Krol Roger: An opera about a medieval king misreads Christianity

Chiara Bertoglio | 18 January 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: Christian theology, music
Christian faith does not oppose the body but saves it.

Vale Leonard Cohen, high priest of erotic romanticism

Xavier Symons | 16 November 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: Leonard Cohen, music, obituaries
The iconic Canadian musician wrote great songs, but does anyone listen to the lyrics?

Ageing in harmony: why the third act of life should be musical

Jennifer MacRitchie | 02 June 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: elderly, health, music
Music programmes offer many general benefits to health and wellbeing.

Surf’s up on Christmas Day

Jane Fagan | 14 December 2015 | READING MATTERS |  
tags: Christmas, music, picture books

Bringing the elderly back to life with music

Michael Cook | 14 November 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: dementia, elderly, music
A touching documentary asks why so many elderly have been abandoned in dehumanising nursing homes.

To edit, or not to edit your child’s playlist

Holly Hamilton-Bleakley | 27 August 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: music, parenting, pop culture
Plato was right: music has a serious effect on us.

Bob Dylan turns book writer

Jennifer Minicus | 16 August 2013 | READING MATTERS |  
tags: animals, music, picture books

Recycling Mozart

Pedro Dutour | 19 June 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: music, Paraguay, recycling
Music is transforming children's lives in an impoverished corner of Latin America.

A Picture is Worth a Thousand…Songs?

Emily Castilla | 14 May 2013 | READING MATTERS |  
tags: animals, music, picture books, school

A musical interlude

Carolyn Moynihan | 18 April 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: concerts, music
Nine painless ways to get more out of your next classical music concert or recital.

A Book That Has It All

Clare Cannon | 19 March 2013 | READING MATTERS |  
tags: art, family, friendship, girls, historical fiction, music, romance, young adult

“Man, I gotta have my music”

Karl D. Stephan | 12 March 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: music, technology
For many people life without a constant background of music is just unimaginable.


Tim Golden | 12 January 2013 | READING MATTERS |  
tags: adolescence, music

That’s What I’d Do

Jennifer Minicus | 28 November 2012 | READING MATTERS |  
tags: music, picture books

Music and baby talk

Mariette Ulrich | 20 September 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: child development, language, music
As one of those moms who started her kids on classical music shortly after birth, I don’t need to be sold on the importance of music, but it’s always nice to have one’s educational priorities validated.

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