Music and Healing

“Music expresses feeling and thought, without language; it was below and before speech, and it is above and beyond all words.” Robert G. Ingersoll

Music is wonderful blend of instruments and vocalization going to a tune. Music does not  have to be the combination of the two. Music can be humming, whistling, clapping, or any other movement that is typically set to a beat.

Robert G. Ingersoll  was a lawyer, a veteran, and a political leader from the 1800’s. He was known for the speeches he made. He knew that music had a power that could express emotions without words. Music has a power that is universal. You do not need to know a certain language- you need to feel the music. Listening to music is one thing, but feeling music is another leave that can not be reached or expressed in any other way. Music can has the power to unite people from different lands.

Music was used in battle throughout history.

Music was used for enjoyment.

Music teaches persons about one another.

Music can be used for an array of reasons and has been throughout time.

One thought on “Music and Healing

  1. Reflection
    I was looking up some last minute information on music and healing and came upon this quote. I thought this quote was amazing! It expresses exactly how I feel. Music is more than just words or a beat. Music express human nature and all that we have gone through as a species. Then I looked up who said this quote and it added so much more knowing that he played an active part in the community by giving speeches. He used the power of word to get his message out, yet he still believed that music had a contributing power.

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