New research from Portugal finds youngsters feel more positively toward members of an ethnic minority if they have learned songs from their culture.
Music may soothe the savage beast. But a new study published this month in the British Journal of Surgery makes the case that it’s also plenty good at relieving surgery patients’ anxiety and pain, too.
The 14-year conflict between Muslim insurgents and authorities in Thailand’s three southernmost provinces has claimed more than 7,000 lives. But can music help bridge the sectarian divide?
Researchers from Germany and Switzerland have teamed up to investigate the effects of music on the brains of elderly people. DW talked to the research leader about the challenges and possible outcomes of the study.
Isha Ranchod talks to Alison Balsom about how Brass for Africa is giving Ugandan children the opportunity to play music together