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The Mozart Effect

By Don Campbell

  • Paperback
  • £8.99

Already hugely successful in the States, this is the leading book on music's astonishing power to heal

You know that music can affect your mood: it can make you feel happy, enchanted, excited, comforted. But music has an even greater power. Quite simply, music is good for you - physically, emotionally, and spiritually. Particular sounds, tones and rhythms, especially the music of Mozart, can improve your IQ, unlock the creative spirit, and, miraculously, even heal the body. The world's leading expert on sound and healing Don Campbell shows how healthcare professsionals use music to deal with everything from anxiety to cancer, even mental illness. He also shows, whatever your listening taste, how to make the Mozart Effect work for you to improve memory, strengthen listening abilities, raise IQ, and treat up to fifty common conditions. This remarkable book points the way to a healthier, more harmonious way of life - once you know what to listen for.

Biographical Notes

Don Campbell is the world's foremost educator on the connection between music and healing. He trained as a classical musician with Nadia Boulanger in France. In l988 he founded the Institute of Music, Health, and Education, and he frequently lectures at universities, at music organisations, at Omega and Esalen, to corporate managers, and to health care professionals. He lives in Boulder, Colorado, USA.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9780340824375
  • Publication date: 04 Jul 2002
  • Page count: 352
  • Imprint: Hodder Paperbacks
Don Campbell is the dean of sound healers. His work is of inestimable value. Practical, mystical and visionary, he makes the world of music accessible, friendly and profoundly healing. — Julia Cameron
Intelligent, informed, and practical, Don is an excellent guide to the wide-ranging power of music to inspire, educate, and heal. The Mozart Effect could add a universe to the world you've been living in. — Thomas Moore
Campbell reveals how music is one of the most transformative forces in human experience - how it literally has life-and-death potency. Read this book. You may never hear music the same way again. — Larry Dossey
Don Campbell has written a fascinating and informative book - a tuning fork for our times. — Clarissa Pinkola Estes
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