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Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain by Oliver Sacks
Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain

colevalleymama, April 4, 2008

I've never been struck by lightining but sometimes driving to work I want to play my guitar so bad it hurts.
When I meditate I will hear whole songs that just seem to drift up into my consciousness. My mom played Chopin and all the classics on the piano when I was growing up, so I totally love music and now am interested in music therapy at the mid point in my life.
I took my guitar to work one day where I help care for the disabled and I played a spoof of "Take Me To the RIver " by Talking Heads and changed the words to relate it to one of my clients love of fishing, and his whole body relaxed as he laughed along with the song. I knew then that I wanted to help others relax with music.
My mom just told me about Dr. Sacks so I had to research him and music therapy connection. Thanks for the article!
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