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Monday, April 11, 2011

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Yesterday I sat at my piano as I had the urge to play one or two of Bach's chorales.  I wanted to hear "Schmücke dich, O liebe Seele" (Adorn yourself, dear Soul).  When I started playing it, tears sprang into my eyes and my fingers made mistakes.

How is that music can affect us? A succession of sounds only: or is it, perhaps, more than that?

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  1. Music is a powerful tool in anyones life, to me it is far more than a succession of sound, i guess that is why i love so many different types of it. It has the power to capture all our emotions, to store memories, and i believe that each note holds a different vibration that attunes to our bodies in different ways.
    Lucky you to be able to play the piano... the nearest that i have ever got to this is a keyboard.
    saffy

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