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    Is this sentence grammatical?

    Hello, Teachers.

    Is the following sentence grammatical?
    When being heard or played by us, music always reminds us of the time and environment in which it was created.
    In my opinion, it should be:
    When heard or played by us, music always reminds us of the time and environment in which it was created.
    Or
    Being heard or played by us, music always reminds us of the time and environment in which it was created.
    It would be very nice if you could provide me with some explanations.

    Thank you in advance.

    Enydia ^_^

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    Re: Is this sentence grammatical?

    "Whether heard or played, music always reminds us of the time and environment in which it was created." sounds a little better to me... Your example was also good, but I personally would not use the word "us" twice within that particular sentence...


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    Re: Is this sentence grammatical?

    Quote Originally Posted by Cypriot View Post
    "Whether heard or played, music always reminds us of the time and environment in which it was created." sounds a little better to me... Your example was also good, but I personally would not use the word "us" twice within that particular sentence...
    Thank you for your post.

    But I think the meaning would change if I substitute 'whether' for 'when'.

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