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The Mozart Effect - Tapping the Power of Music to Heal the Body, Strengthen the Mind, and Unlock the Creative Spirit  Don Campbell

One of the leading experts on sound and healing, Don Campbell shows how healthcare professionals use music to deal with everything from anxiety to cancer, even mental illness. He also illustrates how the Mozart Effect can improve memory, strengthen listening abilities, and raise IQ.

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The Mozart Effect for Children – Awakening Your Child’s Mind, Health and Creativity with Music  Don Campbell

This text shows how children can benefit from music's ability to heal, strengthen and aid learning. Each chapter is devoted to a particular age, and parents and teachers can access musical guides, practical suggestions and games to play to stimulate children.

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Music in the Early Years  Susan Young and Joanne Glover

This text is focused on the very specific needs and approaches appropriate for teachers working across the three to six age phase who want to make music integral to the life of the  classroom. It is the first in a pair of books that aim to move forward the teaching of music with a "best practice in music" philosophy. While it builds on the early stages of the National Curriculum, this book offers more challenge and depth through practical ideas by encouraging teachers to think about key issues.

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Primary Music - Later Years  Susan Young and Joanne Glover

This work is intended for teachers working across the 7-11 age group who want to make music integral to the life of the classroom. It is the companion volume to 'Music in the Early Years'. While building on the National Curriculum, this book offers more challenge and depth on the subject both through practical ideas and by encouraging teachers to examine key issues. The two books acknowledge the very different developmental needs of children in the two age ranges and the different environments in which they are taught.

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Tune Your Brain: Using Music to Manage Your Mind, Body, and Mood  Elizabeth Miles

In this book, Elizabeth Miles explores the power of music in relation to motivation, mood, and behavior, while explaining how different types of music create varying levels of power in the mind and body.

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For early years

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For ages 9 to 11 years

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