If you check the Oxford dictionary, music is defined as the instrumental or vocal sounds or both combined in such a way to reduce beauty of form, harmony, and expression.
Music is art, entertainment, pleasure, meditation, and medicine for the soul and body. Every culture and every person has a universal response to it.
But if the music is too loud it can be a distraction and is not beneficial and it competes for attention.
Noise and disharmony cause disease. But the healing effects of music on a human being is explored and seen as helpful. The effect of sound on the proteins in the body provides new insight into the health of plants and human beings.
It can increase the yield and an improved vitality of plant ingredients and this is very beneficial to human consumption.
Few other activities in comparison to music involve the use of the whole brain. It improves memory, attention, physical ordination and mental development.
Music can improves brain function, as well the mood, intelligence, motivation and concentration. It is also known to improve the quality of life and aids in physical, emotional, cognitive and social needs. It is been useful in the treatment of autism, dementia, Alzheimer's, chronic pain, emotional trauma, mental disorders, and depression. Music has been known to decrease anxiety, anger, stress and frustration.
Music is more than just an audio pleasure and is actually reckoned as a powerful force. Ancient people considered it a form of communication that affects emotions without words and thoughts.
The great masters in ancient India, China, Greece, and Rome have used music and sound to improve human health. Plato, Cicero and Seneca have even tried to ban harmful music, which affects the behavior of society.
Philosophers like Confucius, Pythagoras, Democritus, Aristotle, and Galen believe that music has had both positive and negative impacts on human health.
Traditional Indian and Chinese medicines believe that certain instruments and sounds have beneficial effects on specific organs.
Native American music was also important for the population. She was performed in rituals and at the holidays using a great variety of styles and techniques.
Musicians are creative persons, they provide us with positive emotions and charge us with good mood. In its turn, we should appreciate their work, offer our support and never stop praising them with applause!
If there is a musician in your life make sure you remember about the 1st of October, when the International Music Day is celebrated.
When looking for a perfect gift for a musician we recommend choosing something exclusive, offbeat and creative. And while it may be a real challenge to find a unique gift a music lover will truly appreciate – no more CDs to collect or concert tickets may be sold out – artistic persons may be happy to get a ticket to the museum of music or stylish music related souvenirs that will demonstrate that you treasure and share their passion.