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Music's interconnection with society can be seen throughout history. Every known culture on the earth has music. Music seems to be one of the basic actions of humans. However, early music was not handed down from generation to generation or recorded. Hence, there is no official record of "prehistoric" music. Even so, there is evidence of prehistoric music from the findings of flutes carved from bones.

The influence of music on society can be clearly seen from modern history. Music helped Thomas Jefferson write the Declaration of Independence. When he could not figure out the right wording for a certain part, he would play his violin to help him. The music helped him get the words from his brain onto the paper.

Albert Einstein is recognized as one of the smartest men who has ever lived. A little known fact about Einstein is that when he was young he did extremely poor in school. His grade school teachers told his parents to take him out of school because he was "too stupid to learn" and it would be a waste of resources for the school to invest time and energy in his education. The school suggested that his parents get Albert an easy, manual labor job as soon as they could. His mother did not think that Albert was "stupid". Instead of following the school's advice, Albert's parents bought him a violin. Albert became good at the violin. Music was the key that helped Albert Einstein become one of the smartest men who has ever lived. Einstein himself says that the reason he was so smart is because he played the violin. He loved the music of Mozart and Bach the most. A friend of Einstein, G.J. Withrow, said that the way Einstein figured out his problems and equations was by improvising on the violin.



See photos The Victor Book of the Opera by Simon, Henry  http://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/B00921GCDC/ref=tmm_other_meta_binding_used_olp_sr?ie=UTF8&condition=used&sr=&qid=


 See photos   Scott Joplin: Complete Piano Works: Rags, Waltzes, Marches http://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/087104272X/ref=olp_page_2?ie=UTF8&condition=used&startIndex=10


   An Instructor for the drum--Musick of the Fife and Drum https://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/0879350598/ref=tmm_pap_collectible_olp_sr?ie=UTF8&condition=collectible&qid=&sr=



See photos The Spectrum of MUSIC with related arts http://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/0022909605/ref=tmm_other_meta_binding_collectible_olp_sr?ie=UTF8&condition=collectible&sr=&qid=


 Musick of the fifes and Drums : Medleys...https://www.amazon.com/dp/0879350504


See photos The american Country Hymn Book [ Spiral bound ] http://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/B000AQE4Y2/ref=tmm_other_meta_binding_collectible_olp_sr?ie=UTF8&condition=collectible&qid=&sr=


  See photos George frideric handel 6 cassette set (Opus 3 -7 concerti grossi, Messiah, and Eight sonatas for diverse instruments) (2 cassettes for each title) (boxed with slipcase)http://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/B007I6PH3Y/ref=dp_olp_used_mbc?ie=UTF8&condition=used


 Musick of the Fifes and Drums:      QUICK MARCHES.

See photos Richard Wagner; Ring Resounding; The Perfect Wagnerite (3 Volume Boxed Set)  http://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/B001584RGO/ref=tmm_other_meta_binding_collectible_olp_sr?ie=UTF8&condition=collectible&sr=&qid=

 The Bread and butter of Jamming: Traditional Music for Fifes and Drums ...https://www.amazon.com/dp/B000FGA5IQ


See photos The Beatles Lyrics: The Songs of Lennon, McCartney, Harrison and Starr by The Beatles


 Musick of the Fifes and Drums: SLOW MARCHES...  https://www.amazon.com/dp/0879350466/ref=olp_product_details?_encoding=UTF8&me=  

 See photos How Music Grew: From Prehistoric Times to the Present Day  http://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/B000LZ2BKQ/ref=tmm_other_meta_binding_collectible_olp_sr?ie=UTF8&condition=collectible&sr=&qid=


See photos The Enjoyment of Music: An Introduction to Perceptive Listening http://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/0393953009/ref=dp_olp_collectible?ie=UTF8&condition=collectible


See photos John Lennon - Guitar Collection (Recorded Version (Guitar)) (Sheet music) by John Lennon  http://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/0634076590/ref=tmm_other_meta_binding_collectible_olp_sr?ie=UTF8&condition=collectible&sr=&qid=


  See photosJohann sebastian: A Tercentenary Celebration


  See photos Handbook of Conducting. Translated from the German http://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/B00E71IJI8/ref=tmm_other_meta_binding_collectible_olp_sr?ie=UTF8&condition=collectible&sr=&qid=