Instrumental music

  1. The author claims that “instrumental music facilitates a dialogue between cultures precisely because it can
    bypass the gap in conversation created when two parties do not speak the same natural language.” Based on
    what you read in the article, how accurate is this communication? Is music really a universal language?
    Provide examples from the article, the case of Ravi Shankar, and the musical examples above to support your
    answer along with any additional examples or personal experiences that may be relevant. You may wish to
    consider your own experiences listening to music from around the world that you have had in this course.
  2. The author asks the following question: “Is music bound to its culture, or is it capable of floating free from it?”
    What do you think?

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