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[MVHS] Musical Therapy

September 6th, 2019


Writing to you all and sharing my thoughts is my therapy. When this isn't enough, I rely on music to help me grieve. For all the former MVHS students who are also struggling with this, I humbly offer you some musical therapy. Understanding that everyone processes in their own way, I have two very different options for you - my recommendation is to do nothing but listen, reflect, and exist.

Dmitri Shostakovich's Chamber Symphony op. 110a - This adapted quartet explores the composer's own struggle with the end through a roller coaster of different emotions. Recommended for those who need a good cry... Not a particularly happy piece.


David Maslanka's "Give Us This Day" - This short symphony connects music to reality, inspires mindfulness, and gives a hopeful glimpse into the future. Recommended for everyone. 

00:00 / 16:33
00:00 / 20:15
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