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Entries from July 28th, 2008

More on the “Mozart Effect”

July 28th, 2008 · 2 Comments · Music Healing

Tweet Recently one of my clients/patients asked me about Mozart’s health. What an interesting question! After all that’s been in the news about how Mozart’s music can do all kinds of wonderful things, we come back to Mozart’s own physical and mental health. Some of the things he is purported to have suffered from include: […]

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Do you know this piano prodigy, Teo Gheorghiu?

July 26th, 2008 · No Comments · Music and Genetics

Tweet What makes a piano prodigy? Have you ever wondered why some children are born with magnificent musical talents and some with devastating physical, mental and emotional handicaps? Much has been written about the latter but not nearly as much about the former. We know that musical talent tends to run in families. The study […]

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Drumming and Toning: Energizing and Fun!

July 24th, 2008 · No Comments · Toning and Chanting

Tweet Vocal Toning is different from traditional chanting, and allows for more flexibility and creativity. Because it is hard to drum and sing at the same time, you may find that vocal toning is easier than chanting. Instead of using words we use tones (such as om, ah, hey). Vocal Toning is about releasing. Toning […]

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Whistle while you work? Or sing?

July 23rd, 2008 · No Comments · Music Healing

Tweet Yesterday there was a delightful article in the Louisville Courier-Journal about a cleaning lady in a courtroom who sings as she goes about her work.  According to the story, one of the circuit court clerks heard someone singing in an empty courtroom.  She couldn’t understand the words but could clearly feel the mood of […]

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Announcing new audio files on blog!

July 16th, 2008 · No Comments · Music Healing

Tweet I’ve been very blessed to get lots of free PR since I started Healing Music Enterprises in the early 90’s.  I’ve added two radio clips and one video clips to this page in hopes that they might answer some of your questions about either lullabies, the Mozart Effect, or music with surgery! Please let […]

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Paging Dr. Mozart!

July 15th, 2008 · No Comments · Music and Surgery

Tweet The operating room of a hospital is a highly stressful place. Surgeons and assistants have to be extremely attentive, moving quickly but carefully. Playing music during surgeries has been shown to relax the staff and the patients. Some of the benefits that extend to the recovery room are lower heart rate, blood pressure and […]

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Doris Day and nostalgic music of the 60’s

July 13th, 2008 · 2 Comments · Music and the Golden Years

Tweet This morning on CBS Sunday Morning there was a special feature on Doris Day. It brought back sooooo many memories of going to the movies on Saturday afternoons in the 50’s and 60’s and watching movies like this and singing these songs in my head for weeks afterwards. Everybody loved Doris Day and I […]

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Julie Andrews is alive and well: the gift of music

July 12th, 2008 · 3 Comments · Music Healing

Tweet Last night I had the fantastic opportunity to go see and hear Julie Andrews in person.  I was so excited when I heard she was coming to Louisville because I’ve been a huge fan of hers ever since I saw Mary Poppins many moons ago.  I’ve followed her career with great interest and found […]

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