and the people tend to blend into the new age and environment as technologies progresses. And they are only two elements working on the music industry, and that is the people and the culture. Yes, sounds baffling? Let me dig dipper. Let’s take the Spanish people as an example, and oh, yes the Rollingstones too. The Rollingstones are well renowned and popular throughout the world, yet some part of the world yet still cling into their own kind of music. The Spanish people are more attached to their culture driven music rather than accepting the new hype delivered by the foreigners, and this is just an example.

Now as the society moves along with the latest innovations, so is the culture that the society delves in. But as new generation of people and children rises, the string that ties between culture and society loosen up, and the only way to remember the old traditional music is through the old books, museums, libraries and archives on the internet. This is quite an alarming state despite efforts of some people and preservationists to maintain traditional music. Therefore, society is one of the most important key roles in writing the history of music, and music may not be the same 20 years from now. You can watch the video below for more information about music and society.