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Super Bowl and Opera: What’s the Connection?

February 5th, 2014 · 3 Comments · Announcements, Classical Music

Tweet For those of you who watched the Super Bowl this past Sunday evening, you probably know the answer to that.  For anyone who’s been living on another planet, here’s how it goes:  athletic events are always preceded by someone singing the National Anthem, also sometimes know as “Oh Say Can you See?” Previous Super […]

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Healing Music or Music Healing?

August 2nd, 2013 · No Comments · Classical Music, Don Campbell, Music and Cancer, Music and Cardiovascular Health, Music and Emotion, Music Healing

Tweet Music is healing!  To the mind, the body and the spirit.  Almost everyone on the planet has some sort of music that they really, really love and choose to listen to!  But is it the music itself that heals and soothes, or is it about the person performing it, or is it the method […]

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Music is Good for your Health: But we knew that!

December 29th, 2011 · No Comments · Classical Music

Tweet Yes indeed, music is good for your health! In fact, Music Therapy is a recognized form of treatment for a variety of disorders and conditions. The American Music Therapy Association (AMTA) states that “Music therapy is an established health-care profession that uses music to address physical, emotional, cognitive, and social needs of individuals of […]

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Healing Music: Please do not kill the Louisville Orchestra!

October 6th, 2011 · 2 Comments · Classical Music, Music and Emotion

Tweet The Louisville Orchestra: A Rebuttal  (from the blog of Vivian Ruth Sawyer) One really doesn’t know whether to laugh or to cry in response to   Chuck Maisch’s column about the Louisville Orchestra in the Courier- Journal on September 18, 2011. Maisch states correctly that the Louisville Orchestra has been on unstable financial footing seven […]

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The You-Tube Symphony: How does that work?

December 7th, 2010 · No Comments · Announcements, Classical Music

Tweet The motley program the YouTube Symphony Orchestra will play at Carnegie Hall on Wednesday evening was devised partly to ensure every section a place or two in the sun. So after full-orchestral rehearsals at the Juilliard School on Monday — led by Michael Tilson Thomas, its artistic adviser and conductor, and Tan Dun, who […]

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Why does music elicit such powerful emotion?

October 29th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Classical Music, Healing Music Travel, music and the heart, Music and the Mind-Body, Music Healing

Tweet This is a deep question that many people ask themselves very sincerely and with a burning desire to know that answer. I’ve certainly asked myself this question many times and am finally beginning to understand some of the keys to the mystery. One of the main factors is your past association with that music. […]

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Musical Taste: Where does it come from?

September 25th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Classical Music, Music Healing, Music Medicine

Tweet How does musical taste develop?  I’m sure that volumes and volumes have been written on this subject and I’d love to read them, but for now I will just expound on my own theory. We know that different cultures around the globe (and probably around the universe!) have evolved different types of music and […]

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Lee Luvisi performs with new U of L piano faculty chairperson

September 10th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Classical Music

Tweet This past Wednesday night I attended a fantastic two-piano concert at the U of L School of Music.  My former piano professor, Lee Luvisi, gave a two-piano recital with Dr. Dror Biran.  The performance was quite stunning.  The opening piece was most in line with Luvisi’s comfort zone, the Mozart Sonata in D Major […]

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