Music is a ubiquitous companion to our daily life and it has been appreciated for centuries. The use of music became more prevalent due to the myriad beneficial effects it has on the listeners. Each of the music has different types of effect on the listeners. Besides that, the elements of the music, such as tempo, rhythm, harmony, melody, loudness and timbre provide different effects. Hence, it is important that listeners choose the music carefully to obtain the beneficial effect according to their needs. Furthermore, listeners should consider the elements of the music to further enhance the beneficial effects.
Music is defined differently for each individual. It is the universal language that speaks to us all, but in different ways. It is one of the few genres that can instantly transport a person back to the past. Music is also an art of sound which expresses ideas, thoughts, and emotions in significant forms through the elements of rhythm, melody, and harmony. It is the design of giving structural form and rhythmic pattern to combinations of sounds produce instrumentally and vocally. To me, music brings a sense of calmness, happiness, and peacefulness. Music is the absolute bread of life because it feeds my soul.
Music has been used in our history for thousands of years. Notes weaved together to form stories and beats that pleased the ear. Rarely a master of this art would be able to put his or her audience in a trance, causing them to feel what their music portrays. Most individuals have felt these behavioral enhancing effects of music. The Goosebumps of a beginning cord to an orchestra or the first verse of a chorus that strikes deep within you. Procurers of music know these feelings well but does music leave a permeating effect on individuals? Can music have such an effect that suddenly being without the stimulation of chords and words that it can cause an adverse impact on people 's behavior?
“The American Music Therapy Association (AMTA) defines music therapy as ‘an established health profession in which music is used within a therapeutic relationship to address physical, emotional, cognitive, and social needs of individuals’” (Barnett & Shale, 2013, p.48). Music Therapy (MT) is shown to be able to help people with many different kinds of mental health problems such as anxiety, stress, and minor cases of depression. There have been many studies done showing that MT is an effective form of therapy that can improve someone’s overall Quality Of Life (QOL). MT is known as an alternative technique therapy. It is often used instead of, or along with, medication to produce a result in the patience who need it. MT involves all aspects of the music process, including listening to, writing, singing, and analyzing music. Overall MT addresses physical and emotional problems and is used to enhance the life and health of the patient. This review is simply to inform readers of the effects music and MT has on mental health, specifically:
A person in one’s lifetime has felt anxious or depressed at a time due to difficult situations, and this is a normal reaction to life stressors. But these feelings are experienced by some people daily or nearly daily with no reasons, and this makes it difficult for them to carry out normal daily functioning. Anxiety disorder, depression, or both can be noted in such people. Depression and anxiety disorders are different, but both often exhibit similar symptoms such as nervousness, irritability, and problems sleeping and concentrating.
There are only a few genres I choose not to listen to at all; otherwise, I can enjoy almost any form of music. I like country music because that is what my Dad always listened to. Although what was his country music was and what mine is today, is much different, my choice roots from my childhood exposure (Detrick, “Music History”). The two components I tend to enjoy most when listening to music are Tone and Rhythm (Detrick, “Music History”). I enjoy the way they make the stories being told, come together and make the song sound
Due to the extensive procedures surrounding treatment, patients often experience a variety of physical and psychological symptoms and side effects that negatively impact their quality of life and ability to cope with and manage an illness. Providing a choice of music during a receptive music therapy session may not only distract the patient from negative affective states, but also may provide a sense of autonomy and control over a patient 's immediate environment. The purpose of the essay was to determine whether receptive music therapy can improve two general dimensions of emotional experience and pain in a single session for patients. The guiding research question was: Will participants experience improved positive affect following a music therapy session? In my opinion ,I think the answer is yes. music therapy definitely have a positive effect on patients.
The Mood of this trailer is a lot suspenful music and the picture I used for that scene was a black car witha man inside of it looking like a creepy person stocking people. Mood is what can the speaker feel about what is being written or the way the thought is being expressed. So I thought saying something about suspenful music and having a black car would do the trick because the dad took his took his kid. The second mood I picked was a spooky type well the reason I chose that is because a man in a car trying to take a kid for kidnapping is a little spooky don you think? The spooky mood is what will inspire the readers to keep wanting to read.
In passage one , author Jennifer James explains how music and objects around you can change you mood, for example perhaps you are at a concert and the singer is providing optimistic music listening to the music will soon make you and the people around you optimistic or if the singer is providing sad or angry music then you will be able you relate with that emotion and will feel angry or sad.
The Holyoake DRUMBEAT (Discovering Relationships Using Music, Beliefs, Emotions, Attitudes, & Thoughts) program is as suggested by its name a program that uses music therapy in the form of hand drumming to engage participants in the exploration of music as way to combat the negativities of substance misuse. The program aims to reduce a variety of problems associated with drug and alcohol misuse, such as poor or impaired peer relationships, disassociation from family, school, work or other community groups and assists in promoting positive mental health and wellbeing.
When has music affected your mood? I know it has affected me before. Music might make you feel energized for a game. Usually I listen to music before a game to pump me up, to get me energized. Music can also make you feel sad and depressed, but some songs can make you remember someone you loved. For example my friend lost her twin sister at birth, so she listens to a song by Dove Cameron called “Count Me In.” This song reminds her of her twin sister because it talks about “Liv’s” twin sister “Maddie.” Not all song make you happy, but they usually make you smile.
Music vocal or instrumental sound combined in such a way as to produce beauty of form, harmony, and expression of emotion. As a small child, I never understood why people had a fascination with music. I always thought, “What’s so good about it? I can make noises too.” At the time music never interested me. However, a few years later music quickly becomes a big part of me life.
The impact of music on positive psychology and emotion is a well known fact. Music has an extraordinary ability to change people’s emotions. In humans, music has the ability to invoke emotions of sadness, happiness and even fear. The purpose of this study was to investigate the casual relationship between music practice and participation on the emotions and well-being of male and female adults. The hypotheses for this study were as follows; Hypothesis 1: Music practice and participation has an emotional impact on individuals under study; Hypothesis 2: Preference of more music genres is positively correlated with higher levels of happiness among the population under study; Hypothesis 3: Preference of more music genres is positively correlated with emotional response among the population under study. Results of the study indicated that both age groups had a positive emotional response to music.
Media takes all forms of shapes, from video games to music it influences people daily because we are always surrounded by it. Music especially impacts individuals because in a lot of ways it can say what we want to say in times when we as individuals cannot say it. In those times we lean on music to help us understand the hardship we are going through, or as a mechanism to face our feelings or to block them out. Interpersonal violence which is defined as an individual using power over another in the form of violence whether that be emotional, physical, or sexual. With the many forms of interpersonal violence it’s apparent that it has been expressed in the form of music for quite a while, and sometimes not always in a preventative way. By