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This is how music helps us get through difficult times

A woman wearing headphones stands on the Ponte Sant'Angelo bridge during sunset, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Rome, Italy, May 8, 2020. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane - RC2IKG9ZPX39

People are using music as an escape during lockdown. Image: REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane

Emily Abrama Ansari
Associate Professor of Music History, Western University
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Salvadoran musicians performing at Colomoncagua refugee camp, Honduras, 1985, during a humanitarian visit by Canadian musician Bruce Cockburn. (Photo courtesy of Meyer Brownstone/Oxfam Canada.)
Salvadoran musicians performing at Colomoncagua refugee camp, Honduras, 1985, during a humanitarian visit by Canadian musician Bruce Cockburn. Image: Photo courtesy of Meyer Brownstone/Oxfam Canada
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