“Music is the balm that heals the forlorn ache of a distant star.”~Don Williams, Jr.
Music heals – sound heals; this has been well documented. Recent studies have been done in Post Operative Care Units during patent’s early postoperative care. Fascinating footage exists on the the beautiful patterns some sound makes on sand and on water.
Healers have long used song or bells, or even Tibetan singing bowls. I often turn to exotic sound and chant to enter deep healing meditation, or to classical music especially in preparation for healing sessions.
What are your favorite pieces of music to heal or soothe? I’d love to know if you’ve found a favorite multimedia presentation that incorporates the best of imagery and sound to heal.
One of my favorite pieces of classical music is by Franz Schubert, Ave Maria. In this YouTube video, Franz Schubert’s classical masterpiece is sung by Chloe Agnew with Celtic Woman:
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