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Music Therapy

Music is the art of sound in time. Music expresses ideas and emotions in significant forms through the elements of melody, harmony, and rhythm. Tones or sounds occurring either in a single line (i.e., melody) or in multiple lines (i.e., harmony) and the feeling of movement of sound in time (i.e., rhythm) are the essential elements of music. Music is a powerful tool that can evoke latent emotions, induce a range of emotional states, and enhance communication. It is important from a cultural and entertainment perspective and as a form of nonmedicinal therapy and healing for various conditions. Music has been used as a supportive and palliative method in the practice of medicine. Music therapy is the use of interventions to accomplish individual goals within ...

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