What is Music Therapy?
So What’s The Problem?
“…grew out of Cohen’s sense of ‘the irony of being a human being and looking for the religion in sex’ — a concise summary of the dichotomy at the heart of the song, and central to much of Cohen’s work.” (p 128)
“I think spirituality in general in our society has been diffused into some sort of relationship between the pop culture and our own personal pillars that we create for ourselves. As culture moved forward, we were counting on God less, and people settled into some sort of spirituality that they created for themselves, and a lot of it has to do with incorporating their own human desire. We’re greatly craving some sort of spirituality in music….We’re mulling over a lot, we’re not being rammed with somebody else’s doctrine down our throat, we’re coming up with our own. It’s less structured, less guided, and more individual, more personal.” (p 129)
“Nostalgic” or “Re-Membering” Music
So What’s the Trouble with Music Therapy?
So What’s the Answer?
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