“The Relationship between Happiness and Health: Evidence from Italy”, published by University of York, Health, Econometrics and Data Group, May 2011, 21 pages.Abstract: We test the relationship between happiness and self-rated health in Italy.The works when viewed according to aspects such as method of observation and notation, date and reason for notation, and use of the finished product, form groups which highlight major trends in thought and attitude.Although after examination these works may show us very little about Aboriginal music, they are more than just the first notations of music in this country or fairly funny souvenirs of the past; they are significant as, through the changing styles of transcription, we can see the history of attitudes towards indigenous Australians in the nineteenth century.Publication The Rise Of Music In The Ancient World on (open access).One citation: Flutes of Gilgamesh and Ancient Mesopotamia Publisher's description: In this groundbreaking, all encompassing work, an eminent musicologist explores the evolution of music, from the ecstatic singing and Shaman songs of early civilizations to the development of more structured styles in Egypt, East Asia, India, Greece, Rome, the Middle East, and Europe.
The Rise of Music in the Ancient World, First Edition, published by W W Norton & Co., New York, June 1943, 321 pages, retrieved January 8, 2012, ISBN 0-393-09718-8 (978-0-393-09718-4), hardcover.
In the EEG, pleasant (contrasted to unpleasant) music was associated with an increase of frontal midline (Fm) theta power. “Effects of Exercise on Heart Rate Variability: Inferences from Meta-Analysis”, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, Volume 37, Number 3, March 2005, pages 433–439, doi:10.1249/01. Publication 15741842 on Pub Med/NCBI (subscription access).
This effect is taken to reflect emotional processing in close interaction with attentional functions. Abstract: Introduction: Chronic exercise training produces a resting bradycardia that is thought to be due partly to enhanced vagal modulation.
Pleasant and unpleasant emotions were induced by consonant and dissonant music.
Unpleasant (compared to pleasant) music evoked a significant decrease of HR, replicating the pattern of HR responses previously described for the processing of emotional pictures, sounds, and films.But what is known of Aboriginal music in the time between white settlement and Federation?