Body-language and nonverbal communication

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It`s the music….

No human culture has been identified that doesn’t have music. For so many people music is the source of the most powerful and significant experiences in their lives. But what is the compelling force scientist ask. More or less they found out, that there is no holy grail of a mathematical or acoustical explanation. The most important aspect is the complex manner in which music is embedded into social functions.

There’s nothing secret about music’s power in our lives even if we’re a long way from having a proper understanding of it. Listening and understanding are two different approaches. There are very different from each other. If you want to get to know more about it just read the following text.

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The art of playing an instrument

It requires a lot of a musician to be an expert together with his instrument. Hands, head and heart have to work together in a perfect combination. Pedro Alcantara explains how to do and how to achieve this state of coordination and expression.

She mostly stresses the three most important parts:

  • The physical part. That is the body-movement, posture and so on
  • The psychological part, which means emotions, ……..
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The art of breathing as a challenge for the string musician

Singing and playing instriúments, especially as a string musician you are deeply connected with your breathing. There is no right or wrong breathing. You have to be in close contact with your own breathing. Ruth Phillips Shows exercises to explore your breathing, to explore your instrument, to be aware of the rhythm and to follow the change of  expansion and contraction.

The better you explore the art of breathing the more touched the audience will listen to your music.

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Aesthetics and power – that`s it

just look and feel the wonderful expression of aesthetics, power, energy, beauty, movement, dance and colour.

That`s nonverbal expression.

That`s expression of life.

That`s life.


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Obama`s digital singing “Jingle Bells”

being engaged in (non-) verbal communication we also have to be Aware of digital-art-communication. This means the following: digitally you can construct whatever combination of word, singing, picture andsoon as you want. On the one hand you have to be very careful with this, because one can no longer be sure what is the original and what is the copy.

On the other hand one can find an endless reservoir of artificial ………………….I do not know yet know how to name this. But you can be sure that in this case of Singing-Obama you will enjoy.

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It`s music that matters

Music is emotion. In all cultures. In all times. And in eternity. There is no culture without Music. Science proofs that music connected with dance is one of the oldest ways for passing on knowledge.

Music can heal. Music can open doors of peoples`souls.

And perhaps our early experiences of music leave a mark that we only understand much later: at the age 50 or so. It`s the continuity between music and the sounds of the everyday environment. And this starts with the first song one hears, the first song one sings. Perhaps it’s all down to the influence of those sound effects on the first records that one heard in his life.

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Did you already smile today?

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What is harmony vs. cohesion?

China is famous and well-known for the basic value “harmony”. In former times and today. Harmony characterizes philosophy, culture, society and politics. It seems that life is harmony, or it should be like this.

The concept of harmony in Chinese culture comes from music. Confucianism played a key part in the formulation of the earliest form of Chinese music, Qin. Qin music illustrates the concept of harmony through its techniques such as the level of pressure and the speed of tempo, which symbolize Yin and Yang and the different temperature in the four seasons. (If you want to read more look here ………Music, under Confucian concepts, has the power to transform people to become more civilized and the goal of music is to create balance within individuals, nature and society. Leading people “back to the correct direction in life” not only

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Rising dragon around the dome of Cologne, or: what is cultural integration Part I

A Chinese face. A Chinese name. A GermanPassport. And still a Chinese face.

The lead singer proudly adds when being asked after his performance at the China Days in Cologne last weekend: “I’m Chinese, I have a German Passport and a I feel both cultures in me”. His tone sounded confident and proud.

When we talked for a little while about his music, his band and the social network where we met, facebook, I was astonished about his competence in German language. Almost no accent.  A clear, strong and convinced voice. Of course he would remember me, he said with a smile. I again was astonished about him, remembering my face because we had never met and we don’t have a special contact via facebook. He’s just a person- He is some Chinese man on the list of my “facebook-friends”.  I’m only one of those strange looking German faces which don’t seem to be so familiar to the Chinese, I suppose.

To be honest I felt glad and ………………..

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Music Training Improves…….

In western sudies scientists are convinced that learning is directly supported by movement. The more you move the better you can learn. The more you move the easier people enjoy what they do in the process of learning. So: to sit still or to behave in a rigid way by moving “properly” or too much controlled is oppposed to learning, enjoying. Being able to learn and to inhale what you have learnt is the base of sustainebility. And sustainebility is an important aspect of respecting life. Resspecting life means in this case to respect people.

The hypothesis that music training can improve verbal memory was tested in children. The results showed that children with music training demonstrated better verbal but not visual memory than did their counterparts without such training. When these children were followed up after a year, those who had begun or continued music training demonstrated significant verbal memory improvement. Students who discontinued the training did not show ………………….

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