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  • Re: Madison's New (Instrumental) "Vision": Cymbals, Psalteries, Harps
    • Ken Sublett (Login Ken.Sublett)
      Posted Aug 31, 2012 1:00 PM

      Babylonian Tablets proves that people knew how to MANIPULATE people with "god sounds."

      It's perfectly clear to Nimrod--the mighty hunter AGAINST God and modern science as reported in Time Magazine.

      It's hard to exaggerate the effect music can have on the human brain. A mere snippet of song from the past can trigger memories as vivid as anything Proust experienced from the aroma of his petite madeleine.

      A tune can induce emotions ranging from unabashed joy to deep sorrow and can drive listeners into states of patriotic fervor or religious frenzy-- to say nothing of its legendary ability to soothe the savage beast.

      Yet in spite of music's remarkable influence on the human psyche, scientists have spent little time attempting to understand why it possesses such potency.

      "We tend to think of music as an art or a cultural attribute," notes Robert Zatorre, a neuroscientist at McGill University in Montreal,

      "but it is a complex human behavior that is as worthy of scientific study as any other."

      That's why Zatorre helped organize a conference, "The Biological Foundations of Music," sponsored last week by the New York Academy of Sciences, at which experts in disciplines ranging from neuroscience and neurology to brain imaging and psychology met to exchange notes about what's known--and, more important, what remains to be learned--in this small but growing field.

      What seems clear is that the ability to experience and react to music is deeply embedded in the biology of the nervous system.

      While music tends to be processed mostly in the right hemisphere(FEMININE) of the brain, no single set of cells is devoted to the task

      Different networks of neurons are activated, depending on whether a person is listening to music or playing an instrument, and whether or not the music involves lyrics.

      Specific brain disorders can affect the perception of music in very specific ways. Experiments done on epileptics decades ago showed that stimulating certain areas of the temporal lobe on both sides of the brain awakened "musical memories"--vivid re-creations of melodies that the patients had heard years earlier.

      Lesions in the temporal lobe can result in so-called musicogenic epilepsy, an extremely rare form of the disorder in which seizures are triggered by the sound of music. Autism offers an even greater puzzle. People with this condition are mentally deficient, yet most are proficient musicians; some are "musical savants" possessed of extraordinary talent.

      The opposite is true of the less than 1% of the population who suffer from amusia, or true tone deafness. They literally cannot recognize a melody, let alone tell two of them apart, and they are incapable of repeating a song (although they think they are doing it correctly). Even simple, familiar tunes such as Frere Jacques and Happy Birthday are mystifying to amusics, but when the lyrics are spoken rather than sung, amusics are able to recognize the song immediately.

      "This goes way beyond an inability to carry a tune," observes psychologist Isabelle Peretz of the University of Montreal. "They can't dance, and they can't tell the difference between consonance [harmony] and dissonance either.

      They all appear to have been born without the wiring necessary to process music." Intriguingly, people with amusia show no overt signs of brain damage or short-term-memory impairment, and magnetic-resonance-imaging scans of their brains look normal.

      There is evidently no way to help these unfortunate folks (though, admittedly, they don't know what they're missing).But for instrumentalists, at least, music can evidently trigger physical changes in the brain's wiring.

      By measuring faint magnetic fields emitted by the brains of professional musicians, a team led by Christo Pantev of the University of Muenster's Institute of Experimental Audiology in Germany has shown that intensive practice of an instrument leads to discernible enlargement of parts of the cerebral cortex, the layer of gray matter most closely associated with higher brain function.

      As for music's emotional impact, there is some indication that music can affect levels of various hormones,

      including cortisol (involved in arousal and stress),

      Consider the following three types of damage that takes place in our bodies under exposure to loud volume.

      First, loud volume slows down our ability to memorize and do other brain functions by constricting the flow of blood to the brain. In the words of Dr. Arnold Scheivel, professor of medicine at UCLA and an expert on brain growth, "If there is a bottom line, it is that no neuron is healthier than the capillary that supplies it.

      We have a very strong feeling that in the capillary supply system is the story of the maintenance or slow decline of the brain." How does volume effect blood supply? The blood vessels undergo a narrowing of caliber in the presence of loud sound. This narrowing decreases the flow of blood to the different parts of the body, including the mind. A person studying under the influence of loud music has a decrease in the amount of blood flowing to the brain. This makes it more difficult to memorize and to understand their studies.

      Second, loud music can cause a form of schizophrenia. When a person is exposed to high level sound, a chemical is formed in the brain that is normally found in schizophrenia patients in mental institutions. A music therapist, investigating the effects of loud music, gave an emotional stability test to 240 teenagers while they listened to music.

      A psychologist, who was unaware of how it was given, examined the results and determined that the test had been given in a mental institution.

      Martin Polo, the director of Audio Visual Services at UCLA and noise consultant for the aerospace industry and related technologies writes, "Lastly, the presence of continued exposure to high level sound can trigger psychopathological impacts on individuals."

      These impacts can range from depressions noted among females during the menstrual period to actual presence in the brain of chemicals normally found in schizophrenia and psychosis. There are a number of other interesting reaction to the presence of high level sound which involve the brain, including interference with vision.

      Third, loud music can cause ulcers. When susceptible individuals are exposed to loud sound over a period of time, certain stomach functions are disrupted and an increase of hydrochloric acid is released, causing ulceration of the stomach. Martin Polon of UCLA writes, "The continuing exposure to high energy sound creates a stress reaction in the body that significantly involves the gastrointestinal system. Certain stomach functions are disrupted by abnormal contractions of the abdominal area, and increased infusion of hydrochloric acid causing dyspepsia. Recurring activation of this syndrome will lead to peptic ulceration in susceptible individuals.

      ORGANUM or "After the Pipe Organ" may be more damaging than using instruments since the "audience" is pretty well dummed. MOST congregational seeks to be LOUD, Musically CORRECT, and the PARTS enter into combat to make their PART stand out.

      A Disciple of Christ commanded to teach and observe WHAT HE commanded should never put SILENCE above a command which cannot be misunderstood. Jesus SPOKE or Cantillated the YEARLY halal and went out.

      It really could matter less if you intend to violate the command to TEACH THAT WHICH IS WRITTEN FOR OUR LEARNING

      Congregational singing, when the NACC and JUBILEEATORS such as Flat, Shelly etal, almost ceased when their disciples scrapped the song books and bought Howard's (Vineyard) PRAISE BOOK. We had an expert musician from a college who taught us to ROCK the beat by JUMPING over the bar and hitting with a thud. Undoubtedly, even the so-called conservative preachers made School of Christ into WORSHIP ONLY which they define out of the Pagan Song Books and which James repudates as contrary to PURE religion.

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