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conventional Greek musicDancers in conventional clothes at an Easter celebration in Heraklion on the island of Crete, Greece. Musicians are taking part in Greek musical instruments, together with a Cretan lyra and a bouzouki.

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Plato was a stern musical disciplinarian; he saw a correspondence between the character of a person and the music that represented her or him. In the Laws, Plato declared that rhythmic and melodic complexities were to be averted as a result of they led to despair and disorder. Music echoes divine concord; rhythm and melody imitate the movements of heavenly bodies, thus delineating the music of the spheres and reflecting the moral order of the universe. Earthly music, however, is suspect; Plato distrusted its emotional power. Music should therefore be of the proper type; the sensuous qualities of certain modes are dangerous, and a robust censorship have to be imposed. Music and gymnastics in the appropriate steadiness would constitute the desirable curriculum in education. Plato valued music in its ethically approved types; his concern was primarily with the results of music, and he due to this fact regarded it as a psychosociological phenomenon.

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