Daily Archives: August 16, 2019


Music is one of the fundamental art forms. When we listen to music, we are not merely listening to a “sequence of sounds”; we have certain images in our mind. We might link the music to a certain colour or even a story (Samama 2016: 27). Music plays an important role in our lives and certainly has an influence on us. I notice that when I’m in a singing mood – mostly when I feel cheerful – I not only hum the melody of a song, but often also sing the lyrics. Surprisingly, the songs I tend to hum have […]

Propaganda Songs – Part 1: Before opening up