Music Therapy Science

Andy Warhol was a famous and well-respected American ‘Pop’ artist, considered even as a ‘Post Renaissance Man’ for his unique and unmatched style. The Site is available to users 18 years and older, who are residents of the United States and who have not been suspended or removed by Artspace for any reason. You represent … Continue reading “Music Therapy Science”

Andy Warhol was a famous and well-respected American ‘Pop’ artist, considered even as a ‘Post Renaissance Man’ for his unique and unmatched style. The Site is available to users 18 years and older, who are residents of the United States and who have not been suspended or removed by Artspace for any reason. You represent that you are a resident of the United States of America and that you are not a person barred from receiving services under the laws of the United States or other applicable jurisdiction. In consideration of your use of the Site, during registration and at all times you voluntarily enter information into your account, you agree to give truthful, accurate, current and complete information about yourself. We reserve the right to revoke your account, refuse service, remove or edit content it its sole discretion for any reason at any time including as a result of a violation of these Terms of Use, without notice. Accounts are void where prohibited by law. This revolutionary ‘Futurism’ and unorthodox methodology drew a lot of opposition and negative reviews in its debut show at the Paris Salon des Indépendants, in 1912. Another reason for the poor response and eventually the rejection of the painting was the backdrop of the covert, contemptuous emotions behind this work. Annoyed Duchamp re-presented the painting at the International Exhibition of Modern Art in 1913. It again received criticism because of the common belief that it was a mere caricature of the much-revered subject of nudity, which lacked artistic aesthetics. Ansdell, G., & DeNora, T. (2012). Musical Flourishing: Community Music Therapy, Controversy, and the Cultivation of Wellbeing. In R. MacDonald, G. Kreutz & L. Mitchell (Eds.), Music, Health & Wellbeing (pp. 97-112). Oxford: Oxford University Press. Literature search was conducted to find studies conducted after the Cochrane review. Erkkilä et al. 75 published the study protocol, according to which they were to examine the efficacy of active music therapy in an individual setting on 85 (largest sample size of all studies) adults aged between 18 and 50 years with depression. As proposed, Erkkilä et al. 76 compared active music therapy with standard care in biweekly sessions that went on for 3 months. However, they could only include 79 (still the largest sample size) participants out of 91 participants initially assessed. Patients receiving music therapy showed greater improvement than those receiving standard care alone in depression symptoms. Similarly, Choi et al. 77 found that fifteen sessions of music intervention significantly improved depression compared with a control group. The stunning painting entitled Quenka by abstract expressionist artist Kikuo Saito (1939-2016), has been acquired for the permanent collection at The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. The museum is now among the many others that have included Saito’s works into their programs. Among some of the others are The Museum of Modern Art, New York; The Aldrich Museum, Connecticut; Duke University Museum of Art, North Carolina; AT&T Collection, New York; Estee Lauder Collection, New York; J.P. Morgan Chase Collection, New York and the World Bank, Washington, D.C.

M., Ruth. (2010). Randomised controlled trial: Listening to music gives some quality-of-life benefit to older people in a small 4-week trial from Hong Kong. Evidence-Based Nursing, 66, 2677-2687. June 10-14; July 8-12; July 29-Aug. 2. Grades: Rising PK-8. Science and art naturally overlap. Both are means of investigation. Both involve ideas, theories and hypotheses that are tested in places where mind and hand come together, the lab and the studio. Artists, just like scientists study many different things such as, materials, people, culture and history and then learn to transform this information into something else. $165. 803-726-6413. 854 Galway Lane. Always fascinated with the “peculiar light of the veiled sun” of his native Belgium, Bekaert captures it in his paintings, transforming his subjects, investing them with significance far beyond their simplicity. Similarly, he uses the subdued mist to create enchanting paintings which are classically graceful and suffused with mystique, as well as a tough, artistic integrity. Bekaert is the recipient of the 1976 West Flanders Painting Award, as well as the 1967 Knokke Award. Contemporary American Sculpture: Selection 2. Exh. cat. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 1969. Foreword by John I. H. Baur. Not all scholars consider animal song to be conceptually analogous to human music. For instance, Marc Hauser and John McDermott reject this analogy, contrasting the specific functional role of animal song in territorial defense and mate attraction with human music, which they consider to be characteristically produced for pure enjoyment” (although recent evidence suggests that animal song does sometimes occur in other behavioral contexts, and many human musical behaviors can be understood in functional terms). Other researchers do not see fundamental differences between human music and animal song. To circumvent issues related to the use of the word ‘music’ with non-human animals, Martinelli therefore defined zoomusicology as the study of the aesthetic use of sound communication among animals.” Although the use of the word ‘aesthetics’ in relation to non-human animals may itself be controversial, it has a weighty precedent — none other than Darwin attributed aesthetic preferences to birds. Earlier attempts at using musicological approaches to analyze animal song sometimes resulted in improbably anthropomorphic attributions, such as birds being credited with singing major, minor, or pentatonic scales. However, the use of modern acoustical and statistical analytical methods ensures that researchers are now able to describe animal songs more objectively.

