Indigenous ceremonial performance opening up intercultural dialogue
Songs, dances and ceremonial traditions offer a rare insight into Australian history from an Indigenous perspective, says University of Melbourne researcher.
What today’s news has in common with early execution ballads
Scandal and violence dominate our headlines; but a University of Melbourne expert says little has changed since execution ballads were sung in sixteenth century
Clearing the fog of dementia with song
A new study led by the University of Melbourne will investigate the potential for music therapy as a dementia treatment.
On a positive note: Songwriting as a therapy method
In creating music we can share something of our experiences and ourselves – a notion explored by Professor Felicity Baker in therapeutic songwriting.
Naughty, bawdy, gaudy, sporty – it’s 42nd Street
Graduating University of Melbourne music theatre and production students bring the glitz of Broadway classic 42nd Street to the stage.
Anthem for genocide: Why sound and the law need a fair hearing
Britney Spears as music torture may at first seem like a joke, but the law needs to keep an ear on weaponised sound says University of Melbourne expert.