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Music and Theater

For us to slowly understand musical theater, let us look into the words music and theater before we integrate them as a whole. On one hand, as explained earlier, music, by definition, can either be vocal or instrumental sounds (or both), combined in such a way to produce beauty of form, harmony, and expression. On the other hand, theater, by definition is described to be a place or a stage in which plays and or other dramatic performance takes place.

Musical Theater

Now it is time to integrate the meaning of musical theater as a whole. Musical theater is basically a kind of performance in a theater which essentially involves music. A particular act or performance is called a musical. The performance involves, and can be a mix of music, songs, acting, dialogue and dances. Examples of well-known musicals include Les Miserables, The Phantom of the Opera, Miss Saigon, Matilda, Wicked, and West Side Story.

Music Benefits

Music has been proven to give significant benefits in our daily lives. To better understand music, let us first know what it means. Music, by definition, can either be vocal or instrumental sounds (or both), combined in such a way to produce beauty of form, harmony, and expression. The several benefits of music include psychological and therapeutic benefits. Psychological and therapeutic examples include:

Stress and anxiety reduction

Studies show that playing music, mostly, but not limited to, music with relaxing and soothing rhythm, helps the listener to reduce stress and anxiety. On the other hand, some people prefer a different genre of music; e.g., metal, rock, or party music, to release stress and anxiety.

Music therapy

Music is also used in the medicinal field. Music therapy example includes and works for children with an autism spectrum disorder. Studies show that the patients who received music therapy improved on their social response, communication, and attentiveness.

Provides comfort

Listening to music has been proven to provide comfort. Studies show that the rhythm of a preferred music genre of a person will help him soothe pain, set the pace, and improve mood.

Welcome

Music is a way of life; a path of harmony, rhythm, and art. Music can come in several forms, may it be through songs, beat, musicals, and many more. Embracing the influence and essentials of music into our lives can be beneficial in several ways. So what are you waiting for? Read down below and get started and may the tune of music reach your ears!

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