Tramo, M.J., Lense, M., Van Ness, C., Kagan, J., Settle, M.D., & Cronin, J.H. (2011). Effects of music on psychological and behavioral indices of acute pain and stress in premature infants: Clinical trial and literature review. Music and Medicine, 3(2), 72-83. An amazing article Suzie HQ. I applaud while sharing worldwide. I think both Athena and Freyja may jump in line seeking those artists brushes. I ponder too, that seems a way I could walk Tamarck Beach in Carlsbad, California and not be embarrassed of my shinny white legs amongst the bronze models – just kidding about. The World Body Painting Festival is held in Austria in the third week of July, which is the biggest festival of its kind. There are different categories of competitions, brush and sponge, airbrush, and special effects. A UV effects contest is also part of this festival. All models must be wearing underpants while painted, but female models can go topless if they want. It is a singular experience to be used as an artists’ canvas, so many participants of the festival offer themselves as models without any charge. And I’m Bob Doughty with People in America in VOA Special English. Today, we tell about the famous artist Jackson Pollock who helped redefine modern art in the United States. Pollock invented a new kind of painting that changed the way the world looked at art. 25 Years: Selected Solo Exhibitions 1979-2004, Part 2, Baumgartner Gallery, New York, September 9-October 12, 2005. Art is a term that is hard to define even when it is done by humans. Some people find abstract art hard to understand, and it often ends up resembling work created by small children and non-humans as well. Therefore, most people would probably not consider non-human art as true art, as it’s questionable whether non-humans, including great apes, could be seeking to ‘say something’ or express themselves with the creation of their pieces. The early paintings made at Papunya have become very valuable, and by the 1980s Aboriginal artworks were being exhibited in art museums and galleries in cities across Australia and internationally. This foundational course teaches techniques for effective and efficient practice, examines approaches to injury prevention and management, and discusses strategies for career longevity and long-term healthy music making. Horse races have been a popular subject for painters since the nineteenth century. Many of the late 18th and 19th century Romantic and Impressionist painters such as George Stubbs, the French artists Edgar Degas, Théodore Géricault, Edouard Manet, and Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec all made famous paintings of horse races.

Among the two published studies is Rumball, 79 which studied nine schizophrenia patients and found that in all the nine patients energy” (sluggishness) improved and this was implicated as improvement in negative symptoms. Study by De souse and De souse 100 is the largest randomized control trial in terms of sample size (272 chronic schizophrenia patients). Music therapy given as an adjunct to medications found that scores on positive and negative syndrome scales and on the anergia, activation and depression subscales of the positive and negative syndrome scale (PANSS) improved significantly and also were significantly better than in the control group. Romito, F., Lagattolla, F., Costanzo, C., Giotta, F., & Mattioli, V. (2013). Music therapy and emotional expression during chemotherapy. How do breast cancer patients feel? European Journal of Integrative Medicine, 5(5), 438-442. Bedford, Christopher. Social Extractions.” Ellsworth Kelly at Ninety. Exh. cat. New York: Matthew Marks Gallery, 2013: 34-37. Sekeles, C. (2007). Music Therapy: Death and Grief. Gilsum, NH: Barcelona. The exhibition includes Betsy Stewart’s Bioverse No. 3 and Jeffrey Pitt’s Dead as a Dinosaur. Magee, W. (2007). Development of a music therapy assessment tool for patients in low awareness states. NeuroRehabilitation, 22, 319-324. This phenomenological study is an initial inquiry of the experiences had by normal adolescents listening to their favorite music. During interviews that included sections for music listening, the researcher asked four teens open-ended questions aimed at uncovering the thoughts, feelings, body responses and other responses experienced while listening. To ensure the exhibition represented a broad range of perspectives, the MFA convened a roundtable discussion with local women community leaders to inform interpretation and give feedback on the project, particularly on the Women Depicting Women gallery. As a result, outside voices are a key feature of the central space, and informed interpretation throughout the exhibition. Porsha Olayiwola, the current poet laureate for the city of Boston, will write a new poem and perform it on video, and the local feminist collective The Cauldron has identified quotes from feminist voices, which will be featured in the entry space. The constituents of figurative paintings are truly geometric in nature. The beauty emerges out of this kind of drawings as sole consequence of proper use of lines, shades – light and dark, color, texture, mass, volume and perspective. However, all kinds of drawings are the outcome of all these elements.

