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Can Music Shape Your Soul?

A detail from “Song of the Angels,” 1881, by William Adolphe Bouguereau. (Public Domain)

BY JANY ALLAN

April 9, 2019 Updated: April 9, 2019

Music expresses the quintessence of life and its events. It is precisely this universality that gives music the high worth that it has as a panacea for our woes.

Recently, while in New York, I hailed a cab. The entire vehicle was pulsating with a Jay-Z track. The thumping was so loud that my heart started to feel like a beatbox. When the fillings in my teeth felt as though they were becoming dislodged, I begged to be let out.… READ MORE...