If it is a song, take note of the words. Has the music any personal association?... A Dictionary of Dream Symbols
The different suits depict different things. Hearts: emotions; relationships. Diamonds: riches; intellectual. Spades: one’s body; movement; sensuality. Clubs: instinctive drives such as fear, sex, hunger. Business card: identity or opponunity. Greetings card: hoping for news; thoughts about sender. See games. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
The idioms define some of these ‘games’. Idioms: come into play; foul play; make a play for, make play of; play a pan in; play along with, play at; play cat and mouse; play dead/possum; play down; played out; play fair; play false, play for time; play hard to get; play it cool; play no pan in it; play on words; play safe; play people off against each other, play something down, play the field; play up; play upon a weakness/fear; play up to someone; the state of play; play somebody at their own game; child’s play; play ball with; play it by ear, play fast and loose; play gooseberry, play havoc with, play merry hell; play into their hands; play one’s ace; play one’s cards right, play second fiddle; play the fool; play the game; play the white man; play to the gallery; play with fire; two can play at that game. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
The pea associated with pee or urine, and the pod with a seed carrier, the testicles. Freud gives the example of a patient who dreamt he was kissed by his uncle in an ‘auto’.
The patient immediately gave his own association as auto-eroticism.
A psychologist whose patient dreamt she was going on a trip on a boat called Ncwland, correctly inferred that the patient was getting better, because the name suggested new territory traversed. One woman dreamt about a busy intersection, and realised it was referring to inter-sex-on.
So we need to consider how unconsciously we might be playing with words, then check if this helps us gain insight. Also, phrases are used in the same way. We might see such words as ‘1 felt a prick’, keeping it up was difficult’, ‘dead end’ and so on, in writing down our dream. See names of people; introduction to colours. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
A cassette player may reflect those old beliefs or “tapes” that you are holding on to from the past.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
If the notes are in harmony it symbolizes virtuous living.
If the notes scream it signifies wickedness in your life ... Christian Dream Symbols
If you are hearing music in your dream, you may be receiving messages from your unconscious to open yourself to a deeper, more joyful sense of life.
The degree of pleasantness of the music in your dream may represent your current relationship to your intuitive and emotional nature that goes beyond intellectual understanding.
If you are making the music in the dream, you may want to examine areas of your life where creative endeavors are ready to thrive.
If background music plays a pivotal role in your dream, you may want to consider this as an underscoring to subtle emotional issues that may be getting ready to emerge into your conscious awareness. In the same way that music deepens the emotional meaning in a film, music may serve to highlight the importance of a dream.
If this seems to be the case, remember the manipulative nature of this use of music’s power. You may want to examine ways in which your emotions may be influencing your view of some area of your life in ways that may not be authentic. This could show up in the form of drama in a current situation that might be more effectively dealt with using a more pragmatic and less emotional approach.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
If your dream takes place in a playground, you may be exploring a need to connect more with this part of your nature.
If the playground comes from your own childhood, you may be examining specific patterns from your own life about your capacity to embody a lighthearted approach to certain circumstances.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
To be listening to music suggests that we are able to appreciate the rhythm of life and all its associations. You might also like to consult the entries for dance / dancing, musical instruments and orchestra.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
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.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
If people we know are in the play we should be aware of the ‘drama’ we are playing out with them.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
The creator in us directs the performance to enable us to get the best benefit of the information it contains. Images in dreams are put together to have the greatest impact and to make the interpretation as easy as possible. Sometimes, however, to catch our attention the unexpected occurs, which means that we have to seek explanation from a source outside ourselves.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
The content of the play may give us clues as to what our course of action should be in everyday life.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Depth Psychology: This little flower is reminding you of an emotional relationship from the past; or you feel terribly neglected by someone you like very much.... Dreamers Dictionary
Depth Psychology: The dream may be a warning to change your careless lifestyle, which is interfering with your personal growth, or a challenge to lighten up and not take life so seriously. Other symbols in the dream will provide additional information and you know better than anyone else if you are too serious or too casual.... Dreamers Dictionary
Depth Psychology: Listening or hearing beautiful music: inner peace and harmony.