Cash, Sarah, and Terrie Sultan. American Treasures of the Corcoran Gallery of Art. New York: Abbeville Press, 2000. Ockelford, A. (2008). Music for Children and Young People with Complex Needs. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Bois, Yve-Alain, Jack Cowart, and Alfred Pacquement. Ellsworth Kelly: les années françaises, 1948-1954. Exh. cat. Paris: Galerie du Jeu de Paume, 1992. Even if one is not familiar with his name, there would be few that do not recognize da Vinci’s most famous artworks, including the Mona Lisa featured on this lens and The Last Supper. Unfortunately, due to his inclination to experiment with new techniques that often ended in disaster, in addition to his notoriety for procrastination, very few of his paintings survive today. However, despite this, Leonardo was able to incorporate and mix his passion for art with science. His notebooks which contain drawings, scientific diagrams, and his thoughts on the nature of painting have provided the generations that have followed with much inspiration, not to mention, a wealth of information for aspiring artists. One of the drawings found within his notebooks is the now famous and somewhat iconic drawing of the Vitruvian Man (pictured to the left). McShine, Kynaston and Gloria Zea de Uribe. Color. Exh. brochure in Spanish. Bogotá, Colombia: Museo de Arte Moderno, 1975. Geldzahler, Henry. American Accents. Exh. cat. Ottawa: Rothman of Pall Mall Canada Limited, 1983. Bates, D. (2014). Music therapy ethics 2.0”: Preventing user error in technology. Music Therapy Perspectives, 32(2), 136-141. Aldridge, D., & Brandt, G. (1991). Music therapy and Alzheimer’s disease. British Journal of Music Therapy, 5(2), 28-37. Geometric Abstract Art from the Lillian H. Florsheim of Fine Arts. Exh. cat. Chicago: University of Chicago David and Alfred Smart Gallery, 1976. Beat is the basic unit of time, the pulse (regularly repeating event), of the mensural level (or beat level). The beat is often defined as the rhythm listeners would tap their toes to when listening to a piece of music, or the numbers a musician counts while performing, though in practice this may be technically incorrect (often the first multiple level). In popular use, beat can refer to a variety of related concepts including: tempo, meter, specific rhythms, and groove. Wilkin, Karen. Anywhere in Between” (New York Studio School exhibition review). The New Criterion (June 2003): 49-51. So, when did our ancestors begin making music? If we take singing, then controlling pitch is important. Scientists have studied the fossilized skulls and jaws of early apes, to see if they were able to vocalize and control pitch. About a million years ago, the common ancestor of Neanderthals and modern humans had the vocal anatomy to sing” like us, but it’s impossible to know if they did. Another important component of music is rhythm. Our early ancestors may have created rhythmic music by clapping their hands. This may be linked to the earliest musical instruments, when somebody realized that smacking stones or sticks together doesn’t hurt your hands as much. Many of these instruments are likely to have been made from soft materials like wood or reeds, and so haven’t survived. What have survived are bone pipes. Some of the earliest ever found are made from swan and vulture wing bones and are between 39,000 and 43,000 years old. Other ancient instruments have been found in surprising places. For example, there is evidence that people struck stalactites or rock gongs” in caves dating from 12,000 years ago, with the caves themselves acting as resonators for the sound.