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Therapeutic Effects of Music
A discussion of the therapeutic effect of classical music.
# 96866 | 1,120 words | 5 sources | APA | 2007 | US
Published on Jul 16, 2007 in Music Studies (Classical and Baroque) , Music Studies (General)

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This paper describes the author's experience of attending a classical music concert and the emotions that were felt from listening to the music. The author gives a background of the orchestra that played, then explores the impact and influence of music on its listeners and its therapeutic effects as well. The paper concludes with a discusison of how classical music appreciation is becoming more widespread.

Sample of Sources Used:

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