My Experiences & Philosophy Behind Listening to The An Interpreter Enchanting Songs with Sign Language

The difference between being ‘partially deaf’ and being ‘hard of hearing’:

Nothing at all. In fact, all the “hearing descriptors” are socially constructed terms. There’s no point where you become “deaf” rather than “partially deaf” or “hard of hearing.”

“Deafness comes as a spectrum from the hard of hearing to total deafness,”

Most Deaf people are not “fully deaf.” There’s no number or interval that changes you from partially deaf to deaf.

Being Different IS Beautiful!!

First of all, it’s very visual. The deaf is being different. Most deaf people know other deaf. Very different than the larger hearing world. In general, people who are deaf only have friends who are also deaf, and only marry deaf people. Their world is completely isolated.

Sign Language Hands of Grace is a New Way to Serve Deaf:

There are many different signed languages just as there are many voiced languages. Signed languages are languages that are visual communication and have to be SEEN, with the normal properties of languages. They vary in different places (countries, or sometimes within countries), and have dialects.

Music is an art and inclusive and it is meant for everyone to enjoy no matter blind or deaf

In a world dominated and driven by able-bodied privilege, that assumption is prevalent some people always assume that there is only one way to enjoy music, and that is by listening and hearing to it and even a lot of misconceptions about deaf people are the most common misconception is that they cannot enjoy music.

The social influence of music

The social influence of music is absolutely huge and ubiquitous. Music is too passive for most people, even for those who listen to it a lot. There’re some people who like to listen to music as relaxing while working or do anything for concentration as therapy and same another side there are some people who don’t like to listen to music.

“The type of music you play generally affects your mood. People have individual tastes for different situations — from the gym, where people who are exercising tend to listen to more upbeat music, to someone who’s working on a project that requires concentration.”

Music can have very different impacts on people. For the most part, music can have a positive impact. Music exerts a powerful influence on human beings. It can boost memory, build task endurance, lighten your mood, reduce anxiety and depression, stave off fatigue, improve your response to pain, and help you work out more effectively.

  • fine and gross motor
  • social and emotional
  • sensory
  • receptive and expressive language
  • cognitive
  • musical

Listening to The An Interpreter Enchanting Songs with Sign Language:

Sign Language is a very expressive language. Songs in sign language are therefore equally expressive and many times are more expressive than their purely vocal versions. Therefore, Most people think of singing in sign language as translations of Hearing-created songs into a signed language. While this form is popular. There are so many people that have interpreted songs into Sign Language.

“It has more meaning when I sing with my hands,” Harmsen

It’s really up to the person doing the song. Some song signers are very literal, often hearing people. I’ve seen interpreters do that, but also some who understand the deeper meaning of the songs.

“We didn’t want to just translate text, We wanted to make music visible.” Haupt

Once you have a solid grasp of sign language than doing songs will come more naturally. You’ll be able to see beneath specific words or signs and grasp what the songs are really about.

My Philosophy:

Music is many different things to different people and they like and listen to different kinds of music. There are hundreds of genres of music, so while we might like one kind, others might like something completely different. It depends on a lot of things. But no matter what kind of music we like, we would agree that music can really move us in different ways like emotionally.

Final Thoughts:

Deaf people experience music just like anyone else. The world needs to become more accessible to those who are deaf and also blind. There are a lot of inspirational stories and other things to change your mindset and clear those hidden truths about those things and people.

I write to keep you thinking and to keep me thankful and reflective and until next time, keep reflecting.

Thank you for reading!

Finally, I pray to Allah to benefit those who read this article and others, grant me truthfulness in what I say and do, preserve my thoughts and my pen from deviation and guide me in all my affairs.

And all praise and thanks are due to Allah, without Whose help and guidance nothing can be accomplished. May Allah bless you with happiness, success, guidance, health, and knowledge. May Almighty Allah give us the strength to follow the Sunnah of our beloved Prophet Muhammad (P.B.U.H) and make us part of the group who is among the most righteous! Ameen.

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Raja Muhammad Mustansar Javaid

Raja Muhammad Mustansar Javaid

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Writer | network engineer | Traveler | Biker | Polyglot. I’m so deep even the ocean gets jealous