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    How do people digest modern art?

    There are two different things here: appreciating art and paying big bucks for it. Ignoring the subjective nature of beauty, is there some law that says art should be beautiful? I suspect some do, and some don't. Why don't you ask them or read what they have to say about their works...
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    Greatest Music

    There are three candidates for me: 1720's: Vivaldi's Four Seasons, Bach's Brandenburg Concertos and St Matthew Passion. 1790's: Mozart's Requiem, Beethoven's Pathétique and Moonlight Piano Sonatas. 1870's: Wagner's Ring Cycle completed, Brahms' First Symphony and Violin Concerto. o:)
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    If you could question of any scientist in history

    Galileo: Some, like me, are good. Some, like Ludovico delle Colombe, are bad.
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    Classical Music

    I don't to listen to music anymore, but when I did, I was almost exclusively a classical music fan. Almost anything by Bach, Vivaldi, Mozart, Beethoven, Brahms and Mahler will satisfy. Don't restrict yourself to symphonies, though. Trios, quartets, sonatas, concertos, etc should be the targets...
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    Most Significant Scientific Institution in History

    For mathematics I would say the University of Göttingen.
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    The music that defines your life

    What music defines me? None. I haven't purposely listened to music for about 3 or 4 years. I haven't noticed any adverse effects. I just don't feel the need anymore.