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Founded in 1958, the Country Music Association (CMA) is the premier trade association of the Country Music industry. Representing professionals making a living in Country Music globally, the organization serves as a critical resource of support and information, honors excellence in the genre and provides a forum for industry leadership. CMA is dedicated to expanding Country Music around the world through a number of core programs and initiatives including the organization’s three annual television properties—the CMA Awards, “CMA Fest” and “CMA Country Christmas,” all of which air on ABC. The organization’s philanthropic arm, the CMA Foundation, works tirelessly to provide equitable access to music education in order to create impactful change for students and teachers across the United States.

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What Is Music?

Music is an auditory art that combines particular emotions and ideas in a meaningful form. It can be played live by humans or recorded and performed electronically. There are many different genres of music but they all share some common features like melody, harmony and rhythm. Music can help people to relax or focus on a task, it can make us feel happy or sad, or even angry and stressed. It has been used as a way of communication and expression since primitive times.

Music production involves taking the raw talent, songs or ideas of an artist and turning them into a finished musical product. It involves a variety of skills including recording, mixing and editing. Producing a song can be a long process as an artist tries to get the best sound and most creative results from their work. Creating a good song can be very rewarding for an artist. It can help them to build a fan base and achieve their dreams in the music industry.

Musical styles are a broad classification of sounds that are often associated with particular cultural traditions. For example, the eighteenth century saw the birth of Romanticism which was based on the idea that music should reflect emotional depth and express a variety of personal feelings. The Romantics included composers such as Felix Mendelsohn and Robert Schumann, the piano master Franz Liszt, and the great composer of opera, Carl Maria von Weber.

Some philosophers believe that music is an essential part of human culture, whereas others, such as Democritus and the Stoics, believed that it fulfilled a function in society. More recently, neuroscientists and psychologists have begun to explore the possible therapeutic effects of music.

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