Saturday, 30 January 2010

Music and Mental Health

Stephen Hough, the concert pianist, has posted a moving blog on the healing power of music and the mind, after giving a performance at the Chelsea Mental Health Centre. 'Playing a recital in this setting was like playing with sacred fire: the musician as magician, the hearing as healing.' Read here.

1 comment:

Craig said...

I have just begun to learn to play the djembe drum and the teacher tells me that while a lot of people come to the beginners' class wanting to learn to play the drum most people on the advanced class come becuase they say it helps them cope with stress