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Role of Music in Therapeutic Communication

  • Sumathy Sundar
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Abstract

The earliest form of communication even before man learned to use language has been regarded to be music. Even now in modern times, music is one of the fewest ways that people can connect with each other without the need for any common language. It is an integral part of our lives as it is all-pervasive. Music is considered to be a universal language for social interactions, even though it lacks a semantic system and does not convey a definitive meaning as it provides a framework for effective communication with its power to impact our feelings, thoughts, and emotions.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sumathy Sundar
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  1. 1.Center for Music Therapy Education and Research, Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth (Deemed-to-be University)PondicherryIndia

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