The Ontology of Music

In the early thirteenth century, a new era of musical instruments and performances began. Perhaps as a result of the cultural symbiosis in Spain, and the return of the Crusaders from the Holy Land, the Greek philosopher Aristoxenus gave music its ’emotional role’ by reducing its formal value to mathematical concepts. The Stoics, on the other hand, placed a more esoteric emphasis on sensation, and considered music to be in the service of virtue and moderation.


The ontology of musical expression is a very complex issue, and can involve many complex factors. However, the first important step is to identify the text to be set. This is the foundation of all compositional work. The text is the first and most fundamental element in the composition, and should be considered carefully. Only then can the composer choose a style of music that fits the text. This may require an evaluation of the specific text. It is important to consider the purpose of the setting before composing.

Harmony in music refers to the vertical sound of notes. The harmony is implied by the melody notes being played one after another. Most of the classical and traditional music written in the Western world is written in this style. The tonality of the piece determines the scale to use. Most musical forms are written in major-minor tonality. This means that the scale is centred on the “home note” or tonic, and is in the key of C.

The terms ‘elements of music’ and ‘rudiments of music’ are often used interchangeably. In documents, elements are described as aspects of music that are necessary to be a musician. The words ‘elements of music’ have a different meaning in a modern context. Both phrases are used to refer to the same thing – rudiments of art and science. Therefore, it is important to define music and its components to avoid misunderstandings.

There are many theories about the expressiveness of music. Some of them claim that music is speech and that it is an element. Others, however, do not agree with this view and instead claim that it is merely an art form. For instance, some people associate a slow song with sadness, while a song with a fast tempo is associated with war. The same holds true for the expression of words in a song. Despite the many theories, the essential elements of music are:

The elements of music are the “building blocks” of music. They are the elements of music. Its basic components are the elements of music. They are the things that make it so expressive. The definition of an element varies in different countries, but in the UK, it is the characteristics of music that are shared. The rudiments of a musical instrument, such as a piano, are examples of the building blocks of a song.