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Sara’s Parlour Face Painting is a contemporary face and body art company based in Birmingham. 1920s witnessed some of the best artworks of ‘Keeffe. Her first large scale flower painting, “Petunia, No.2 (1924),” was first exhibited in 1925. She canvassed the buildings of New York in “City Night and New York-Night (1926)” and “Radiator Bldg-Night, New York (1927).” In one of her painting, ‘The Black Iris (1926),’ she magnified a flower beautifully, giving it a startling and an unusual look. Later in her career, ‘Keeffe introduced different patterns of the sky, which she observed during her travels by air. Her mural, ‘Sky above Clouds (1962-63),’ is one of her largest illustrations. Music therapy may be defined in various ways, however, the purpose of it does not change. The main idea of practicing music therapy is to benefit from therapeutic aspects of music. According to the American Music Therapy Association Music Therapy uses music to address physical, emotional, cognitive, and social needs of patients of all ages and abilities. Music therapy interventions can be designed to promote wellness, manage stress, alleviate pain, express feelings, enhance memory, improve communication, and promote physical rehabilitation.” Music has nonverbal, creative, structural, and emotional qualities, which are used in the therapeutic relationship to facilitate contact, interaction, self-awareness, learning, self-expression, communication, and personal development. Music therapy is a growing discipline and includes diverse practices and models used worldwide. Purdie, H. (1997). Music therapy with adults who have traumatic brain injury and stroke. British Journal of Music Therapy, 11(2), 45-50. Sidney Janis Gallery, New York. Drawings for Principal Paintings by Gorky. 26 September – 22 October 1955. All cultures have music, distinguishable from speech. There are cross-cultural bioacoustics universals like pulse, volume, general phrase duration and certain aspects of timbre and pitch in music. There are cross-cultural perceptual universals like include pitch perception, octave generalization, categorical perception of discrete scale pitches, melodic stream segregation, perception of melodic contour and basic emotion perception in music. These universals support theories about the evolutionary origins of music, as they might indicate innate properties underlying musical behaviors. The ubiquity of music in human culture is indicative of its ability to produce pleasure and reward value. Music uses the same reward systems that are stimulated by food and sex. Dopamine and endogenous opioid ‘pleasure and reward system’ within the nucleus accumbens is activated during music processing and this system is known to play a pivotal role in establishing and maintaining behavior that is biologically necessary. This explain why music is of such high value across all human societies. Music can reliably induce feelings of pleasure, and indeed, people consistently rank music as among the top ten things in their lives that bring pleasure, above money, food and other arts.