The Emotional Power Of Beautiful Sounds By John Powell — Opinions, Discussion, Bookclubs, Lists

Allow us to go then, you and I, to the 12th Annual Trans-Pecos Pageant of Music + Love in Marfa, Texas. A physical and emotional manifestation of divinity, music is an integral part of the loving bond that has fulfilled us and strengthened us, and brought harmony to individuals, societies and nations around the world throughout time. I think had he like Jung, had gone native in the unconscious, and tapped his anima, (look at his love letters) he’d had made a brilliant author of fiction.

Powell does just that by referencing to both previous and new music artists that everyone, young and old, has heard. Throughout anticipation of the height – or hotspot ” as music psychologist John Sloboda calls it – in the music, dopamine is released within the dorsal (or upper) striatum.

He’s highly active in reviving seventeenth- and eighteenth-century operas in performance and score as artistic …