Open Access Communication

Therapeutic Musical Scales: Theory and Practice

Received: 19 November 2020;  Published: 24 May 2021;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2102019


Using musical scales in a therapeutic key is one of the fundamental music therapy techniques of the Yoga of Sound (Nāda Yoga). The practice consists of singing particular sound formulas (scales), which are devised on a logical mathematical basis formed by specific musical intervals. These scales can bring to the surface, in a [...]