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    How can music serve as a guide for the collective memory of a particular time in cultural history? Provide an example and explain your answer.

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    The period of time is always noted by music. For some the use of music during World War II and World War I, revived the patriotic spirit. During the wars there were also songs of longing and missing people. Music helps people center where they were and what they knew. Cultures depend on music for ceremonial traditions.

    When people speak of music, they often refer to it as "of their time." ...

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