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Music to Distract and Relax

BrynmorBrynmor Posts: 736 admin

What music helps you to relax, distract or helps you to rest and sleep?


  • Hi Brynmor,

    Ah, Beethoven. That's a piece I used to be able to play, before the PsA took hold. I studied music at school, which was very enjoyable. I think my favourite 'bit of Beet' is the second movement of his Pastoral Symphony, in which various woodwind instruments are used to suggest bird calls 😊

    I listen to all sorts of things, but lately I've found some welcome distraction in this charming song:

    PsA (psoriatic arthritis) and other things since 1990. Happy to help when I can :-)
  • barbara12barbara12 Posts: 20,814

    Nothing better than music to change our mood,we adore this piece..and it the one our eldest son used to practice..thankyou Brynmore.such a shame you cant play it now, but at least you can say you did play it🙂xx

  • BrynmorBrynmor Posts: 736 admin

    Gosh, its been a very long day. So...


  • Pachelbel's Canon always makes me chuckle a bit. When I was 16 or so, I was friends with a lad who played double bass in his school's orchestra. One year they took on this piece. During the final rehearsal for their concert the conductor had a go at my friend, and he decided to get his revenge by 'un-tuning' his double bass just before the Canon! Let's just say, it was a memorable performance 🤣

    My dad once told me that a song by the Pet Shop Boys is based on one of the Canon's chord progressions. I think it's this one...

    PsA (psoriatic arthritis) and other things since 1990. Happy to help when I can :-)
  • BrynmorBrynmor Posts: 736 admin

    Well. This is where I ended up tonight.

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