Calming music artists
Montefiore Hospital in the UK teamed up with ambient music artist Brian Eno in April 2013 to create a Quiet Room where patients can find relaxation and calm. Eno designed a light and sound installation for the room and for the reception area, including an original soundtrack of soothing instrumental tunes. Once the room has had a few inhabitants, there are plans to examine whether the patients who have sought solace there exhibit any beneficial physiological changes.
This web extra provides additional information related to an article titled, “Minding Your Health, ” which appeared in the magazine.
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* Brian Eno and Opal Ltd., London, kindly gave Mindful permission to host a four-minute sample track from the Quiet Room for one month. Starting on September 12, 2013, this link will redirect to a shorter sample track on the BBC website.