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Civilization and Music

Civilization and Music

By G. S. Norwood Civilization and music go hand-in-hand. Human civilization does not exist without music. I’m not saying that Music creates Civilization.  I’m saying that music has been an important part of every known human culture, as far back as we know human cultures to exist.  Archaeologists have found primitive musical instruments dating back 40,000 years, and some evidence suggests civilization and music date back 400,000 years. It’s a pretty safe bet that, almost from the dawn of humanity…

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