Music and color
Night. The fire of ritual fires, dance to the rhythmic beat of drums, the song of the shaman, heated movements of the body in bright clothes…
Even in ancient times, people felt that music and color were magically connected and tried to find this connection.
In the seventeenth century, the great physicist Isaac Newton imposed a light spectrum on the musical octave: the note “do” corresponded to red, “re” – purple, “mi” – blue, “FA” – blue, “Sol” – green, ” La “- yellow, ” si ” – orange.After that, many scientists continued their research. The Russian composer A. N. Scriabin, who had a naturally colored ear, built his spectrum in which the note “do” denoted red, “re” – yellow, “La” – green, “mi” and “si”- blue-whitish, “FA” – bright blue, “salt” – orange-pink.
In addition to Scriabin, Liszt, Rimsky – Korsakov, Berlioz, and Wagner had The same unique gift, although some of them arranged color matches differently. Yet it is Scriabin who is considered the founder of color music.
Music and color: the psychological impact
Of course, among people who are far from such subtleties, color hearing is a rarity, and yet we also subconsciously feel the shades of music and listen only to the one that is “colored” in pleasant colors.
Scientists using special equipment found that calm, romantic music is colored in shades of pink. No wonder the psychology of the color pink represents love, kindness and romance. It calms and relieves depressive States.
Harsh, aggressive music has colors from dark blue to red. Dark blue causes anxiety, sadness, and depression. Red acts excitingly on the nervous system, leading to aggression.
Striptease music is colored blue. It relieves tension, gives a feeling of comfort, calms.
Popular songs downloaded from the Internet are often green or orange. Green helps to get rid of negative emotions, relax, and help you fall asleep. Orange – induces a euphoric state and helps to restore the lost balance. It is considered one of the best colors in psychology.
The music that is not very popular is usually brown or poisonous yellow. The brown color of music causes frustration and depression, the yellow color provokes conflicts, and many people associate it with illness.
Of course, this is only the most General information about the impact on the human psyche of music and color, but even this amount of information clearly illustrates how you can use their magical influence on our mood and well-being.