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Medicine musica: the eighteenth-century rationalization of music and medicine

Daisy Fancourt London, United Kingdom   Instruments de musique, 1770 Anne Vallayer-Coster Musée du Louvre, Paris Legends of music’s healing powers on both the mind and the body are estimated to go as far back as Paleolithic times, when music was believed to be a magic that could drive away the angry spirits that caused […]