Living soul is a culmination of four years of songwriting by music therapist, Emma O'Brien, with cancer patients and their carers. All songs were written in hospital at the patient's bedside. Emma works with patients as they talk about their experiences, and together they frame those experiences into lyrics and music. The different styles on the CDs reflect their different personalities and stories. From the hospital bedside to the studio. Intimate ballads, pop songs, rock, funk, gospel chorus's folk and eclectic styles have been recorded with well known Melbourne musicians as part of a music therapy project to improve the quality of life of cancer patients and to capture the music and lyrics of those who have passed on. All proceeds go towards supporting Music Therapy at The Royal Melbourne Hospital.
Living soul: original songs of inspiration, hope, love, laughter, courage, peace and the will to live, written by people whose lives have been touched by cancer
by O'Brien, Emma
Crystal Mastering, Melbourne, Vic, 2003
Categories: Creative Arts, Health and Wellbeing
Subjects: Cancer, Music therapy, Personal experiences
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