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If a person is not a musician and never took a course in music appreciation, is it possible for him or her to know a lot about world music and jazz?

Why or why not?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 10:28 AM on Oct. 22, 2010 in Just for Fun

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  • I think so. Just because they never took a class on it does not mean that they did not teach themselves about it and do some research about it. That is like saying that you can not like any type of art because you dont know the history of art.
    Shelii

    Answer by Shelii at 10:33 AM on Oct. 22, 2010

  • I think so because there blind people who can't read sheet music and know a lot about music and same thins about danceing to music have to feel rythum to dance.
    TCJ236

    Answer by TCJ236 at 10:36 AM on Oct. 22, 2010

  • Yes, it's called self-education. Not all learning has to be in a classroom.
    geminilove

    Answer by geminilove at 11:15 AM on Oct. 22, 2010

  • why not? You don't necessarily need to take a class to learn things!
    charlotsomtimes

    Answer by charlotsomtimes at 11:42 AM on Oct. 22, 2010

  • Why would you have to be a musician or take a class to know a lot about ANY genre of music?
    SpiritedWitch

    Answer by SpiritedWitch at 12:29 PM on Oct. 22, 2010

  • They can learn about it on their own. Through the internet or reading books or watching films. A classroom isn't the only way to learn.
    mompam

    Answer by mompam at 2:04 PM on Oct. 22, 2010

  • you again...
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 3:34 PM on Oct. 22, 2010

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