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Music for Healing: An Ancient Art and Science

Tweet Do you believe that the use of music for healing is a recent, “New Age” phenomenon?  Of course not!  Music has been used for healing purposes, both physical and emotional since ancient times.  Historians know that music has soothed and comforted humans for thousands of years, and actually, music was routinely prescribed for the […]

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A small lesson on ancient music healing methods in Sumeria

Tweet When did the culture of Sumeria thrive?  According to my sources, that would be 4th millennium B.C. According to Wikipedia, instruments of Ancient Mesopotamia include harps, lyres, lutes, reed pipes, and drums. Many of these were shared with neighbouring cultures. Contemporary East African lyres and West African lutes preserve many features of Mesopotamian instruments […]

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