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By Beth Bond 

A lifetime of music


Last updated 11/20/2019 at 5:32pm

Music touches our lives from birth to death, and as we age it provides both pleasure and health benefits.

It's been said that music has the power to soothe the savage beast, and maybe so. Music touches our lives from birth to death. In fact, the use of calming music can influence the embryo as it develops in the womb. We are familiar with the role of a lullaby to encourage an infant to fall asleep. It's not guaranteed of course, but it certainly relaxes the baby (and Mom too!).

It would seem that every milestone in life has its own special music; from birthdays to graduation to weddings, even funerals. These rites of passage just would not be the same without musical accompaniment.

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