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If Music Makes You Sick…

I just came across the following on Norman Lebrecht’s very busy and popular ‘Slipped Disc’ arts blog. I took the trouble of translating the article, originally in German, for your benefit. Here is the news… In Germany, more and more … Continue reading

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Singing to children can improve health, ease pain and help wellbeing…

How Hush a Bye Baby is the best medicine: Lullabies lower heart rates and ease pain in children Songs such as Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star, Hush a Bye Baby and other well-loved songs helped patients in Great Ormond Street Hospital … Continue reading

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Music Is Good For Your Health… It’s Official!!!

The following is from MEDICAL NEWS TODAY: Music Benefits Both Mental And Physical Health Editor’s Choice Main Category: Neurology / Neuroscience Also Included In: Anxiety / Stress;  Immune System / Vaccines Article Date: 29 Mar 2013 – 1:00 PDT Playing and listening to … Continue reading

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The Search For Perfection Can Take It’s Toll On A Musician

4 October, 2013 11:55AM AEST The pressure to be perfect for life as an orchestral musician By Justin Huntsdale A Wollongong music teacher says a study that found life as an orchestral musician can breed anxiety, depression and pain is not … Continue reading

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A Warning For All Brass Players!!!

A very thought provoking article; published by the US media organisation National Public Radio. This is only one of many related issues I have heard about over the years. I remember the whole trumpet section of a major UK orchestra … Continue reading

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