Welcome to the Piano World Piano Forums
Over 2.5 million posts about pianos, digital pianos, and all types of keyboard instruments
Join the World's Largest Community of Piano Lovers (it's free)
It's Fun to Play the Piano ... Please Pass It On!


SEARCH
Piano Forums & Piano World
(ad)
Modern Piano Moving
Modern Piano Moving
(ad)
Virtual Sheet Music
Download Sheet Music Instantly
Virtual Sheet Music - Classical Sheet Music Downloads
Sheet Music...
(125ad)
Piano Life Saver - Dampp Chaser
Dampp Chaser Piano Life Saver
(ad)
Piano Buyer Guide
Piano Buyer Spring 2017
(ad)
Lindeblad Piano
Lindeblad Piano Restorations and sales
Who's Online Now
105 registered members (AlanB, ando, alfredo capurso, accordeur, AZ_Astro, amad23, 30 invisible), 2,007 guests, and 9 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
(ad)
Estonia Pianos
Estonia Pianos
Quick Links to Useful Piano & Music Resources
Our Classified Ads
Find Piano Professionals-

*Piano Dealers - Piano Stores
*Piano Tuners
*Piano Teachers
*Piano Movers
*Piano Restorations
*Piano Manufacturers

Quick Links:
*Advertise On Piano World
*Free Piano Newsletter
*Online Piano Recitals
*Piano Recitals Index
*Piano & Music Accessories
*Live Piano Venues
*Music School Listings
* Buying a Piano
*Buying A Acoustic Piano
*Buying a Digital Piano
*Pianos for Sale
*Sell Your Piano
*How Old is My Piano?
*Directory/Site Map
*Virtual Piano
*Music Word Search
*Piano Videos
*Virtual Piano Chords & Scales
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
#1170981 - 03/29/09 06:49 PM ! Musical Pharmacology - NYTimes Article !  
Joined: Jun 2007
Posts: 4,896
Betty Patnude Offline
4000 Post Club Member
Betty Patnude  Offline
4000 Post Club Member

Joined: Jun 2007
Posts: 4,896
Puyallup, Washington
Composing Concertos in the Key of Rx
New York Times Art Section – 3/29/2009

Scientists are looking at music with a more analytical eye. A former promoter calls herself "the first musical pharmacologist".

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/03/29/arts/music/29gure.html?th&emc=th

What a good read this is for teachers, parents and students, and anyone musical!


Betty

(ad)
Piano & Music Accessories
piano accessories music gifts tuning and moving equipment
#1171247 - 03/30/09 08:32 AM Re: ! Musical Pharmacology - NYTimes Article ! [Re: Betty Patnude]  
Joined: Nov 2002
Posts: 13,837
Kreisler Offline
Kreisler  Offline


Joined: Nov 2002
Posts: 13,837
Iowa City, IA
The hospital where my wife works runs a program that also engages the arts in the healing process:

http://www.uihealthcare.com/depts/projectart/

They've worked with several area musicians and have done some grant work with the university's music department as well.


"If we continually try to force a child to do what he is afraid to do, he will become more timid, and will use his brains and energy, not to explore the unknown, but to find ways to avoid the pressures we put on him." (John Holt)

www.pianoped.com
www.youtube.com/user/UIPianoPed
#1171265 - 03/30/09 09:14 AM Re: ! Musical Pharmacology - NYTimes Article ! [Re: Kreisler]  
Joined: Aug 2005
Posts: 18,138
Monica K. Offline

Platinum Supporter until Dec 31 2012
Monica K.  Offline

Platinum Supporter until Dec 31 2012


Joined: Aug 2005
Posts: 18,138
Lexington, Kentucky
Thanks for the heads up, Betty! That was a very interesting article. I'm teaching "Psychology of Music" next fall, and I'll be spending at least an entire week on music therapy issues, so I printed this out for my files.


Mason & Hamlin A -- 91997
My YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/pianomonica
[Linked Image][Linked Image][Linked Image]
#1171268 - 03/30/09 09:19 AM Re: ! Musical Pharmacology - NYTimes Article ! [Re: Kreisler]  
Joined: May 2007
Posts: 10,856
keyboardklutz Offline
Yikes! 10000 Post Club Member
keyboardklutz  Offline
Yikes! 10000 Post Club Member

Joined: May 2007
Posts: 10,856
London, UK (though if it's Aug...
Quote
Three years later, even more decisive for the work that was to follow, Ms. Brandes spent three months at the bedside of her mother, who was in a coma with a rare blood cancer.

