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Music is an art, entertainment, or other human activity which involves organized and audible sound.

Musical composition is a term that describes the makeup of a piece of music.

Methods of composition vary widely, however in analyzing music all forms -- spontaneous, trained, or untrained -- are built from elements comprising a musical piece.

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