This research focuses on exploring the public value of music and examining the examples of music embodying that kind of value. Traditionally, the value of music is based on the emotional cultivation. The value of this music is that it focuses on the personal sphere. However, it is necessary to investigate separately what this music means at the public level. Music includes the physical, mental, and social characteristics of the music activity itself. The emotional response of music allows it to be linked to social responses due to its unique characteristics. In addition, the nonverbal delivery of music allows the group to grasp and acquire the public values that society demands from the ruling class. The public value of music could be understood as an expression tool of public society as an art area that can affect and be applied to the whole community. Therefore, this social meaning of music can be seen that music can be a powerful means for socialization and education while providing great pleasure to human beings. The result of this study can provide a theoretical basis for the cultivation of social members consciousness and the realization of public values in the socio-educational application of music.
2. Origin and Value of Music
3. Public Value Cases of Music