Beauty and truth - is the content of the music. So once spoke César Cui - a member of the "Mighty Handful", composer, music critic and promoter of music. Shorter and better not say, beauty and truth. Imagine music ugly and untrue, and it will cease to be music.
And besides, it's important that we hear not only the ears, but his gut, his heart. And not so much whether a man can play to hear the voice. Sometimes people say I do not have hearing loss, I can not play the melody. But this is not because there is no hearing, and because there is no habit of singing, the ability to control his voice. And the inner ear, the ability to imagine the sound of a melody, have each person, I can easily prove.
Often we treat music overlooked. Here in the park playing a brass band, and in the meantime we're walking, resting, not listening to the executable. Sometimes the music broadcasts are doing, thinking, reading - it does not interfere. Of course, listening to music of different genres and forms may be different. Light, dance music does not require a deep, focused attention. But if the music sounds brilliant symphony - let it be Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, Borodin, - it must listen very differently.
As we read the book? Imagine that this is Tolstoy or Stendhal, Rolland or Gorky. Their works are sometimes difficult to read, but so deep in thought and expression are perfect for ... We read, we read carefully. Let them try to stop us when we are passionate about the book - we are unhappy: we pulled out of the world into which we plunged, which had just lived.
We look Levitan landscape, picture Surikov, Repin or portrait Archaeology. You can catch a glimpse, and pass on, so did not see it. But you can stop, garner attention, to ponder over what you see - and gradually start to open the wonderful wealth of these immortal creations.
Just as we read into the book, we peer into the picture - and it applies to us all, because art is created for the people - and the music we have to give attention, his mental strength. So, the only way to be listening to music.
But each person can hear it, that is full of music is taken seriously? Does not need any special for this hearing? No, no special hearing is not required, you only need a normal human ear, the one that allows us to recognize a familiar song or guess what instrument sounds pouring out of the open window.