Music Is The Language

What is your favorite genre of music?

Blues followed by County | honest and pure … And Music from Heart & Soul.

Bob Dylan started with Hank Williams and US Blues reflects the Soul of US Country Folks.

Music Is The Language


Daniel Levitin’s book, “This Is Your Brain on Music,” explores the intricate relationship between music and the brain. Levitin, a cognitive neuroscientist, delves into how music is processed in the brain and its profound impact on our emotions, behavior, and memory.

  • Elements of Music: Levitin explains fundamental components like pitch, rhythm, tempo, timbre, harmony, and melody.
  • Neuroscience of Music: The book discusses how these elements are interpreted by the brain, linking them to neuroanatomy and cognitive psychology.
  • Evolutionary Perspective: Levitin argues that music played a crucial role in human evolution, aiding in social bonding and communication.
  • Cognitive Models: The book examines how music exploits cognitive processes such as categorization and expectation.

Levitin’s work makes complex scientific concepts accessible, showing how deeply intertwined music is with our cognitive and emotional lives.

Source: Conversation with Copilot, 06/07/2024
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Aunty Dulcie Flower is a respected elder who has made significant contributions to the Indigenous community in Australia. She was born in Cairns in 1938 and has been involved in activism, advocacy, and community development throughout her life. Her work has been recognized on a national scale, including her pivotal role in the 1967 Referendum Campaign, which led to the recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as citizens in their own country¹.

In 2014, Aunty Dulcie’s contributions were celebrated during NAIDOC Week, an annual event that honors the history, culture, and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. NAIDOC Week is an opportunity for all Australians to learn about Indigenous cultures and participate in celebrations of the oldest continuous living cultures on earth.

Moreover, Aunty Dulcie Flower was honored as the 2024 National NAIDOC Lifetime Achievement Award recipient for her lifelong dedication to improving the rights and lives of First Nations people around the country². Her legacy includes her work with the Aboriginal Medical Service Co-operative in Redfern, New South Wales, and her service as a Community Health Educator and Director¹².

Her story is one of resilience, dedication, and unwavering commitment to her community. Aunty Dulcie’s efforts have left an indelible mark on Australian history and continue to inspire many.

Source: Conversation with Copilot, 6/7/2024
(1) Aunty Dulcie Flower AM | NAIDOC.
(2) 2024 National NAIDOC Lifetime Achievement Award Winner – Aunty Dulcie ….
(3) National NAIDOC Week Awards finalists announced | NIT.


Updated Sat 6 July 2024