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Music for health: the five elements tonal system

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1 Author(s)
M. F. Legge ; Bucks County Health Center, Langhorne, PA, USA

Through the power of suggestion, human beings have accumulated in their subconscious minds disharmonies that are incongruent with the purpose of a meaningful and happy life. The more severe cases show up as either physical or emotional disease, or both. These incongruencies on the energetic level are known in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) as energetic imbalances. The imbalance is always there first, before its material manifestation. Through the Five Elements Tonal System (FETS, a medical/musical model resulting in a musical composition that addresses a patient's complaint) balance is introduced in order to reset the harmonic pattern. This reset is accomplished via the FETS musical composition, which is applied to the patient in a relaxed state through either live or recorded performance. FETS is based on the five elements of TCM (Earth, Metal, Water, Wood, and Fire). Other disciplines such as mathematics, systems, kinesiology, and hypnotherapy figure prominently in the development and application of the FETS, but their emphasis shall remain minor, while still playing very important supporting roles. This article presents the development process of the FETS model and a case study where not only application is established, but also diagnosis

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IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Magazine  (Volume:18 ,  Issue: 2 )