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by Lisa Wong,Robert Viagas

Free eBook Scales to Scalpels: Doctors Who Practice the Healing Arts of Music and Medicine download ISBN: 160598177X
Author: Lisa Wong,Robert Viagas
Publisher: Pegasus Books; 1st edition (April 1, 2012)
Language: English
Pages: 384
Category: Art and workmanship
Subcategory: Music
Size MP3: 1549 mb
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Fabulous book about an orchestra in Boston area whose musicians are all doctors or at least in the medical field. A sensitive, discerning view into the lives of these talented performers.

Fabulous book about an orchestra in Boston area whose musicians are all doctors or at least in the medical field. You will learn why these doctors spend many, many hours practicing and why their music helps them become more compassionate medical providers. Many of them had to choose between a promising musical career and the medical world. Very cleverly written. I use the book as a gift for someone who understands the gift of music. 3 people found this helpful.

In Scales to Scalpels, Dr. Wong and Robert Viagas chronicle how the . How does practicing the art of music transform the art of practicing medicine?

In Scales to Scalpels, Dr. Wong and Robert Viagas chronicle how the musical acumen of these physicians affects the way they administer healing and, in turn, how their work affects their music. How does practicing the art of music transform the art of practicing medicine?

Scales to Scalpels book. How does practicing the art of music transform the art of practicing medicine?.

Scales to Scalpels book. In Scales to Scalpels, Dr. Wong and Robert Viagas chronicle how the musical acumen of these physicians affects . Wong and Robert Viagas chronicle how the musical acumen of these physicians . Wong and Robert Viagas chronicle how the musical acumen of these physicians affects the way they administer healing and, in turn, how their work affects their music

The lyrical and programmatic nature of Grieg's music was also to influence some of the French impressionist composers such as Debussy and Ravel.

The lyrical and programmatic nature of Grieg's music was also to influence some of the French impressionist composers such as Debussy and Ravel.

Lisa Wong, MD Lisa Wong is a pediatrician, musician, and author dedicated to the healing arts of music and .

Lisa Wong, MD Lisa Wong is a pediatrician, musician, and author dedicated to the healing arts of music and medicine. She is an assistant clinical professor of pediatrics at Harvard Medical School, and has worked with Milton Pediatric Associates since 1986. In April 2012, she published her first book, Scales to Scalpels: Doctors who practice the healing arts of Music and Medicine, in collaboration with writer Robert Viagas. Wong plays violin and viola in the Longwood Symphony Orchestra (LSO) and served as its president from 1991-2012.

A practicing pediatrician and Harvard Medical School faculty member, she wrote Scales to Scalpels: Doctors Who Practice the Healing Arts of Music and Medicine, in 2012. Wong is an accomplished violinist, violist, and pianist who is a leader in Massachusetts and Boston-area arts advocacy organizations. She will be accompanied by Licia Carlson, Providence College Professor of Philosophy.

The incredible story of the Longwood Symphony Orchestra that reveals the remarkable interplay between music and medicine.

You may have read about the Longwood Symphony orchestra (LSO) in the paper or heard them on your favorite radio station. But the LSO is not just any orchestra. it began in 1982 with a group of talented Boston-area physicians, med students and health-care professionals and has since flourished under the leadership of violinist Dr. Lisa Wong, who became president of the LSO in 1991. The orchestra is now a proud, extraordinary group of musicians with fans around the globe. In Scales to Scalpels, Dr. Wong and Robert Viagas chronicle how the musical acumen of these physicians affects the way they administer healing and, in turn, how their work affects their music. What cognitive and emotional shifts occur when a surgeon transitions from the chaos of the ER to the discipline of the orchestra rehearsal studio? What’s it like to make a house call to a poor neighborhood in the morning and then play trumpet in a jazz group that night? Does music heal the doctors the way the doctors heal their patients? How does practicing the art of music transform the art of practicing medicine? 8 pages of black & white photographs
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VAZGINO
Fabulous book about an orchestra in Boston area whose musicians are all doctors or at least in the medical field. A sensitive, discerning view into the lives of these talented performers. You will learn why these doctors spend many, many hours practicing and why their music helps them become more compassionate medical providers. Many of them had to choose between a promising musical career and the medical world. Very cleverly written. I use the book as a gift for someone who understands the gift of music.
monotronik
Read this prior to back surgery performed by a neurosurgeon who was and is a performing musician. Inspiring and reassuring at both her dedication and the crossover of abilities and talent.
Tat
I am a musician and my daughter is a physician and musician, so I find the book fascinating. The information is quite specific and well documented unlike magazine or health letter essays. I could have used less emphasis on the orchestra.
Marelyne
Outstanding book. I really enjoyed and bought a copy for a friend.
Dynen
For anyone interested in classical music and the crossover into the world of modern medicine this is a great read!
Cha
Fascinating.