Yes, relationships, and participation are major advantages provided by musicking. These show that music helps us bypass language.
- What are the most important contributions of music to peacebuilding? If partnered with business, how does business help sustain the contributions of music to peacebuilding?
Music allows for communication beyond words, which removes the limitations imposed by
- verbal expression
- different languages
- agendas, histories infusing verbal communication.
Music can also amplify the power of lyrics. In the case of lyrics that are important for peacebuilding, music has a major role to play.
For instance to promote a constructive message, or to denounce and expose sources of violence we were not fully aware of.
Regarding business, in cases where musical activities are not sustainable in the local economy, business expertise could help make them so.