Title

5 Songs of Solace Written in Moments of Darkness

Document Type

Other

Rights

This item is available under a Creative Commons License for non-commercial use only

Disciplines

5.9 OTHER SOCIAL SCIENCES, Musicology

Publication Details

Updated / Wednesday, 1 Apr 2020 14:03

Abstract

Recent social media feeds have filled up with musical responses to an unfolding global crisis. From Italian balcony serenades to socially distant St. Patricks Day parades, the world has sought solace in song. Music's particular capacity to lift the human spirit in the darkest of moments is, of course, long established and some of its greatest works are entwined with their makers greatest trials. emerging from the painful and profound to provide solace and substance.

DOI

https://doi.org/10.21427/6xhb-0y16

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