Making a lasting impression
First Commissions, an ambitious new University of Melbourne project, unites the world’s masterpieces with emerging artists to create the next generation of art.
Giving games their sound
They're in the background and under your skin and make computer games sing. University of Melbourne expert Professor Kenny McAlpine tells us all about chiptunes
Turning the orchestral tide
University of Melbourne Symphony Orchestra travels to Singapore and Shanghai to perform works including Tide, by composer and arranger Alice Humphries.
How music could revolutionise dementia care
An international study, led by the University of Melbourne, is bringing music in as medicine to help treat people with dementia and depression.
This episode of the University of Melbourne's Eavesdrop on Experts explores the Grainger Museum's latest exhibition, Synthesizers: The Sound of the Future.
Why does radio hold a special place in our hearts?
In this episode of the University of Melbourne's Eavesdrop on Experts podcast, Dr Amanda Krause discusses our love of music, and how older people use the radio.
From “failed musician” to innovative entrepreneur
University of Melbourne associate lecturer Susan de Weger felt like a "failed musician", but has gone on to teach music entrepreneurship in a digital age.
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.
Hearing, healing and Havana
University of Melbourne Associate Professor Adrian Hearn discusses the importance of music in connecting cultures
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.