“Music heals the soul and body” – this inscription can be seen on some Italian Renaissance instruments.
The healing properties of music have been known for a long time. Even in Ancient Egypt and Greece, doctors treated patients with sounds and had extensive knowledge in this area. Ancient Chinese doctors believed that music can cure any disease, and even wrote out “musical recipes” to influence a particular organ. In Russian latitudes, for example, in Evenkia, to enhance the effect of drugs, healers hummed their spells and spells, and shamans accompanied them with the sounds of a drum and tambourine. Continue reading