music


Reformation music: how the Word became words

Chiara Bertoglio | 24 April 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: music, Reformation, reformation
Making Scripture intelligible to all was a guiding concern.


Polyphony? Or cacophany? Prelude to a reformation in church music

Chiara Bertoglio | 24 March 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: music, Reformation, reformation
‘Bleating’, ‘howling’ and ‘whinnying’: Renaissance critics on church choirs.


Reforming music: harmony and discord in the sixteenth century

Chiara Bertoglio | 20 January 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: music, Reformation
When Christians stopped singing from the same hymnbook.


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.


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