Antonietta Provenza's scientific contributions

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The relationship between music and medicine involves the notions of affinity between the human body and musical structures, relief, catharsis, and therapy. The Homeric poems attest to the use of healing songs (paeans) and spells (epaoidai ). The early Pythagoreans used musical catharsis for both the soul and the body. The doctrine of musical ēthos...