This is a replay of one of my favorite slideshows. I love zinnias. They always cheer me up! The music is Harmony of the Angels by Burgmuller. The pianist is the fabulous Jeremiah Jones. For more beautiful classical piano music from Jeremiah Jones go to the website: Lisztonian.com
The University of Kentucky has an active arts program in the University Hospital. This program incorporates visual, dance and musical arts. This is one disease I hope continues to spread.
Yo-Yo Ma and Lance Corporal Timothy Donley perform A Wide River to Cross in this video from MusiCorps founder Arthur Bloom and the Aspen Institute. In the second video, Lance Corporal Donley explains how music, Sing for Hope and the MusiCorps group has helped him put his life back together. In the final video, Yo-Yo Ma and Lance Corporal Donley perform America, the Beautiful.
If in doubt that music has the power to heal, check out this video of “Henry in the Nursing Home.” Warning: Tissue Alert! It may bring on tears.