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Let the Music Play

  • Date Submitted: 11/21/2011 05:16 PM
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Let the music play
“Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.”(Quotations). A wise musician named Berthold Auerbach said this, and I completely agree with him. All around us music is playing, and we don’t even notice it at times. That attractive pop song that always catches on then fades away, or even some good ole oldies. No matter what the music era or genre is, it reflects the people. It reflects the moods of America. In America family is important to its values and so is connecting with your family members .You keep a family together through bonds with each other. Music is inherited through the bonds of your family. Family and music together; it reflects my life. Even as a child I couldn’t function without music
Whether it’s driving on the way to school or doing chores, music is what helps the day go by. Listening to music gets us pumped before and during a workout. It lifts us up when we are down in the dumps. It relaxes us after a long days work. Music is the key to my existence, without it, I don’t know how I would function.
Music has been a big part of my life since my dad introduced me to the Rolling Stones as a little girl. I can remember being in Best Buy and looking up my dad, watching him sway his head back and forth. He saw me in awe of the huge headphones and placed them gently on my head. The cushions on the phones were covering my ears, I couldn’t hear anything. They were cold from being in the building filled with AC.   I looked up again in wonder if I am going to get the same experience as my father did. He pressed play.
And then I fell in love with music.
“Start me up” by The Rolling Stones blasted into my head. Now I don’t think the song choice was quite the right one considering my age but that was my dad. He had a huge passion for classical rock n’ roll, and it fell upon me. I wanted to learn more and more. I listened to his CD’s and cassettes over and over again. I wanted to know everything there was about classical...

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