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‘The Sound of Music’: identifying the power of music in the Hong Kong pro-democracy protests

Music is omnipresent and “imbues nearly every moment of life”. By its very nature, music can thus be understood as a symbolic container; a unifying melting pot that is representative of the soundtrack of our thoughts, feelings, experiences and emotional responses. Music is at the heart of social interaction. As such music holds a great …

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