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performing arts

MUSIC, MOOD, AND MINDFULNESS: How music works its magic on us

MUSIC, MOOD, AND MINDFULNESS: How music works its magic on us

Bach’s “Well-Tempered Clavier (24)” streams at 29 percent volume while I write this. My go-to writing music, Baroque, floats...
November 30, 2016 × 3 comments

writing

AWAKE MY SOUL: The language of music

AWAKE MY SOUL: The language of music

Everyone knows music is beautiful. My mother tried to explain this to me when she closed her eyes and air-conducted to Beethoven’s...
March 20, 2015 × 1 comment

performing arts

REDISCOVERING SACRED CREATIVITY: How artists help create a more healthy, inspired and connected world

REDISCOVERING SACRED CREATIVITY: How artists help create a more healthy, inspired and connected world

Bass frequencies from a massive sound system pulse in my body and seem to shake the concrete walls of a cavernous warehouse somewhere...
January 29, 2015 × 1 comment

music reviews

PUTALITTLEMORELOVEINTHEWORLD: Songs about authenticity, peace and connectedness [music review]

PUTALITTLEMORELOVEINTHEWORLD: Songs about authenticity, peace and connectedness [music review]

PUTALITTLEMORELOVEINTHEWORLD:Songs about authenticity, peace and connectedness Bob Sima [ CD Baby, 2014 ] Bob Sima’s latest album...
November 1, 2014 × 1 comment

music reviews

LIVING IN THE NOW: Positive, spirit-lifting mid-tempo tunes [music review]

LIVING IN THE NOW: Positive, spirit-lifting mid-tempo tunes [music review]

LIVING IN THE NOW:Positive, spirit-lifting mid-tempo tunes Chris Chickering [ CD Baby, 2013 ] If you’re sick of all the popular music...
May 14, 2014 × Comments are Disabled

performing arts

THE MAGIC OF MUSIC: How the balance of tension and release in music affects our appreciation of it

THE MAGIC OF MUSIC: How the balance of tension and release in music affects our appreciation of it

I don’t know the name of the selection or the pianist performing it. When the simple jazz improvisation came over my radio one afternoon,...
March 25, 2014 × 1 comment

essays

THE ISLAND: Giving the gift of music – essay by Max Reif

THE ISLAND: Giving the gift of music – essay by Max Reif

Every visit, my mother-in-law Ruth sang us under the table. A few hours of the old standards, and Barbara and I would duck out, ready...
March 16, 2013 × Comments are Disabled

alternative therapies

DRUM YOUR WAY TO HEALTH: Drum circles can improve health and wellbeing

DRUM YOUR WAY TO HEALTH: Drum circles can improve health and wellbeing

Drums can be seen anywhere from religious ceremonies to football games. In many cultures, they’ve been used as a means of communicating...
August 14, 2012 × 1 comment

mindful living

MUSIC AS MEDITATION: Develop mindfulness by learning an instrument

MUSIC AS MEDITATION: Develop mindfulness by learning an instrument

Music is universally valued across cultures. Any person you meet on the street can tell you how music has affected their lives in...
May 8, 2012 × 4 comments

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