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03.19.2013 | Elena Mannes speaks At Westport Public Library

Elena Mannes speaks: McManus Room Westport Public Library Tues 19 Mar, 2013: 12:00 – 1:00 Link: westport public library


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Thoughts on Music as Cure

In “The Power of Music: Pioneering Discoveries in the New Science of Song”, I wrote a lot about the relationship between music and the human body and the research that’s driving exciting advances in the use of music for healing. Since the book came out,…


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A New Bio Music?

Once we’ve experienced the visceral, physical impact of musical sound we never forget it. It’s not about notes on a page or music theory but something we feel in our bones, in our very cells. In The Power of Music: Pioneering Discoveries in the New…


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06.14.2011: Interview: with Chuck Scarborough, WNBC “New York NonStop”

Here is an extract of my interview with Chuck Scarborough, WNBC “New York NonStop” about “The Power of Music:Pioneering Discoveries in the New Science of Song.”


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06.01.11 Elena Mannes interviewed on NPR “Talk of the Nation”

Listen to this interview I did on “Talk of the Nation”  (NPR nationwide) discussing “The Power of Music: Pioneering Discoveries in the New Science of Song”. I was joined by neurobologist Ani Patel who wrote the forward to the book. Broadcast on NPR’s “Talk of…


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Book: “The Power of Music: Pioneering Discoveries in the New Science of Song”, by Elena Mannes

“THE POWER OF MUSIC: PIONEERING DISCOVERIES IN THE NEW SCIENCE OF SONG”, by Elena Mannes, published by Walker Books/Bloomsbury USA, publication date May 24th, 2011

ISBN 978-0-8027-1996-6
$26.00 Hardcover • 8 1/4 x 5 1/2 • 288 pages

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