If the music is annoying, of course, it means the opposite.
The dream might also be an expression of your musical talent. Do you play an instrument? If so, what kind? See Dance.... Dreamers Dictionary
If you dream you are winning when playing cards, you will do well and profit in life.
If you are losing, you will suffer some setbacks.
If you are shuffling cards, there will be decisions to make.
If cards are dealt to you, you will find yourself with a sudden problem to solve.... Gypsy Dream Dictionary
(Also see Singing; String instruments)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
In ancient Egypt, music meant a joyful heart.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
The outcome may be somewhat beyond your control, but keep your eyes, ears and mind open.
Dreaming of a compact disc player foretells travel at home and abroad.... My Dream Interpretation
If you were holding or carrying the box, this is an omen of success with the opposite sex.
If the music box was broken, problems in love and friendship are forecast.... My Dream Interpretation
If you couldn’t find what you were looking for in the music store, this foretells arguments.... My Dream Interpretation
If you dream of watching a music video (on TV or watching one being made), the meaning depends on the music.
If you like the music that was playing, the dream is a positive omen of pleasure and the expression of emotions.
If you didn’t like the song, then it points to unhappiness in a family or friendship situation.... My Dream Interpretation
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.... My Dream Interpretation
A broken musical instrument is a warning to guard your health; to break a string on an instrument while playing predicts a broken love affair.
A dream of putting new strings on an instrument foretells that good news is coming. Carrying a musical instrument is a sign of success with the opposite sex.... My Dream Interpretation
If you dream of watching a play in a theatre, one of your male friends is interested in a more romantic relationship with you. You may date him for social reasons, even if you don’t like him that way.
If you dream that you are acting in a play, these happy times will be interrupted by something annoying.
If you applaud and laugh at a theatre, you will avoid responsibility to chase after your whims.
Dreaming of being an actor/actress can also mean that you have been dishonest, with others or yourself.
If it’s a pleasant dream, lying has worked in your favor, but it could have bad consequences. Watching actors in a dream means you feel out of control. Meeting an actor warns of a false friend coming into your life.
If you have trouble getting to or from a play in your dream, or if there are upsetting or weird scenes in the play, you will be confronted with unpleasant surprises.
If you have to escape from a theater in your dream, because of a fire or another danger, it is a signal that you will engage in a risky enterprise in real life.... My Dream Interpretation
If you really are a Musician, amateur or ‘ream is of no importance.... Mystic Dream Book
It is more fortunate to watch a Play than to dream that you are taking part in one.... Mystic Dream Book
2. Bad love affairs.
3. Level of prestige. ... New American Dream Dictionary
2. A phallus.
3. A call to repent, a moral question (as in a shofar).
4. A feeling that joyful news is coming. ... New American Dream Dictionary
2. Sexual activity.
4. Retreat from reality. ... New American Dream Dictionary
2. Deepest desires are achieved.
3. The playing out of a deep-seated memory or emotion. ... New American Dream Dictionary
2. Desire for simpler times, way of life.
3. Sense that a situation has taken a turn for the immature. ... New American Dream Dictionary
2. To act out and release trapped emotions.
3. Desire to take life less seriously. ... New American Dream Dictionary
If you dream of acting in a play or watching a theatrical production, then this represents objectivity in your ability to witness the roles you play in life. This dream may be reminding you that you are the writer, director and star of this show, so if you don’t like the direction that the play is headed, then you have the power to change it.
If you dream of playing, as in a child at a park, then this represents that you are in touch with your creativity, freedom, and unique expression.
