Why Music Heals: Sound, Science, and Psyche by Laurie Riley PDF Download

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This is a reference book; not a music book.

In this 65-page PDF, Laurie Riley presents the science behind the practice of therapeutic music in language everyone can understand. The PDF also contains updated material from her former book "Singing the Universe Awake."

Subjects include:

  • Foundational Concepts
  • Who was Pythagoras?
  • The Construction of Form
  • Geometry in Nature
  • The Numbers of Beauty
  • The Spiral
  • How the Musical Scale Came to Be
  • Major Chords and the Harmonic Curve
  • The Golden Ratio in the Music Scale
  • Hearing Mathematic Beauty
  • The "Circle" of Fifths
  • Concert Pitch
  • How the "Pythagorean Comma" Affects the Tuning of an Instrument
  • Frequencies of Nature
  • Ancient Symbols
  • Cymatics - Visible Effects of Frequency on Matter
  • Celtic Knotwork and Lissajous Figures
  • Fractal Geometry
  • Music "Theory"

This product is a PDF file, to be downloaded to your computer. We do not sell it as a printed book. It is only available here in this PDF download format.

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