How Was Music Created? How Does It Affect People Lives? Essay

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How was music created? How did it start? How does it affect people lives? What do people use it for? Well the first instrument to be “invented” is the human voice until someone used thigh bones of a bear in Neanderthal. That was over 50,000 years ago. In today’s society there are so many instruments that people can choose from to create music. There’s the saxophone, guitar, drums and even the triangle. Also, people will use different objects to create music. You will find people playing hands, buckets, tapping their feet; pretty much anything that can create a sound can be used to make music.
The Old Testament, found in the Bible, makes a ton of references to music especially after the Jewish people escaped servitude in Egypt and crossed the Red Sea. Miriam, the sister of the Jewish leader Moses, used her tambourine to entice the Jewish people to sing and dance to God for having helping the Jewish people escape Egypt. A lot of music was created in churches and synagogues and when traveling along long roads. Many traditions of from the Jewish religion transitioned into the Christian Church. Traditions play a key part in music since in the early stages of music being developed someone kept on passing down how play a musical instrument like the thigh bones of a bear or how to use a human voice. At least in the Jewish religion we still pray the same songs like prophets Moses, Jacob, Miriam, Isaac, Abraham, Aaron and others. Sure different cultures will pronounce and say words…

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