If someone is playing a game, such as chess or checkers, then you are becoming aware of the aspect of you that can be strategic and manipulative in your desire to win. Consider the feeling tone of this dream. See Stage and Script.... Strangest Dream Explanations
The cards that one deals, or is dealt, in a dream may have significance as to number (see Numbers) or as to suit: Hearts indicate emotion and relationship. Diamonds represent material wealth. Spades represent conflict, difficulties and obstacles. Clubs represent action, work and intelligence.
The King portrays human success and master)-.
The Queen indicates emotional depth, sensitivity and understanding.
The Jack represents impetuosity; creativity or an adolescent energy.
2- On a psychological level, card playing in a dream can be seen as taking calculated risks and alerts us to potential danger.
3- The Tarot our Inner Truth can be used as images in dream work.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
1- Music and rhythm are both an expression of our inner selves and of our connection with life.
To hear music in a dream suggests that we have the potential to make that basic association. Music can equally represent a sensuous and sensual experience.
2- Sacred music such as chanting, drumming and pipe playing is used to induce an altered state of consciousness, and this can be represented in dreams by the hearing of music.
3- Sacred sound has always been used in acts of worship, as has dancing (see Dance).... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
1- Musical instruments in a dream often stand for our skills and abilities in communication. Wind instruments tend to suggest the intellect. Percussion instruments suggest the basic rhythm of life.
2- Sometimes in dreams, musical instruments can suggest the sexual organs and therefore one’s attitude to one’s own sexuality.
3- Ways of self-expression (for example, playing a musical instrument) are offerings of our own creativity and arc spiritual acts.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
The content of the play may give us clues as to what our course of action should be in everyday life.
If people we know are in the play we should be aware of the ‘drama’ we arc playing out with them.
2- In dreams, the play that takes placc is a distillation of our experiences, knowledge and abilities.
The creator in us directs the performance to enable us to get the best benefit of the information it contains. Images arc put together to have the greatest impact and to make the interpretation as easy as possible. Sometimes, however, the unexpected occurs which means that we have to seek explanation elsewhere.
3- From a spiritual perspective, the life that we have creates a play which gives us the best opportunity to learn lessons through experience.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
If they are broken, the pleasure will be marred by uncongenial companionship.
For a young woman, this dream foretells for her the power to make her life what she will. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
If there is trouble in getting to and from the play, or discordant and hideous scenes, she will be confronted with many displeasing surprises. See Theater.... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
Many melodies express the ambience of worlds beyond the grave, of the unconscious, and of death. Others try to symbolize the harmony of the universe. Music has great power for spiritual representation. Many claim to have heard the songs of angels in dreams. ... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
To dream that one hears charming music on a sudden, and yet cannot tell whence it comes, shows the party dreaming shall suddenly be surprised with some unexpected happiness.... The Complete Dream Book
If it is thoroughly pleasing, it foretells calm, happy days m love, matrimony, and business.
If the instruments are out of tune, or if there is an occasional sour note in the music, it is a portent of coming trouble.... The Complete Dream Book
To dream of hearing music that is melodious or inspiring is a forerunner of success in an enterprise that is carried on with the accompaniment of great noise.... The Complete Dream Book
To dream of being at the theatre and watching a play being enacted, either by living people or on the screen, is either lucky or unlucky according to the character of the play. It presages meetings with interesting people of the opposite sex which may lead in almost any direction depending on whether the play is pleasing or harrowing, exciting or dull. One should refer to the subject under its proper heading.... The Complete Dream Book
Hearts indicate good fortune in love; diamonds stand for wealth.
Spades point to hard work without reward; while clubs portend disgrace.
The higher the cards in the red suits, the better is the augury.
The higher the cards in the black suits, the worse is the augury.... The Complete Dream Book
See also Flowers.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
A broken musical instrument is a warning to guard your health; to break a string on an instrument while playing predicts a broken love affair.
A dream of putting new strings on an instrument indicates good news in the offing.
Carrying a musical instrument is a sign of success with the opposite sex.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
If you are playing, or at play, rebuild creative energies, relax, and forget about competition and struggle.... The Dream Books Symbols
Ace of Hearts: Love and happiness; a particularly favorable card that indicates troubles lifting.
