Music As Medicine

The Autism News | English By SIOBHAN LONG | California Chronicle Medics, musicians and music therapists gathered recently at a conference to try to identify what gives music its healing power HAVE YOU EVER been at a concert and felt your mood shift inexorably in tandem with the music? Anyone who’s taken a pew at a Bobby McFerrin gig can attest to the sensory heights to which he lures his audience. Likewise, a slow air played with feeling on the pipes or the fiddle might entice a listener to a darker place that they hadn’t bargained on visiting – which might prove a welcome respite or induce an uncomfortable wince

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