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Does popular music teach immoral values

March 24, 2016 | Author: | Posted in art, music studies

Does Popular Music teach immoral values

Each glorious day , another situation greets us . At the present , we are given an opportunity to pause , to see where we have been , to ponder how our journey has been and where it is leading us now . At this point in time , we are challenged to appraise the kind of society we are into , the kind of people we are and evaluate what future there is for the younger generation . We are challenged to look at the different aspects of our society , affecting our beings , perceptions and [banner_entry_middle]

values in life . Several modern environmental changes have shaped us into becoming people of lesser values . Basically , we are into a society that is profit-oriented without putting into consideration how environment affects integrity attitude and values of all people from all walks of life . The concept of value has slowly deteriorated and has lost its meaning for the modern man . The perception over what values mean has changed , because , in the modern man ‘s view , the society has made a lot of progress , the mentality is different , the extent of perceiving life has broadened

One of the factors that contribute to the deteriorating values of each and every one of is the emergence and fame of popular music and the messages that are prevalent in every song . Evidently , what has happened in all forms of media , be it movies , music , literature , is that passion has been replaced with profits . No longer is it about how strongly someone believes in something or how much they dedicate themselves to their art , it is about money . It concerns no more on the quality but rather to the quantity of music produced . Producers of all types are willing to pick up anyone they can market , whether that means a girl with a pretty face or a guy with an attitude , and make them a star .Popular music is the broadest and as the name would suggest , most popular genre of music today . It is defined as any HYPERLINK “http /en .wikipedia .org /wiki /Music ” \o “Music ” music that belongs to a number of HYPERLINK “http /en .wikipedia .org /wiki /Music_genre ” \o “Music genre ” musical styles that are easily accessed by the HYPERLINK “http /en .wikipedia .org /wiki /Mainstream ” \o “Mainstream general public . This kind of music is easily disseminated by one or more of the HYPERLINK “http /en .wikipedia .org /wiki /Mass_media ” \o “Mass media ” mass media . It stands in contrast to HYPERLINK “http /en .wikipedia .org /wiki /European_classical_music ” \o “European classical music ” classical music , which historically was the music of elites or the upper levels of society , and traditional HYPERLINK “http /en .wikipedia .org /wiki /Folk_music ” \o “Folk music ” folk music which was disseminated and handed down from generation to generation by word of mouth . Commonly , popular music is termed as pop music . Since most every one of us can easily access into it , the impact and the quality of self-learning one gets is questionable and are considered detrimental to… [banner_entry_footer]

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