A collection of articles about music-thanatology and SacredFlight.

Family members' views on the benefits
of harp music vigils for terminally ill
or dying loved ones.

By Ganzini, Rakoski, Cohn and Mularski. Journal of Palliative and Supportive Care. October 2013.

Abstract © Cambridge University Press 2013

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For the Dying, Music can be Magic

How music can transform the dying experience for patients and their caregivers. By jennifer L. Hollis and The John A. Hartford Foundation.

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Music in the time of dying

"Harp strings resonate with heartbeats. The notes of SacredFlight take death from silence to something beyond words, the gift of women determined to help people find comfort at life's end." By Inara Verzemnieks, The Sunday Oregonian.
Posted January 14, 2007.

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Concert shows art of music
to soothe the dying

The music-thanatologists of SacredFlight display skills they use in easing the
transition to death.
By Inara Verzemnieks, The Oregonian. Posted November 30, 2006.

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Podcast: Life in the Liminal

Exploring death, music, and spirituality through story and song.

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Night Song and Sanctuary Video

Two 45-minute videos of calming harp, voice and natural scenery to bring comfort in times of distress.

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Podcast: The Broken Brain

Music Thanatology & End of Life Care with Tony Pederson

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Video: Agile Vocalist part 1

An Obscure Art to Comfort the Dying: Music-Thanatology with Jennifer Hollis Part 1

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Video: Agile Vocalist part 2

Virtual Music for People Who Are Dying with Jennifer Hollis Part 2

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FILM: From Music Into Silence - Trailer

He helps people to die in peace: From Music Into Silence. A Documentary by Farshid Akhlaghi

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