I recommend the Tao of Music highly both as a professional resource for trainers and a personal tool to help address day to day situations.
I have found his "Musical Menus" helpful in providing music which speaks to us beyond aural awareness - music which touches mind, body, emotion and spirit.
Filled with powerful insights this amazingly thorough book seems to cover just about every human condition in a simple to read, practical style.
This was purchased as reference book for a student majoring in Music Therapy. Very good service and a very interesting book.Published 15 months ago by WILLIP
Anyone with even a modest musical background has the knowledge presented here. It is little more than a compilation of playlists.Published 22 months ago by Susan Burns
Excellent manual on the effects music on the emotions and the
body. I had been doing research on the above and found it to be an
excellent resource for me. Read more
Nothing in this book has any basis in psychology, neurology, musicology, or taoism. It's anecdotally-based self-help fluff, and the doctor who wrote it is either incompetent or is... Read morePublished on March 9, 2012 by Lawrence Constantopolous
"The Tao of Music": Sound Psychology is a very beautifully written book. In summary, this book is about the healing powers of music. Read morePublished on April 5, 2011 by Stella Carrier
I haven't gotten to read much of it as of right now. I was hoping to have it ready for when my class term is finished in a week. Read morePublished on July 19, 2010 by J. Bergstrom
I used this book to help me write my senior thesis (rooted in music education). I enjoyed this book because it was as much about personal experience as it was about science. Read morePublished on June 29, 2008 by Clarinerd85
A classic within this genre.
The cream of the crop.
I just received this gem of a book as a Christmas gift and have not been able to put it down. This is an easy to read, superbly insightful volume with quick, accessible and... Read morePublished on December 29, 2001