Tag: music

History & Culture

Soundtrack to a new life

Dulcie Holland is best known for her books on music theory. But in a career spanning nearly 70 years, she also composed music for documentaries promoting Australia’s postwar immigration strategy.

History & Culture

Gallery: Why we love music

Listening to music – shimmying to it, learning it, playing it and watching it being performed – fires up more centres in your brain than almost any other activity. Music is a marvel and pervades our lives, but why we like it and where it originated puzzles the experts.