Nonficionado Sale
 
 

Special Offers see all

Enter to WIN a $100 Credit

Subscribe to PowellsBooks.news
for a chance to win.
Privacy Policy

Visit our stores

Customer Comments

colevalleymama has commented on (1) product.

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!
Was this comment helpful? | Yes | No
(4 of 8 readers found this comment helpful)



spacer
spacer
  • back to top

FOLLOW US ON...

     
Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.