Tremendous power of frequencies
Hard rock sucks energy not only from a person, but also, for example, from geraniums. Ever since the days of Luther Burbank, it has been known that music and sounds…

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When a rumor appears
At the beginning of his career, Tomatis claimed that the fetus, being in the womb, hears and listens to her voice. Scientific research has confirmed this idea, which at the…

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At the limit of hearing
The French otolaryngologist Alfred Tomatis was the first to systematically investigate the influence of high frequency sounds on the human psyche. According to his theory, a baby, swimming in an…

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periods of renewal

We see the sound

1. “Sound + color”?
The property of sounds to evoke color images has been noticed a long time ago. Much has been written about the color rumor of A. Scriabin, who saw musical sounds in color. The whole direction in art – color music – is based on this property of music sounds.

There is evidence that speech sounds, especially vowels, can also be perceived in color. A. Rimbaud even wrote a vowels sonnet, in which he so colored the sounds:

A is black; white – E; And – red; Y is green; Continue reading

Music and health – these concepts are close to each other

But the combination of the professions of a musician and a doctor is a rare phenomenon. And yet there are such unique ones. Russian composer Alexander Porfirievich Borodin was a talented scientist and chemist. He graduated with honors from the Medical and Surgical Academy, defended his dissertation for a doctor of medicine, was among such prominent figures of Russian science as A.M. Butlerov, D.I. Mendeleev, I.I. Sechenov, S.P. Botkin. But the work of the learned physician did not prevent him from composing musical works: romances, symphony concerts, and creating his main brainchild – the opera Prince Igor. For 17 years he worked on opera. Music inspires her, awakens patriotic feelings. French composer Hector Berlioz touched medicine. Born in the family of a doctor, at the insistence of his father he studied medicine, but also was fond of poetry, art, music.

He entered the Paris Conservatory. Berlioz created several symphonies, the vocal and dramatic trilogy “The Childhood of Christ”. His opera Beatrice and Benedict is especially famous for Shakespeare’s comedy, Much Ado About Nothing. The bright, cheerful music of the opera creates a wonderful mood, ignites with fun and humor. Continue reading

Music and Health

I walked along a quiet, old Moscow street once and heard from the window the wonderful sounds of Chopin. I was surprised. Indeed, in this house there is a Russian research

Opening massive doors, she entered the porch, climbed the stairs, found a room from where the music came. This room could not be called a doctor’s office: on the walls are paintings, at the tables are the bowed heads of young people who painted portraits and landscapes. A girl sat at the piano and played.

What is an art school? No. A friendly, impressive man who came up to me recommended himself: a psychotherapist, a laboratory head at the Institute of Psychology of the Russian Academy of Sciences, professor at the University of New Medicine and Lomonosov Moscow State University Vladimir Leonidovich Raikov. Continue reading

At the limit of hearing
The French otolaryngologist Alfred Tomatis was the first to systematically investigate the influence of high frequency sounds on the human psyche. According to his theory, a baby, swimming in an…

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Music and Health
I walked along a quiet, old Moscow street once and heard from the window the wonderful sounds of Chopin. I was surprised. Indeed, in this house there is a Russian…

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Music in my head
Before modern methods of neuroimaging were developed, researchers studied the musical abilities of the brain, observing patients (including famous composers) with various disorders of its activity due to trauma or…

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Listening Testing
We cannot “see” the listening process, we can check it only indirectly - through the presence or absence of skills that are associated with it in one way or another.…

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