Music for Transformation

Issue 249 • July/August 2008

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Music for Transformation

Music is the undercurrent to our collective subconsious.


On Yer Bike

A climate-friendly transport initiative.

Reasons to be cheerful

The successful defence of the 'Merton Rule'.

Songs for Action

Tackling and preventing HIV.

Artists' Project Earth

Addressing climate change through the arts.



If I cannot sing and dance.

Music For Transformation

What is Music?

Music is a wonderful gift to humanity.

Conversations and Crossroads

Musical traditions need both openness and protection to evolve.

Letting Go

Singing connects us to our feelings.

A Living Force

Dartington Summer School nurtures the alchemy of music.

Beauty Speaks

Music, like Nature, is made up of harmonic patterns.

The Times They Are A-Changing'

Inspiration and Contemplation

Music inspired by the sounds and force of Nature.

Colourful Learning

A new approach to teaching music.


Acapella: the joy of making a beautiful sound.

Songs of Conscience , &

Music with a message.


Sublime Expression

Nature is being re-examined by modern writers.

Back to our roots

Nurturing the soil for future generations.

Climate Change

Burning Ice

An introduction to the Cape Farewell Project.

Frozen Light

The sublime wonder of sea ice.

Melting Gods

Climate change even affects our religious beliefs.

Cold Continent

The changing nature of Antarctica.


Voice From The South - Double Standards

Corporate responsibility for pollution.

Slow Travel - Footpaths to the festival

A remarkable feeling of adventure.

Letter from America - Full Circle

Community-supported agriculture.

Recipes - Summer Spirit

Celebrating the summer harvest.

Gardening - Landmatters

Living on the land.

Members' Page

Resurgence Slow Sunday.


In My Own Words: Ocean Voice

Review of Thousand Mile Song: Whale Music in a Sea of Sound.

In My Own Words: Divine Order

Review of The Creative Gap.

In My Own Words: Singing Field

Review of Sound Intelligence - A New Language of Consciousness.

The man who mistook neurology for music

Review of Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain, Oliver Sacks.

Hope Springs Eternal

Review of Getting a Grip: Clarity, Creativity and Courage in a World Gone Mad, Frances Moore Lappé.

Assuring the Future

Review of The Seventh Decade: The New Shape of Nuclear Danger, Jonathan Schell.

Swept Away

Review of Real England, Paul Kingsnorth.

Cultural Militant

Review of Blackness and the Dreaming Soul, Cy Grant.

About a Man

Review of Wendell Berry: Life and Work, edited by Jason Peters.

End Time

Review of Black Mass: Apocalyptic Religion and the Death of Utopia, John Gray.

Intense Images

Review of Koudelka, Robert Delpire | Dominique Eddé | Michel Frizot | Anna Fárová

Only Connect?

Review of The Earth Only Endures: On Reconnecting with Nature and Our Place in It, Jules Pretty.

A Sense of Place

Review of Field Work: Selected Essays, Ronald Blythe.

Eating and Acting

Review of Stuffed and Starved: Markets, Power and the Hidden Battle for the World Food System, Raj Patel.

Holy Fools and Serious Play

Review of Trickster Makes This World: Mischief, Myth and Art, Lewis Hyde.

Web Exclusives

Review - Grounded Design

Review of Sticks, Stones and Mud Homes: Natural Living, Nigel Noyes

Article - Let's have some decent bread

It's easy to make proper bread if you give it time.

Article - Five-minute Interview

Idealism and Inspiration

Satish’s Blog - Love Rules Supreme

Satish’s Blog - Resurgence Slow Sunday

Satish’s Blog - Real Bread

Satish’s Blog - Bread as a Symbol of Biocultural Diversity

Satish’s Blog - Reconnect with Tradition: Baking Bread as a Spiritual Act

Satish’s Blog - Act Locally to Address Global Issues

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