Music education is a specific area of education that aims at the development of musical ability. According to Howard Gardner's theory of multiple intelligences, there is a specific musical intelligence that is probably a result of inborn chara cteristics and that can be developed by training. Musically gifted, creative, and talented people can probably profit best from high-quality music education, which includes the opportunity to have instrumental and vocal instruction. Nevertheless, as part of general education, music education should be given to all children and adults in order to enhance their knowledge and skills.

Effects of Music

The aims of music education are closely related to the effects of music. As a general rule, these pertain to the physical, cognitive, and psychological areas. With regard to ...

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