March 29, 2017

“Music is Time Made Aesthetically Perceptible”

I have been studying, listening and playing music most of my life. Throughout that time I have read a tone of definitions and quotes trying to summarize what music really is. The one I identify the most with I read in the book The Third Ear […]
March 9, 2017

Unlock the Musician Within You!

Is music important for you? What role does music play in your life? Aside from being a listener, there are other possible scenarios about your relationship with music. And they may have one common denominator – you feel that music is in your veins and heart. […]
March 8, 2017

Mindfulness is Noticing New Things

A second video for starters. With the previous post these two videos highlight what Musicably is about – Mindful Music Making. Renowned Harvard University psychology professor Ellen Langer, known as the “mother of mindfulness”, explains the topic of her career-long research: “Mindfulness is the simple process […]
March 7, 2017

How playing an instrument benefits your brain.

A picture is worth a thousand words. How many words is worth a video then? In under five minutes this animated movie from TED-Ed explains many benefits of playing a musical instrument. They compare playing to the brain’s equivalent of a full body workout. The reason […]