The philosophy of music attempts to answer questions concerning the nature and value of musical practices. Contemporary analytic philosophy has tackled these issues in its characteristically piecemeal approach, and has revived interest in questions about the ontological nature of musical works, the experience of musical expressiveness, the value of music, and other considerations. Priority is normally granted to the philosophical clarification of pure or absolute music, that is, music that is not accompanied by lyrics or a program and is otherwise lacking any reference to extra-musical reality.
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The biggest-selling version of the song was recorded by Teresa Brewer with the Dixieland All Stars on 20 December , and released on December 26 by London Records as catalog number It became a number 1 hit and a million-seller in It became Brewer's signature song and earned her the nickname "Miss Music". Rayburn then promoted "Music! It was also recorded by many artists on various labels and other hit versions in were by Carmen Cavallaro reached No. A version recorded by British singer Petula Clark was popular in Australia the same year. Bing Crosby sang a version for his Chesterfield radio show on 5 April which has since been released on CD. Peggy Lee included the song on her album Jump for Joy.
A Growing Digital Music Market
With that highly detailed Biology exam just around the corner, you have been hitting the books with every spare second you have. During nightly, starlit studying sessions, you continuously trudge past midnight, and the hours multiply. What if there was a more beneficial practice rather than spending hours upon hours of silence in your bedroom? You have likely heard before that music helps you study. But, do you know why parents and professors alike are urging you to tune to iTunes?
In the global recorded music industry had experienced a period of growth that had lasted for almost a quarter of a century. Approximately one billion records were sold worldwide in , and by the end of the century, the number of records sold was more than three times as high. At the end of the nineties, spirits among record label executives were high and few music industry executives at this time expected that a team of teenage Internet hackers, led by Shawn Fanning at the time a student at Northeastern University in Boston would ignite the turbulent process that eventually would undermine the foundations of the industry. Shawn Fanning created and launched a file sharing service called Napster that allowed users to download and share music without compensating the recognized rights holders. Napster was fairly quickly sued by the music industry establishment and was eventually forced to shut down the service. However, a string of other, increasingly sophisticated services immediately followed suit. As soon as one file sharing service was brought to justice and required to cease its operations, new services emerged and took its place. By the end of , the sales of physically distributed recorded music e.