As you research music, you will find music that is familiar to you. You will find music which tells of interesting places and exciting things to do. You will find music which expresses feelings that are often your own.
Music is an expression of the people. As you research, you will find music of people at work and play. You will find music expressing love of the country, love of nature, and love of home.
Music is also an expression of the composer(作曲家). The composer expresses his own musical ideas. He studies the materials of music and discovers ways of using them. He looks for new kinds of musical expression.
Music can suggest actions and feelings which we all share. We can enjoy playing and singing music, dancing and listening to the music of the people and the composers of different times and places.
1. In the first paragraph, the author tells us to_______.
A. find entertainment(娱乐) in music B. be friendly to music
C. express your feelings in music D. discover the things and places in music
2. From the second paragraph, we know that ________.
A. if we love music, we will love the country, nature and home
B. music sings of the country, nature and home
C. you may listen to music at work or at play
D. music can express how people live, work and think
3. By means of music, the composer wishes that
A. you would study with them
B. you would share his feelings and ideas
C. you would express your own feelings
D. you help discover ways of using music and new kinds of musical expression
4. The last paragraph shows that music makes it possible ________.
A. the music can express actions and feelings at the same time
B. bring understanding between people of different times and places
C. that people can enjoy playing and singing music, dancing and listening to the music at the same time
D. that people of different time and places can get together
5. Which of the following statements is NOT true. Music expresses ________.
A. the feelings of our own B. people’s love of the country
C. the composer’s feelings D. people’s musical ideas
1. A。事实细节题。从You will find music which tells of interesting places and exciting things to do可知答案A正确。
2. B。事实细节题。 从You will find music expressing love of the country, love of nature, and love of home可知答案B正确。
3. B。推理判断题。从第2 段可知作曲家通过音乐表达自己的感受，当然希望你能与他产生共鸣，接受他的音乐，故答案选B。
4. A。事实细节题。从后一段第1句话Music can suggest actions and feelings which we all share可知答案A正确。
5. D。事实细节题。从The composer expresses his own musical ideas可知音乐表达作曲家的音乐观点，而不是人们的音乐观点，故答案选D