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There no strange spheres of human life. Everything was created and developed by humankind in order to survive in this world and make life more comfortable. It’s absolutely fair to say so about science and art, and about music in particular. Among variety of reasons of existence and developing, both things seem to have a single main goal in common – they help people to understand the world and themselves better. Therefore, the way people feel about music characterizes their worldview a lot. Technical development has changed the way modern people listen to music pretty much, and comparably to previous generation of music listeners nowadays listening to music is more individual, mobile and almost constant process. I’ve asked respondents from my generation, how they listen to music nowadays. The most regular answer I’ve heard from my peers was “on my iPod”, or on another kind of music player, which also can be easily connected to a car music system. Many of my friends have also answered they listen to music on computer, or trough pads while chatting with friends or doing some domestic stuff, but usually it’s a mobile phone which they use as a player. They explain, “It’s just easy to have one device with you”.
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