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Video: The Pulse

The Pulse of Life is a key concept in Dr. Diamond’s unique holistic approach…
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“The Circle of Love”

This is probably the simplest and most direct statement that I can make about music.
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“Music Is the Spirit Language”

Over all my years of endeavoring to heal, I have found time and again that I cannot work with

The man that hath no music in himself,
Nor is not moved with concord of sweet sounds.*

For music is the mother, and such a man has rejected her. He has no desire for the conciliation which is, I believe, the very essence of my work.

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“Beethoven’s Love for His Mother”

“I found my mother still alive but in a most deplorable state; the disease was consumption, and about seven weeks ago, after much pain and suffering, she died. She was such a kind, loving mother to me, and my best friend. Ah, who was happier than I when I could still utter the sweet name, mother, and it was heard?

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“Every Listener Can Become a Healer”

The music we hear is third generation Inspiration:

The composer Inspired by the Spirit World writes the composition as his Aspirational response.

Then the performer is Inspired by the composer’s Aspiration to Aspire when playing it.

And then we are Inspired by his Aspiration to now in our ways respond with Aspiration, and so to Inspire others.

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“Expressionism in Music”

As soon as the music starts, we search for the tune. We must find it, or else we reject the piece as “too modern.”

But what if the very need for a tune is itself a problem? Isn’t the music the equivalent of what is called in art “expressionism”? We have paintings – “modern” – without a subject, and now music without a tune.

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“The Muse Enchained”

“Composing,” the composer proclaimed, “is creating within restraints.” And I did hear it right: restraints!

I have always believed that more restraints mean less creativity. Creativity comes from the Muse, and It must be free to express Itself into the world, for Its Song is ever of love. But there are so many hindrances and distortions on Its way up to conscious release that It is never clearly heard.

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“Riding the Crest”

The musical pulse is like the wave. When a musician finds the Pulse, everything changes; he becomes free. He is suddenly being swept along by the glorious power of music.
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“Postoperative Singing”

Here's a wild suggestion. Some people have their blood taken when healthy and kept in storage for any future catastrophe. What if they also made recordings of their singing to be played back to them if they ever needed emergency surgery?
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“Detachment Listening to Music – or Loneliness”

Some time ago, a strange and wondrous state befell me. For the first time in my life, when I put on a record I heard only the music.
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