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inspirationĀ n stimulation or arousal of the mind, feelings, etc., to special or unusual activity or creativity the state or quality of being so stimulated or aroused someone or something that causes this state an idea or action resulting from such a state the act or process of inhaling; breathing in From English Collins Dictionary - …

Is Film Music Art or Just Low-Brow Commercial Fluff?

close up microphone in front of an audience
Is any music that is created for a purpose, other than that of it's own existence, art? Is film music art, or theatre music, or advert music, or music that appears on a CD-Rom presentation, or accompanying a website promo film, or music on a trailer? Even if the music's primary purpose is purely commercial - to sell that product or promote another - does that preclude its intrinsic value as art?