Listening to Music is a pleasurable activity whether we are skilled musicians or do not play an instrument or sing. Listening to Music can lift our emotions when we are down, can motivate us when we lack drive, can provide us with joy and excitement and connects with our inner being or our soul/spirit. This post explores why this is possible by exploring 6 different ways our brain transforms sound into emotions. It also explores the consequences involved in losing hearing on the emotions through the brain. It provides music examples for each of the 6 different ways the brain transforms sound into emotion.Read More
How are traditions of a country and/or world connected to Music? How do attitudes of individuals impact on society or on the world? The post explores these issues and provides the impact that Music plays in society for us as individuals and as a nation and world. It also highlights National Sorry Day in Australia and the Multi Cultural celebrations to be held this week in Canberra.Read More
Every Country has its traditions, flag and National Anthem.
In this post, we explore:
(a) The meaning of the word Anthem.
(b) The relationship of the meaning of Anthem to Australian National Anthem.
(c) Australian National Anthem Lyrics.
(d) The origins and history of Australian National Anthem.
(e) Additions to the National Anthem- Christian Verse.
(f) Interpretations and performance considerations for the Australian National Anthem.