King of Hearts: A fair-haired man with a good nature; or a man with water signs predominating in his chart; fair, helpful advice. Affectionate, caring man. This man helps you out without much talk; his actions reveal his kindness and concern.
Queen of Hearts: A fair-haired woman with a good nature; or a woman with water signs predominating in her chart; kind advice. Affectionate, caring woman. This card can sometimes indicate the mother or a mother figure.
Jack of Hearts: A warm-hearted friend; a fair-haired youth; or a young person with water signs predominating in their chart; often points to a younger admirer.
10 of Hearts: Good luck; success; this is an important card that suggests good fortune after difficulty.
9 of Hearts: The card of wishes; a wish or dream fulfilled.
8 of Hearts: Unexpected gift or visit; an invitation to a party.
7 of Hearts: Someone whose interest in you is unreliable; someone with fickle affections for you; can indicate lovesickness.
6 of Hearts: A sudden wave of good luck; someone takes care of you or takes a warm interest in you.
5 of Hearts: Jealousy; some ill-will from people around you.
4 of Hearts: Travel; change of home or business.
3 of Hearts: Love and happiness; can also indicate emotional problems and an inability to decide who to love.
2 of Hearts: A warm partnership or engagement; a very favorable card that indicates strength and support coming from a partner.
Ace of Clubs: Wealth, prosperity, unexpected money; can also suggest mismanagement of money.
King of Clubs: Dark-haired, kindhearted man; or a man with fire predominating in his chart; a generous, spirited man.
Queen of Clubs: Dark-haired, confident woman; or a woman with fire predominating in her chart; she may give you good advice.
Jack of Clubs: A dark-haired or fiery youth; a popular youth who is good-hearted and playful; can also indicate an admirer.
10 of Clubs: Business success; good luck with money; a trip taken now may result in a new friend or love interest.
9 of Clubs: Achievement; sometimes a wealthy marriage or sudden windfall.
8 of Clubs: Work or business problems that may have to do with jealousy.
7 of Clubs: Business success, although there may be problems with the opposite sex; a change in business that may have been expected or earned, such as a promotion.
6 of Clubs: Financial aid or success.
5 of Clubs: New friendships or alliances are made.
4 of Clubs: Beware of dishonesty or deceit; avoid blind acceptance of others at this time.
3 of Clubs: Love and happiness; successful marriage; a favorable long-term proposition; a second chance, often in an economic sense.
2 of Clubs: Obstacles to success; malicious gossip.
Ace of Spades: Misfortune; sometimes associated with a difficult ending.
King of Spades: Dark-haired man; or a man with air predominating in his chart; an ambitious, perhaps self-serving, man.
Queen of Spades: Widowed or divorced woman; a woman with air predominating in her chart.
Jack of Spades: A youth who is demanding or jealous.
10 of Spades: Worry; bad news.
9 of Spades: Misfortune; a personal low.
8 of Spades: Temptation; danger; upsets.
7 of Spades: Advice that is best not taken; loss; there is some obstacle to success, and this indicates that obstacles may be coming from within you.
6 of Spades: Small changes and improvements.
5 of Spades: Opposition and obstacles that are temporary; a blessing in disguise; sometimes indicates a negative or depressed person.
4 of Spades: Small worries; problems; financial difficulties, personal lows.
3 of Spades: Breaks or conflict in relationships.
2 of Spades: Deceit; may also warn against possible infidelity or separation.
Ace of Diamonds: Change; a message, often about money, and usually good news.
King of Diamonds: Fair-haired or graying man; a man with earth predominating in his chart; a man of authority, status, or influence.
Queen of Diamonds: Fair-haired woman; a woman with earth predominating in her chart; a gossip.
Jack of Diamonds: A youth, possibly in uniform; a jealous person who may be unreliable; a person who brings news, generally negative, but relatively minor.
