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Culture Shock: An Analysis of Early Modern Europe Through Arts and Literature

The content included in the exhibit is directly related to the strong influence of the cultural heritage of Early Modern Europe in the Western world and the importance of these documents and works as representations of Early Modern thought. In comparison to earlier music, Early Modern European music had more emotional phrases and focused more on blending musical textures. The art of the Early Modern period was transformed by the intellectual, political, and social changes that allowed it to become a respected and glorified artfom. The books and writing of the Early Modern period were heavily influenced by the emergence of the printing press, which helped spread new ideas and increase literacy throughout the continent. European cultural heritage is heavily based on the arts of this era and their influence and involvement with political, social, and scientific developments.