Monday, March 14, 2011

What is Music?

Two times per year I ask my music theory classes a simple question "What is music?". We find this nearly impossible to define. But I always find it interesting how the discussion is so different six months into the class. I was planning on assigning the question again today.

Then I came across this video from Mother Jones:


Now this might be just crazy random playing, but it certainly might change our perception of music. How do you define music?