If you want to firm up your body, head to the gym. If you want to exercise your brain, listen to music.
Earlier this season, Music Director Robert Trevino and his Basque National Orchestra presented a unique series of concerts with the programme kept entirely secret. It was a sensational success. But no-one knew, says Robert Trevino, just how great a risk
The fascinating new research proves that music heals and suggests that in future, music could be prescribed to help us focus, feel happier, relax and overcome sadness.
Musicologist uncovers evidence that, contrary to established belief, the great composer retained some hearing in his final years
As the BBC launches its Bring the Noise campaign, saxophonist YolanDa Brown highlights the endless benefits of music-making to Lisa Salmon
Effect more pronounced for those who take instrumental rather than vocal music, study finds