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Posts Tagged ‘music and health’

Be healthy, happy, and mentally fit – make music!

Mindsong - music in care homes

We take it as read that playing a musical instrument or singing is good for the brain, the body and the emotions. Great minds such as Plato, William Shakespeare, Friedrich Nietzsche, and Hans Christian Andersen have said as much, not to mention notable musicians as Jimi Hendrix, Bob Marley, Ludwig van Beethoven and (ahem) John…

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Advocating for music – sharing research more widely

I’ve been noticing for some time now how hard it is to find research evidence when you need it. Much of my work is about advocating for music, the arts, or a particular good cause. But although I often know there’s research out there to back up a particular case, I struggle to find it…

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Healthy, social, creative – voluntary arts and long-term conditions

A new way of looking at creative activities and health – OTNews (professional magazine for occupational therapists) PrimaryHealthCare16-20JULY2011proof(1) – Primary Health Care (evidence-based journal for the nursing profession) Creative activities can change people’s lives, giving them a chance to participate, learn, reach their potential, find meaning and purpose, improve their self-confidence and much more. It can also improve…

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YOUNG PEOPLE AND MUSIC EDUCATION Music Education in Wales – a warning for England? (Music Education UK, June 2011) A land with less music? (Sounding Board, May 2011) – the music education review in Wales Musical Futures (Sounding Board) – the government’s Wider Opportunities scheme Making the connections(Sounding Board) – Youth workers, community musicians and…

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