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Scales to scalpels. Doctors who practice the healing arts of music and medicine.

Wong, Lisa, 1969-, M.D.

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ISBN 10: 1605984345 / ISBN 13: 9781605984346
Verlag: Lisa Wong M.D. with Robert Viagas. New York : Pegasus Books, 2012, 2012
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, xvii, 284pp., PAPERBACK, very good. SIGNED on title page by Lisa M. Wong CONTENTS: Foreword / Bernard Lown, M.D. -- Foreword / Dr. Lisa Wong -- Part I: Introducing the musician-physician. Overture to the musician-physician ; A pediatrician with a violin ; Music and healers, from Apollo to Dr. Albert Schweitzer ; The Longwood Symphony Orchestra finds its own Lambaréné -- Part II: Music, medicine, and healing. musician-physician modulation ; Music as healing ; Music and brain development ; Left and right hemispheres ; Overcoming discord ; Musician, heal thyself ; Music and mental health -- Part II. musician-physicians and the community. From classing chords to perfect harmonies ; Bringing the humanities back to medicine ; Tomorrow's musician-physicians -- Appendix A. What we listen to -- Appendix B. Personal suggestions from the musician-physicians -- Works cited -- Additional articles -- Long Symphony Orchestra's community partners 1991-2011 -- Notes. ISBN 9781605984346. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 41063

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Titel: Scales to scalpels. Doctors who practice the...

Verlag: Lisa Wong M.D. with Robert Viagas. New York : Pegasus Books, 2012

Erscheinungsdatum: 2012

Einband: Soft cover

Signiert: Signed by Author(s)

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The story of The Longwood Symphony Orchestra and the remarkable interplay between music and medicine

You may have read about the Longwood Symphony Orchestra (LSO) in the paper or heard them on your favorite classical radio station. Yet the LSO is not just any orchestra. The LSO began in 1982 began in 1982 with a group of talented Boston-area physicians, med students and health-care professionals and, thanks to Harvard Medical School pediatrician and violinist Lisa Wong, who became the president of the LSO in 1991, the orchestra has transformed into a proud, extraordinary group of musicians with fans around the globe.

In Scales to Scalpels, Dr. Wong chronicles how the music acumen of these physicians affects the way they administer healing and, in turn, how their medical work affects their music. How does practicing the art of music transform the art of practicing medicine? 8 pages of B&W illustrations

About the Author:

Dr. Lisa Wong is an associate in pediatrics at Harvard Medical School and maintains her own private practice in Boston’s South Shore. She is the president of the Longwood Symphony, a board member of young Audiences of Massachusetts and helped start “Bring Back the Music,” which revitalized in-class instrumental music instruction in Boston public schools.

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