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Music, Health, and Wellbeing$
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Raymond MacDonald, Gunter Kreutz, and Laura Mitchell

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780199586974

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2012

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586974.001.0001

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What is Music, Health, and Wellbeing and Why is it Important?

What is Music, Health, and Wellbeing and Why is it Important?

(p.3) Chapter 1 What is Music, Health, and Wellbeing and Why is it Important?
Music, Health, and Wellbeing

Raymond MacDonald

Gunter Kreutz

Laura Mitchell

Oxford University Press

This chapter first sets out the purpose of the book, which is to explore the relationship between music, health, and wellbeing. The ideas and work presented throughout this volume are based on relatively recent developments in music research. The discussion then turns to the reasons why music could have beneficial effects on wellbeing and health. An overview of the subsequent chapters is also presented.

Keywords:   music research, health, wellbeing

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