10 of Diamonds: A change in financial status, often for the better.
9 of Diamonds: A new business deal; travel; restlessness; a change of residence.
8 of Diamonds: New job; change in job situation; the young or the old may find love on a trip.
7 of Diamonds: An argument concerning finances or employment, generally expected to be resolved happily.
6 of Diamonds: Relationship problems; arguments; separation.
5 of Diamonds: Happiness and success; a change for the better; a birth, or good news for a child; a good time to start new projects.
4 of Diamonds: Financial upswing; an older person may give good advice.
3 of Diamonds: A legal letter; be tactful with others in order to avoid disputes.
2 of Diamonds: A business partnership; a change in relationship; gossip.... The Element Encyclopedia
If the play is a tragedy, is the routine and repetition of your life restricting your creativity? If the play is a comedy, do you need to lighten up a little in waking life? If what you are watching is a pantomime, has the time come to stop fooling about and get serious about something or someone in waking life?... The Element Encyclopedia
The type of music that features in your dreams may have significance, especially if it was music you do not usually listen to in waking life. For example, if you love classical music but dreamt of a pop song, your unconscious may have retrieved the song from your memory because it portrays perfectly how you are feeling at present.
If you dreamed of classical music but are a modern music fan, this may be a reference to old-fashioned tastes and values with which you feel in tune. The dream may also be urging you to listen a little more to the advice of older people.
If you dreamed of choosing a song on a juke box, the song you chose may express how you are currently feeling. Dream drum rolls may be urging you to pay attention to someone or keep in step and conform to others in waking life.
According to Freud, a martial or rhythmical drum beat could suggest intercourse but another interpretation suggests that it could symbolize the voice of your unconscious or unspoken feelings that arise from the depths of your inner self.
If you were listening passively to music in your dream, this may be referring to your emotional reaction to a waking situation, but if you were actively making music, humming along or tapping the rhythm, this may be about your emotional involvement with someone or something. Dreams about music may also be urging you to explore your perhaps neglected potential for personal creativity, of which music is a common symbol.
If you were playing an instrument, the choice of instrument will also be significant.
If you were playing drums, are you trying to drum up support for something or someone, or did the dream suggest that something needs to be drummed into your head? If you clashed a pair of cymbals, this might suggest a clash of conflicting opinions, whilst blowing a trumpet may suggest bragging or your feelings of triumph. The black and white symbolism of piano keys could indicate the need to see things clearly, in black and white, or to harmonize extreme opinions. Don’t forget the sexual symbolism of musical instruments too. Freudians would, for example, regard a flute as a phallic symbol and the curved bodies of violins or guitars as a feminine symbol. Finally, dreams of playing instruments may simply be encouraging you to nurture a real-life talent for music. See also ARTS AND CRAFTS.... The Element Encyclopedia
Inner harmony, or the song of your soul as it mingles with the Universe. Pythagoras believed that celestial objects sing as they move throughout the sky. When you learn that music, as well as your own keynote within the strain, it naturally engenders actualization and awareness.
The universal language that expresses your emotions to those who will listen. In this case, you are likely revealing hidden feelings to yourself.
Discordant: Being in an ill-advised relationship or situation that isn’t healthy spiritually, physically, or mentally.
Note the selection of music, where it is played, the quality, and represented instruments. Each of these facets will add greater dimension to your dream’s interpretation.
For example, a mournful opera carries far different emotions from celebratory songs, or religious canticles. So if you dreamt of a church song being performed badly, this could reveal that your spiritual life has somehow gotten “out of tune” and needs vour attention.... The Language of Dreams
• Your sense of responsibility is overwhelmed and you feel you’re in danger of forgetting something important in your waking life. You may feel you’re not up to the job you’ve been given to do.
• It can also symbolise an unconscious desire to leave something behind e.g. you forget where you live because you don’t want to go home.... The Premier in Dream Dictionary