Recommended Resources

Therapeutic Music and Healing:

Body, Mind and Music by Laurie Riley

Essential Musical Intelligence: Using Music as Your Path to Healing, Creativity and Radiant Wholeness by Louise Montello

Healing at the Speed of Sound: How What We Hear Transforms Our Brains and Our Lives by Don Campbell

Healing Sounds: The Power of Harmonics by Jonathan Goldman

How Music Works by John Powell

How to Be A Perfect Stranger (6th Edition): The Essential Religious Etiquette Handbook by Stuart M. Matlins

Integrative Health through Music Therapy: Accompanying the Journey from Illness to Wellness by Suzanne B. Hanser

Music at the End of Life by Jennifer L. Hollis

Music, the Brain, and Ecstasy: How Music Captures our Imaginations by Robert Jourdain

Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain by Oliver Sacks

Pastoral Care in Hospitals: Second Edition by Neville A. Kirkwood

Praying Twice: The Music and Words of Congregational Song by Brian Wren

Sounding the Inner Landscape by Kay Gardner

The Healing Musician by Stella Benson

The Musician’s Way: A Guide to Practice, Performance, and Wellness by Gerald Klickstein

The Healing Power of Sound: Recovery from Life Threatening Illness Using Sound, Voice and Music by Mitchell Gaynor M.D.

The Power of Music: Pioneering Discoveries in the New Science of Song  by Elena Mannes

The Power of Sound by Joshua Leeds

Therapeutic Harp, Ancient Legacy by Sarajane Williams

This is Your Brain on Music: The Science of a Human Obsession by Daniel J. Levitan

Harper Resources:

Carolan: The Life,Times and Music of an Irish Harper by Donal O’Sullivan

Then Sings My Soul: 150 of the World’s Greatest Hymn Stories by Robert J. Morgan