The tradition of carol singing at Christmas appears to be going through a revival and it's bringing communities together.
In the great reformer's eyes, if you didn't love a rousing tune you deserved only "the music of the pigs".
Did we evolve the capacity to produce sublime music simply to get more sex? Or are we driven by higher ideals related to living together in harmony? Maybe it's a bit of both.
Children with difficulty singing can be labelled as 'nonmusical' by parents, teachers and pop culture. This toxic idea of 'talent' can deprive people of music's benefits for the rest of their lives.
Singing in a choir really can change your life for the better. And yes, anyone can do it