History of Music Therapy


The idea of ​​music as a healing influence that can influence health and behavior is as old as the writings of Aristotle and Plato. The 20th century profession officially began exploration after World War I and World War II, when communities of musicians of all types, both amateur and professional, were sent to hospitals and veteran dormitories across the country to play for thousands of veterans who were suffering from physical and emotional trauma...read more

History of Music Therapy


In the teachings of Pythagoras, his school developed the concept of "eurythmy" as a person's ability to find the correct rhythm in all manifestations of life: in singing, playing, language, gestures, thoughts, actions, birth and death.

Earliest known publications on music therapy

The earliest known publication on music therapy appeared in 1789 in an unsigned Columbian Magazine article entitled Music with a Physical Calculus. In the early 1800s, texts on the therapeutic value of music appeared in two medical theses, first published by Edwin Athley (1804) and the second by Samuel Matthews (1806)...read more 

History of Sound Therapy


Utley and Matthews were students of Dr. Benjamin Rush, a physician and psychiatrist who was a strong advocate of the use of music to treat disease.


The 1800s also saw the first record of music therapy in an institutional setting (Blackwell Island in New York), as well as the first recorded systematic music therapy experiment (using Roots of music to alter sleep states during psychotherapy)...read more

History of Vibe Therapy


The evidence for sound and music healing dates back to the prehistoric past. In ancient China, the hieroglyph for music also signified joy and well-being. The Vedic scientists of ancient India and the philosophers of the Pythagorean school in classical Greece considered all physical forms as a manifestation of music.

Cosmology and musical theory developed on parallel principles that underlie the development and manufacture of musical instruments, the composition of music, its performance and the listener's attitude towards it (Brele-Ruef K., 1995)...read more