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Pythagoras – Father of Music Therapy

Pythagoras – Father of Music Therapy

Many of us remember the Pythagorean Theorem from our high school algebra days. But did you know that Pythagoras, besides being a brilliant mathematician, was also a musician?  Many therapy practitioners consider him to be the "Father of Music Therapy." I would like to...

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Music for Life

Music for Life

There are many benefits we can realize from having music in our lives. Music helps us relax, and even fall asleep. Music helps us celebrate special occasions. A concert gives us a sense of elevation as we listen to the trained musicians performing classical pieces...

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How Does Music Calm?

How Does Music Calm?

I received an email from a listener to my YouTube channel this morning that gave me a direction for this article. Over the years I have had many people comment on the calming effects of the harp music that I offer on my channel:    Calming Harp This message was...

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Healing From the Ear

Healing From the Ear

Healing from the Ear by Steve Rees, Ret. RN, Harpist A new acquaintance that found my Calming Harp music online, introduced me to a goldmine of information that helped me to understand why the music I produce has such amazing effects on people for health benefits,...

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How Music Affects Sleep

How Music Affects Sleep

by Steve Rees, Ret. RN, Harpist Many of the comments on my YouTube channel describe how the calming music of the harp helps them sleep through the night. While this may seem to be a natural result of the music, I decided to do a little research to see if there might...

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