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iPod® Pharmacy

We gift good-as-new iPods to music therapists to use with their clients. Donated iPods are paired with new Skullcandy headphones and an iTunes gift card, so the music therapist can meet their client's needs.

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Music is the shorthand of emotion.
— Leo Tolstoy
 
 
 

To live is to be musical, starting with the blood dancing in your veins. Everything living has a rhythm.

— Michael Jackson
Music cleanses the understanding; inspires it, and lifts it into a realm which it would not reach if it were left to itself.
— Henry Ward Beecher
Music produces a kind of pleasure which human nature cannot do without.
— Confucius

When I sing, trouble can sit right on my shoulder and I don't even notice.

- Sarah Vaughan

I regard music therapy as a tool of great power in many neurological diseases-Parkinson's and Alzheimer's-because of its unique capacity to organize or reorganize cerebral function when it has been damaged.
— Oliver Sacks, M.D.

Music is the universal language of mankind.

— Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
 

Music can change the world because it can change people.

— Bono
Music is the strongest form of magic.
— Hal A. Lingerman
Music therapy has been an invaluable tool with many of our rehabilitation patients. There is no question that the relationship of music and medicine will blossom because of the advent of previously unavailable techniques that can now show the effects of music.
— Mathew Lee, Acting Director, Rusk Institute, New York

Music is a necessity. After food, air, water and warmth, music is the next necessity of life.

- Keith Richards

Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
- Maya Angelou

To me, music is my entertainment - what else can it be? In fact, it’s the only language I know of that’s universal.

-Ray Charles

I like beautiful melodies telling me terrible things.

-Tom Waits

Music acts like a magic key, to which the most tightly closed heart opens.
- Maria von Trapp

Music doesn’t lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
- Jimi Hendrix

 

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