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Music is an art form and cultural activity whose medium is sound organized in time. General definitions of music include common elements such as pitch, rhythm, dynamics, and the sonic qualities of timbre and texture. Different styles or types of music may emphasize, de-emphasize or omit some of these elements. Music is performed with a vast range of instruments and vocal techniques ranging from singing to rapping; there are solely instrumental pieces, solely vocal pieces and pieces that combine singing and instruments. The word derives from Greek μουσική . See glossary of musical terminology.

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Organizations relating to Music

World Congress of Acupuncture
Asia-Pacific Performing Arts Network / Seoul, Korea Rep / Est. 1999
International Archives for the Jazz Organ / Cologne, Germany
Solidarité homéopathie / Montpellier, France / Est. 1994
International Institute of Holistic Medicine / Milwaukee WI, USA
Nordic Singer and Musician Workers Association / Sandefjord, Norway / Est. 1947
Falun Dafa / New York NY, USA
International Inventory of Musical Sources / Frankfurt-Main, Germany / Est. 1952
Acupuncture Without Borders / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1992
Gesellschaft der Orgelfreunde / Mettlach, Germany / Est. 1951
Observatoire interdisciplinaire de création et de recherche en musique / Montréal QC, Canada / Est. 2000
International Music Institute, Darmstadt / Darmstadt, Germany / Est. 1946
Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition Society of Asia / Bangkok, Thailand / Est. 1995
Internationale Gesellschaft für Ganzheitliche Zahn-Medizin / Mannheim, Germany / Est. 1985
Up With People / Denver CO, USA / Est. 1965
Unitarian Universalist Musicians\' Network / Charlotte NC, USA / Est. 1983
European Network of Information Centres for the Performing Arts / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1989
International Association for Music and Education / Bramsche-Malgarten, Germany
Internationale Johann Nepomuk David Gesellschaft / Stuttgart, Germany
International Isang Yun Society / Wilmersdorf, Germany / Est. 1996
European Association for Palliative Care / Dublin, Ireland / Est. 1988
International Yehudi Menuhin Foundation / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1991
Nordic Network for Research in Music Education / Luleå, Sweden / Est. 1994
International Planned Music Association / North Charleston SC, USA / Est. 1950
Contemporary A Cappella Society / San Jose CA, USA / Est. 1990

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World Problems relating to Music

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Occupational illness of musicians
Broadcasting censorship
Postnatal depression

Action Strategies relating to Music

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Widening appreciation of music
Composing music
Appreciating jazz music
Holding music festivals
Promoting traditional music
Exchanging contemporary music
Evangelizing through music
Cultivating sacred music
Developing musical potential
Practicing music
Developing musical appreciation
Disseminating popular music
Treating postnatal depression
Using music
Supporting contemporary composers
Playing decadent music
Indulging in music
Disseminating traditional music
Exchanging musicians
Training orchestra musicians
Helping young professional musicians
Developing contemporary music
Creating popular music
Using tonal music for religion

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