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Cheer up! Why does certain music elicit sadness?

Does certain music (like film scores or classical music, not lyrics) elicit feelings such as sadness, fear, or inspiration because we are socialized to respond that way, or is there an innate explanation? Moonlight Sonata, for instance, is beautifully melancholy. Certain film scores prepare you to feel fearful or sad before anything scary or bad even happens.
posted by blackzinfandel on Sep 16, 2016 - 10 answers

Give me your best nature songs

Can you name any songs that use nature as a metaphor? This is my favorite example (Your Rocky Spine). [more inside]
posted by tweedle on Nov 23, 2012 - 17 answers

Music of the Forest

Soft, sweet, beautiful, modern, folksy music that you might find sad but would NOT qualify as "depressing"? [more inside]
posted by aintthattheway on Sep 10, 2010 - 101 answers

Oh how refreshing. A question about travelling to France.

TravelinginFranceFilter: I know there have been loads of questions about France. We're looking for beautiful places in the countryside, great cheap food and reasonable accommodations. I'd love to have the perfect trip that matches my favorite things: [more inside]
posted by Deathalicious on May 2, 2007 - 14 answers

What are some cheese-free songs that mention animals, plants or other aspects of nature?

Help me create a playlist contemporary songs that mention / are about plants or animals (and aren't too sappy). [more inside]
posted by gavia on Oct 1, 2006 - 53 answers

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