Saturday, May 18, 2013

Music at Guys

I was in  Guys Hospital last week, waiting in the ENT was pretty grim mainly because they had a TV on really loud with horse racing followed by Noel Edmonds. This where people with hearing problems were listening out for someone to call out their name! But then a guy wandered in with a guitar and announced he was going to play for half an hour - with the TV turned down - and very nice it was too.

Osamu Yano's recital was arranged by Breathe Arts Health Research, apparently part of a project looking at how music in hospitals might reduce stress. Well it worked for me, as did the doctor's treatment of my ears - no permanent hearing loss.

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