Music is an intrinsic part
of the human experience.
Throughout history music has been at the center
of our society.
Every known culture on the earth
has a musical connection.
Rhythmic structures in music
vary across cultures.
We believe human perception of musical rhythm
is innate and universal.
Music is thought to connect all of the
physical, emotional, and spiritual aspects...
every component of the universe.
Music is more than sounds
that we find pleasurable to listen to.
Music captures and transmits that which cannot be
sufficiently communicated by words alone.
Music is so much more than patterns, repetition,
tempo, and pitch.
Music is a gift from God.
Music is often overlooked
as a therapeutic intervention;
however, research indicates that
music stimulates emotions through specific brain circuits.
If we listen to soothing music, for example,
studies show that the body's stress levels drop
due to a decrease in the stress hormone cortisol.
And listening to upbeat music can increase
the number of antibodies in our system
which are crucial to identifying and eliminating
harmful bacteria and viruses.
Music is soothing and stimulating.
Singing, listening, and creating good music
will provide great biological
and psychological benefit
for all listeners.
Music encompasses mind, body, and behaviors
and it can be used to ease the blahs
in both adults and children.
Some people, who may have been very inactive,
may respond physically to the rhythm they hear...
because the rhythm orders movement.
Rhythm is an important aspect
Rhythm is indispensable for music.
Rhythm is the partner of dance.
The brains response to music
is easy to be detected
in the human body.
Music always contain rhythms which carry
connotations of movement.
We answer music by moving and/or dancing.