The Benefits from Music to your Health

The Benefits from Music to your Health

Music is a truly incredible thing. It can help us express our emotions, remember things with a catchy tune, and can even boost cognitive performance. Music can affect one’s health, as well. It is a relatively new field of study, but a groundbreaking one at...
How We Use Music

How We Use Music

People use music all the time, but never seem to realize the role it plays in their lives. “Use” might seem like a strange word to describe music. After all, we just listen to it, how can one use something that he/she merely listens to? The truth is, no one just...
Music and Memory for Alzheimers and Dementia

Music and Memory for Alzheimers and Dementia

*story from Resonance Employee Beth Pirolli** Music is used frequently in medical situations to restore or maintain one’s health (either mental, physical, emotional, or spiritual). The use of music in cases such as these is called music therapy. My older sister, a...
Music and Film: Part Two

Music and Film: Part Two

If you read the last music and film post, you know that music can have an incredible effect on the way we, as audience members, perceive movies and the events that happen in them (although this may happen subliminally). Now think about the composers themselves and...
A Look at German Lieder

A Look at German Lieder

This week, our music theme is German Lieder. What is German lieder? Lieder is the German word for song. Therefore, German lieder is German songs. However, the term is usually used in reference to German songs of the Romantic Period (19th Century) written for voice and...