Account Options Sign in. Top charts. New releases. Add to Wishlist. Relaxing music is ideal for fatigue, stress, insomnia and sore nerves. It works great when you study, sleep, meditate, read, yoga and stay in the spa. It also works for children and babies.
Experiment now. Experience a "sound bath" and let the music carry you away
Studies have consistently shown that music can have an enormous impact on emotional and physical health, positively affecting performance, mood, self-expression and self-esteem. Feelings of euphoria and comfort are created by deliberately chosen gaps in the notes. The song features guitar, piano and electronic samples of natural landscapes and other elements that have been scientifically proven to induce relaxation. This process is known as entrainment and it takes about five minutes for this to start, explaining why the song had to be a reasonably lengthy one. The relaxation effect was evident even though participants were given a stressful task to complete in within a stressful time constraint.
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Music can have a profound effect on both the emotions and the body. Faster music can make you feel more alert and concentrate better. Upbeat music can make you feel more optimistic and positive about life. A slower tempo can quiet your mind and relax your muscles, making you feel soothed while releasing the stress of the day. Music is effective for relaxation and stress management. Research confirms these personal experiences with music. Current findings indicate that music around 60 beats per minute can cause the brain to synchronize with the beat causing alpha brainwaves frequencies from 8 - 14 hertz or cycles per second.
How did Erik Satie's Gymnopedies become the quintessential relaxation music? Of their time, they also seem to float above and beyond it. Music is often most affecting when a performance is so natural, and a composition so well-crafted, that a listener is able to let go and relax into a state of pure experience. But what is it that allows music to bestow this state upon a listener? Hear the pieces your favorite classical hosts turn to when they need calm. YourClassical is proud to offer you classical music for any occasion. Please make a gift today to sustain this music. Scientists have found that music can reduce sympathetic nervous system activity; decrease anxiety, blood pressure, heart and respiratory rate; and possibly have positive effects on sleep in regards to muscle relaxation and distraction from vexing thoughts. When life is hectic or you need a break from the news, feel better and live bigger with classical music. This week, classical host Elena See shares music to help give us all some 'Breathing Room.