In the past several years, and even decades, the question of how important music is to a child’s education has come up time and time again. Despite the fact that music is such a major part of the lives of many individuals, people are still uncertain as to how they feel; yet quite a few good reasons exist for music to remain in schools.
Classical music has a reputation not only for being erudite and enriching, but also for having a calming effect on both the body and soul of those who listen to it. Many health benefits have been connected with the practice of listening to classical music; here are ten reasons why you might want to make it a part of your daily routine.
Born Heitor Villa-Lobos in 1887 in Rio de Janeiro, he began life during a period of upheaval in Brazil. With the abolishing of slavery in 1888 and the Empire of Brazil in 1889, the musical landscape in which Villa-Lobos was raised transitioned from a heavy European influence to that of the local styling. Over his first few years, his musical interest was sparked by the weekly musical gatherings his father would host at their house, eventually leading him to master the cello, clarinet and guitar.