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A Quick and Dirty Guide to Art, Music, and Culture

A Quick and Dirty Guide to Art, Music, and Culture

We will discuss artists and musicians in this book as they and their works are related to the social and cultural issues of their time and in our own lives. We also address the developments of technology and how they have influenced the styles of art and music and opened doors for new styles. Electrification of guitars and other instruments, for instance, made a big difference in the styles of music. Later, video made it possible to visualize the narrative of a musical work. These developments also influenced artists, as they began to work with media other than paint, steel, stone, paper, and other traditional materials, opting for anything from projected light to computer programming.

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