“I gave her a headset, and I played music for her,” Ms. Brandes said. “Because I knew her so well, I could tell from the subtlest changes in her hands and face what she liked and what she didn’t like. My mother was my first case study.”

Initially the dying woman responded best to the classical Spanish guitar music she had always enjoyed: Andrés Segovia, Narciso Yepes. But as her condition worsened, those old favorites seemed to distress her, and gentle Minimalism — “nothing complex,” Ms. Brandes said — proved more beneficial.
Jeez, I'm getting a sign made up - In case of coma no Minimalism! Thanks for that link Betty, very interesting.


snobbyish, yet maybe helpful.
http://keyboardclass.blogspot.com/

#1171283 - 03/30/09 09:46 AM Re: ! Musical Pharmacology - NYTimes Article ! [Re: keyboardklutz]  
Joined: Dec 2007
Posts: 14,534
keystring Offline
Yikes! 10000 Post Club Member
keystring  Offline
Yikes! 10000 Post Club Member

Joined: Dec 2007
Posts: 14,534
Canada
Quote
Jeez, I'm getting a sign made up - In case of coma no Minimalism!


There is a touching story of a mother's steadfastness with a twist. A teen boy was in a coma and not expected to wake up. His mother refused to allow the doctors to pull the plug, and spent month after month at his bedside, singing to him. One day the miracle occured. The young man opened his eyes, and spoke his first words. "For heaven's sake, mother. Shut it!" grin

Apparently annoying music can irritate someone into recovery so that he can escape the barrage?
KS

#1171419 - 03/30/09 01:47 PM Re: ! Musical Pharmacology - NYTimes Article ! [Re: keystring]  
Joined: Jun 2007
Posts: 4,896
Betty Patnude Offline
4000 Post Club Member
Betty Patnude  Offline
4000 Post Club Member

Joined: Jun 2007
Posts: 4,896
Puyallup, Washington
Does "Dr. House" know this?

Hugh Laurie's keyboard playing along with acting the role of a doctor prescribing music as prescription or therapy would be interesting, humorous, and intense.

Call the script writers!

The article was a very good one and very promising to those of us who do not do well with medical treatments and pharmaceuticals. There is a need for psychological treatment with music too. Some listening to music prescription programs set up that you can carry out at home. I'm all for it.

Betty


Moderated by  Ken Knapp 

Piano Acc. & Gift Items in
Piano World's Online Store
In PianoSupplies.com ,(a division of Piano World) our online store for piano and music gifts and accessories, party goods, tuning equipment, piano moving equipment, benches, lamps Caster Cups and more.


Free Shipping on Jansen Artist Piano Benches
(ad)
Pearl River
Pearl River Pianos
ad
Pierce Piano Atlas


(ad)
Pianoteq
Grotrian Concert
Royal
for Pianoteq out now
What's Hot!!
Why Do You Play The Piano?
-------------------
Posting Pictures on the Forums
-------------------
Forums RULES & HELP
-------------------
ADVERTISE on Piano World
-------------------
Piano Classified Ads
New Topics - Multiple Forums
How is Kawai's newest Millennium III action?
by James Guo. 06/25/17 12:22 PM
Kurzweil RG100SE, good action?
by Fscotte. 06/25/17 11:15 AM
Brian Crain - Song for Sienna
by TonyDIGITAL. 06/25/17 09:59 AM
Gaveau Upright 1928-29
by Petrol. 06/24/17 10:34 PM
(ad)
Sheet Music Plus
Sheet Music Plus Featured Sale
(ad)
Accu-Tuner
Sanderson Accu-Tuner
Forum Statistics
Forums44
Topics180,444
Posts2,638,884
Members88,180
Most Online15,252
Mar 21st, 2010
Check It Out!
There's a lot more to Piano World than just the forums.
Check It Out!
Visit our online store for gifts for music lovers


 
Help keep the forums up and running with a donation, any amount is appreciated!
Or by becoming a Subscribing member! Thank-you.
Donate   Subscribe
 
Our Piano Related Classified Ads
| Dealers | Tuners | Lessons | Movers | Restorations | Pianos For Sale | Sell Your Piano |

Advertise on Piano World
| Subscribe | Piano World | PianoSupplies.com | Advertise on Piano World |
| |Contact | Privacy | Legal | About Us | Site Map | Free Newsletter |


copyright 1997 - 2017 Piano World ® all rights reserved
No part of this site may be reproduced without prior written permission
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.0