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Musical Healing in Cultural Contexts
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Musical Healing in Cultural Contexts (Hardback)

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How do people use music to heal themselves and others? Are the healing powers of music universal or culturally specific? The essays in this volume address these two central questions as to music's potential as a therapeutic source. The contributors approach the study of music healing from social, cultural and historical backgrounds, and in so doing provide perspectives on the subject which complement the wealth of existing literature by practitioners. The forms of music therapy explored in the book exemplify the well-being that can be experienced as a result of participating in any type of musical or artistic performance. Case studies include examples from the Bolivian Andes, Africa and Western Europe, as well as an assessment of the role of Islamic traditions in Western practices. These case studies introduce some new, and possibly unfamiliar models of musical healing to music therapists, ethnomusicologists and anthropologists. The book contributes to our understanding of the transformative and healing roles that music plays in different societies, and so enables us better to understand the important part music contributes to our own cultures.

Medical & VeterinaryBrances of medicineTherapy & therapeuticsMedical & VeterinaryNursing & ancillary servicesOccupational therapyCreative therapy in art, music, dramaMusic & DanceDanceTheory of music & musicologyMusic & DanceMusic Books Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd Publication Date: 16/02/2000 ISBN-13: 9781840142792  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Penelope Gouk, Emerita. University of Manchester, UK Penelope Gouk, Henry Stobart, John M. Janzen, Steven M. Friedson, Charles Burnett, George Rousseau, Linda Phyllis Austern, Cheryce Kramer, Lyn Schumaker.

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