Music and Altered States: Consciousness, Transcendence, by David Aldridge

By David Aldridge

This foreign assortment examines the possibilities for utilizing music-induced states of altered attention to advertise actual and psychological therapeutic, deal with substance dependence, and in non secular and palliative care. The individuals describe the profitable use of altered states and their healing power, supplying examples from diversified cultures and scientific, healing and religious settings. Their observations conceal quite a lot of track kinds able to inducing altered states, together with polyrhythmic track, monotonous drumming, Western pop, and Arab musical schemata, complemented by means of theoretical and scientific methods to purposes in song remedy. This ebook might be an invaluable reference for working towards track therapists, musicologists, and ethnomusicologists, scholars and lecturers within the box.

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