Wednesday, 15 February 2012

Tear jerking music

Fascinating stuff in the Wall Street Journal on how and why some music moves us to tears.

The article features multi Grammy award winner Adele, but has additional observations about Mendelssohn and Mozart. Apparently it's all  about dopamine and appoggiaturas!

I guess Martin Luther was ahead of the game,

Beautiful music is the art of the prophets that can calm the agitations of the soul; it is one of the most magnificent and delightful presents God has given us

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