See music / rhythm, musical instruments and surgery / surgical instruments
If you play the musical instrument you dreamed of, your mind is simply practising your skill while you sleep! If you don’t play a musical instrument in real life, a dream of playing one forecasts a sudden and surprising change in your lifestyle. A broken musical instrument is a warning to guard your health; to […]
To dream that you are typing on a computer keyboard symbolizes your difficulties in verbally expressing your thoughts. Any computer dream also suggests that you pay close attention to the other symbols in your dream – put them together to understand its overall meaning. If you dream of playing on a musical keyboard, you are […]
Musical instruments in a dream often stand for our skills and abilities in communication. Wind instruments tend to suggest the intellect, whereas percussion instruments suggest the basic rhythm of life. Stringed instruments calm the nervous system, so when these appear in dreams we are able to act accordingly in waking life.
(See Flute; Oboe; Tambourine; String instruments)
Musical instruments and the skill required to play them are both aspects of man attempting to be close to the divine. Ways of self-expression (for example, playing a musical instrument) are offerings of our own creativity and are spiritual acts. In dreams, we have access to vibrations and rhythms not always accessible in waking life.
Sound produced by musical instruments is evocative of emotion. The symbolism of the instrument itself appearing may allow us to come to terms with that emotion in a slightly more objective way. Not being able to play a particular instrument suggests we do not have access to that emotion.
Music and rhythm are both expressions of our inner selves and of our connection with life. In dreams, though in waking life we may not be musical, music gives us the opportunity to understand that connection. To be listening to music suggests that we are able to appreciate the rhythm of life and all its […]
To dream of watching a musical, you are trying to find your way towards happiness in real life. If you are part of the musical in your dream, this is a lucky omen which represents happiness, harmony and joy. You have the potential to uplift others with your positive attitude.