Chapter 8: Culture and Music Part of Making Music Live In This Section Misappropriation From Making Music Live Misappropriation refers to the misuse of music in which culture is the defining element. Culture defines all music. The differences between a Hindu raga and a Bach chorale are as much cultural as they are musical, and understanding and honoring these differences is vital. If we sing an Indian raga... The Cultural Connection From Making Music Live Choosing to embrace multiculturalism requires us to look at music and culture from many perspectives instead of just one. With a single cultural... PREVIOUS: Chapter 7: Activities for Listening to Music UP: Making Music Live NEXT: Misappropriation Download all of Making Music Live (Word) (PDF) to edit or print.