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Most people have strong opinions on what makes a song good or bad. But is anyone actually right?
My investigations have generated stunning insights into how the ancient Greeks made music.
Singing increases breathing control and lung capacity, can improve your health, and release the happy hormone.
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Almost anyone can be taught how to sing.
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Carmen’s rhythms set her body in perpetual motion – contagious and seductive.
Nancy Fabiola Herrera as Carmen & the Opera Australia Chorus, photo: Branco Gaica
The fictional character of Carmen – the heroine of Bizet’s opera – attracts a range of labels which variously position her as seductress, femme fatale, sex addict, fate/ death obsessed, victim, liberated…