Music is Good for You – More Proof

I don't know why this always comes as a surprise to people.  We all know that "music hath charms to sooth a savage breast." (Often misquoted as "savage beast.")

Orpheus While I prefer the "art for art's sake" approach, I'll take what scientific tidbits I can find.

This article comes from the National Institutes of Health, USA.

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About Mary Jane Ballou

Mary Jane Ballou’s life in sacred music began in a children’s choir at the age of three. Instrumental music waited until her piano lessons started in primary school. And her music life remains a joyous pairing of sacred vocal music and the instrumental repertoire of Spain, Ireland, and Scotland.

2 thoughts on “Music is Good for You – More Proof

  1. Susan Christerson Brown

    I love finding out that we largely misquote this line! It says a lot about our culture, yet even the misquote preserves an acknowledgment of the power of music. I’ve just written about it at Mildly Mystical.
    It’s a delight to find your lovely blog– I’m so glad John mentioned it at The Practical Disciple.

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