The Life Energy in Music, Vol. 1
John Diamond, M.D.
ISBN: 0-915628-20-1 (137 pp.)
This classic series of papers reports findings in some of the many areas of Dr. Diamond’s research into the effects of music and sound on the Life Energy on the individual. 41 chapters, including “The Healing Power of Music”; “The Life Energy of Music and Performance”; “How to Choose a Recording”; “Listening with the Whole Brain”; “The Duty of the Music Teacher”; “Applause”; “Music as Therapy”; “The True Role of the Recording Engineer”; “Music and Dance”; “The Didjeridu” – and more.
Dr. Diamond writes of this book:
“This is my tribute to Music, my inadequate attempt to express gratitude to Her for all She has done for me. In particular, for all the years She has comforted and sustained me.”
“A book which will elucidate and strengthen your relationship to music regardless of what frame of reference governs you…speaks about the basic planes of musical enjoyment in an eloquent: easily digested, and systematic manner.”
– Neil Levernson, Fanfare Magazine
“provides…a plethora of insights into music.”
– Wes Blomster, Colorado Daily