Ever lose yourself in music and then find hours have gone by? Why does that happen?

The mind gets hijacked and when you finally come out of it, hours may have gone by.   You really should keep reading. Nearly two centuries ago, the composer anticipated the neurological underpinnings of time perception that science has underscored in the past few decades. The sensation was powerful, visceral, overwhelming. Although I’ve learned to manipulate subjective time, I still stand in awe of Schubert’s unparalleled power. I was at a performance of Schubert’s String Quintet in C major. When the music is right, it’s easy to get lost in some sort of fugue, the kind where time seems to contract. Why does this happen? During the second movement I had the unnerving feeling that time was literally grinding to a halt. It has been my goal ever since to compose music that usurps the perceived flow of time and commandeers the sense of how time passes. It was a life-changing moment, or, as it felt at the time, a life-changing eon. One evening, some 40 years ago, I got lost in time. The human brain, we have learned, adjusts and recalibrates temporal perception. Let’s go to this article from Medium.com.
Ever lose yourself in music and then find hours have gone by? Why does that happen?