Healing Music Enterprises Blog

Tune Your Life with Music

Healing Music Enterprises Blog header image 4

Entries Tagged as 'Music Medicine'

Surgical Headphones Being Used in More Hospitals

February 6th, 2011 · No Comments · Music and Dental Surgery, Music and Surgery, Music and the Brain, Music Healing, Music Medicine, Music Research, Surgery with Music

Tweet  More and more people are hearing about our Surgical Serenity Headphones and choosing to use them.  People remember reading about them and know  that they will use them if they are told that they need surgery.  That’s exactly what happened with a customer today and she  will be “practicing” with them over the next few weeks so […]

[Read more →]

Tags:

Patient anxiety reduced with proper music

February 1st, 2011 · 1 Comment · Music and Relaxation, Music and Surgery, Music Healing, Music in the Hospital, Music Medicine, Music Research, Surgery with Music

Tweet Patient anxiety can be debilitating before surgery of any kind.  We’ve known for a long time that listening to calm, comforting, soothing music before surgery could do the same thing as the drugs…and without the risk of adverse reactions.   Overly and unnecessarily sedating the patient should be avoided.  Today another study appeared also […]

[Read more →]

Tags:

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 […]

[Read more →]

Tags:

Components of Healing Music: Modes, Whole-tone and Pentatonic Scales

June 24th, 2010 · 2 Comments · music and spirituality, Music and the Mind-Body, Music Healing, Music Medicine

Tweet Today is the final lesson in this series on the components of healing music.  The component I’ve chosen is similar to yesterday’s lesson on Major and Minor but goes back in time hundreds if not thousands of years! In the 800-700’s BC, the music played in ancient Greece was not played in major and […]

[Read more →]

Tags: ····

The Components of Healing Music: Tempo

June 20th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Music and Relaxation, music and the heart, Music and the Mind-Body, Music Healing, Music Medicine

Tweet Today is the sixth lesson in our series of “The Components of Healing Music.”  Please remember that these components are not absolutes and are definitely open to interpretation.  Music as a whole is very personal and each of us has our inner filters that we bring to our own interpretation of a piece of […]

[Read more →]

Tags:

Components of Healing Music: Harmony

June 16th, 2010 · No Comments · Music and the Mind-Body, Music Healing, Music Medicine

Tweet The ladies to the left are members of a female barbershop quarter group called the “Sweet Adelines.”  They sing mostly familiar songs but with a unique type of harmony.  “Barbershop” harmony is quite distinctive and easily recognizable. The harmony that is heard in music with a healing quality is very different, but the idea […]

[Read more →]

Tags:

Research in Music Healing Runs from Birth forward…

January 29th, 2010 · No Comments · Music Medicine

Tweet For anyone wanting to know how music can be used for healing or for wellness, there are hundreds of studies in libraries, journals and on the internet. I thought my readers might enjoy seeing just a sampling of some of the published studies from 2009. These studies run the gamut from pregnancy and preemies, […]

[Read more →]

Tags:

What do you know about “Second Life”?

September 16th, 2009 · No Comments · Affiliate Promos, Classical Music, Music Medicine, Music Research, Wanda Landowska and Harpsichord

Tweet Do you know about “Second Life”? Several months ago I was interviewed by Dave Schwartz of Music Academy Online. The hour-long interview was done in Second Life, a technology that gives humans animated avatars on-screen.  The interviewed focused on the research I did on the famous harpsichordist, Wanda Landowska.  We discussed my sources and how […]

[Read more →]

Tags: ·