Music and Altered States: Consciousness, Transcendence, Therapy, and Addictions


The use of music as a means of promoting changes in states of consciousness has been practised for centuries across different cultures. This international collection explores the different ways in which music is used to achieve states of altered consciousness for a variety of purposes.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • David Aldridge
  • Jörg Fachner
  • John J. Pilch
  • Csaba Szabó
  • Dalia Cohen
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • London
Publication year:
  • 2006


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