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  1. 10 May 2018 - Music, Arts & Screen

    Breathing new life into old songs

    Thabi - public songs indigenous to west Pilbarra - offer a unique insight into Australian history, and University of Melbourne researchers are documenting them.

  2. Podcast5 January 2018 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    Hearing, healing and Havana

    University of Melbourne Associate Professor Adrian Hearn discusses the importance of music in connecting cultures

  3. 19 December 2017 - Humanities

    I’m dreaming of a...

    In a new book, a University of Melbourne academic looks at why films sentimentalise Christmas and the holidays without reflecting reality.

  4. 27 November 2017 - Public Affairs

    Music for change

    In collaboration with the University of Melbourne, Indonesian band Navicula is using music to strike chords of change in global indigenous communities.

  5. 23 May 2017 - Music, Arts & Screen

    The trouble with teaching music in our schools

    Music instrument teaching in schools faces cultural and structural challenges, despite its proven benefits, according to University of Melbourne research.

  6. 3 March 2017 - Go Figure

    Tone deaf? Why you can still hit the right notes

    Tone deafness is a recognised condition where you cannot distinguish between different musical pitches or tones. But it needn't stop you enjoying your music.

  7. 5 December 2016 - Music, Arts & Screen

    Stuart Greenbaum: Composed at 50

    As Stuart Greenbaum, one of Australia's most widely-performed composers, reaches a milestone birthday he discusses music, the meaning of life, and silence.

  8. 29 November 2016 - Music, Arts & Screen

    Piano men: When a mentor meets a prodigy

    There are seven decades between them but pianists Kevin Suherman and Professor Max Cooke share a unique musical bond.

  9. 27 September 2016 - Music, Arts & Screen

    Music performance anxiety ... and how to beat it

    Dr Margaret Osborne experienced music performance anxiety as a teenager, and now works with musicians at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music on theirs.

  10. 20 September 2016 - Under the Microscope

    Monique diMattina: ‘I wanted to be the best jazz piano player ever’

    Singer/songwriter, radio personality and in-demand session pianist Monique diMattina discusses her life and upcoming performance at the Big Blowout festival.