Music seems to be one of the most ancient forms of creative expression. Something every indigenous culture in the world has. Something many animal species have. It can heal and inspire. It can transmit knowledge and ideas. It can cohere a group or nation.
MusicMusic and song is an important part of a balanced culture. Not only hearing music but making it as a part of daily life.
Aesthetics Creative artistic endeavor and practices of cultural evolution and wellbeing.
IMSLP Petrucci Music Library
IMSLP (International Music Score Library Project) is a online repository of free and public domain sheet music with over 145,146 works, including many iconic classical pieces, freely available to anyone. Launched in 2006, the IMSLP MediaWiki website...
Rise Up Singing
Rise Up Singing is a group singing songbook containing lyrics, chords and sources to 1200 songs from a wide variety of genres from Beatles to Broadway, from Bob Dylan to traditional ballads. It has sold around a million copies since it came out in 1988...
Musicians without Borders
An organization dedicated to "using the power of music to bridge divides, connect communities, and heal the wounds of war." Musicians without Borders runs music programs in conflict areas in Africa, the Middle East, and Europe.
Do it for the Love Foundation
Do It For The Love is a non-profit wish-granting organization (founded by Michael Franti) that brings people living with life-threatening illnesses, children with severe challenges and wounded veterans to live concerts. To date, 2018, they have coordinated...
Freesound.org is a collaborative database of creative-commons licensed sound for musicians and sound lovers.
The Solaris Project
The Solaris Project is a collaboration of musicians whose aim in performing, recording, and giving away music is to raise the awareness, consciousness, and response-ability of those playing and listening, and thereby enable right action on behalf of all...
Awakeneers’ music centres around honest vocals sweetened with multi-part harmonies and supported by rich acoustic instrumentation. The nomadic band of nine multi-instrumentalist songwriters — most of whom are siblings — segues seamlessly from a...
Music by Francesca Baines and 'muse-ecology': slow touring and regenerative design for the music trade.
Music Heals Charitable Foundation is dedicated to raising awareness of the healing powers of music. The Organization supports a wide range of music therapy services in BC and across Canada aiming increase access to music therapy for patients in children's...
Luke Wallace is a folk musician and coastal advocate from Coast Salish Territory, Canada. Luke's music is a platform for the voices of communities organizing to protect the systems that help them thrive.
Cortes Radio | CKTZ 89.5 fm
The Cortes Island Radio Society was formed in 2004 by a small group of believers. Out of this came CORTES COMMUNITY RADIO. Licensed in October of 2011, broadcasting at 80 watts from a height of approximately 400 feet above sea level. We feature many live...
The Fes Festival of World Sacred Music
Fes Festival of World Sacred Music (Fès des Musiques Sacrées) is a crossroads for the creative seekers of the world. You’ll experience the serendipity of a rencontres, a musical blending of various nationalities, faiths and music genres, such that...
Artisan violin maker in Powel River, BC
The Victoria Folk Music Society
One of BC’s longest running folk clubs, the VFMS is a Victoria legend, hosting a live evening of folk music every Sunday since the 1970s! The evening starts with an open jam which is followed by an open stage and then a feature band. Admission is $7.
A Muslim, a Jew, and a Christian walk into a concert hall… Abraham Jam is a trio of internationally-renowned musicians who have teamed up to create music that is strengthened by the differences they bring to the table. Amidst divisiveness and alienation,...
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