"There exists an unspoken convention between the author and the reader, whereby the former calls himself patient,
and accepts the other as his nurse. The roles are arbitrarily interchangeable." (Lautreamont)
Lautreamont Concerts and its artists is dedicated to
improving the lives of the
underserved audiences at hospitals and nursing homes. Recent performances have taken place at
We are also interested in collaborating with health-care facilities, particularly in the areas of neurological research, music therapy for
stroke victimes, and for Alzheimer and memory disorder programs. Lautreamont Concerts will be the resident ensemble at the
Institute for Music and Neurologic Function (and affiliate of the Beth Abraham Family of Health Services) starting this season.
Maxim Pakhomov and Steven Zynszajn performing at Margaret Tietz Nursing Home
Here are some interesting programs and articles:
Healers of many sorts try to
harness music for therapeutic purposes, if only as an adjunct to crystals,
perfumes and green tea.
Music, The Mind and
According to the Centers for Disease Control, one in
every 150 children has autism and there are no known cures.
at Work | Claudius Conrad
MUSIC MAN Dr. Claudius
Conrad has studied how the mechanisms of Mozart’s music seemed to ease the pain
of some patients.
THE MOZART EFFECT
"The Mozart Effect" is the name attributed to
psychologists' findings in 1993, that playing Mozart to their subjects
increases their spatial-temporal reasoning.