Music has been known to fill the void when words fail, express the heart’s desires and silence the mind. It can be heard in every culture and understood in any language. Though artistic in nature, recent years have proved the emotional and physical healing effects it can have on people.
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Live music for premature babies at Chicago Children’s Hospital
Music therapist Elizabeth Klinger, quietly plays guitar and sings for Augustin and his mother, Lucy Morales. “What music therapy can uniquely provide is that passive listening experience that just encourages relaxation for the patient, encourages participation by the family,” Klinger says. Mother, Lucy Morales, claims that the music noticeably calms down her son, and sometimes makes her cry, but “in a good way.”Whizzco