What makes a city musical?

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Adelaide is a UNESCO City of Music. Melbourne claims to be a global music capital. And across the country, fans pack live venues every night. But where do Australia's cities fit in to the global music scene? In her new book, The Great Music City, Dr Andrea Baker explores what it takes to be a musical city, and questions whether the reality stacks up to the branding exercise.

Period14 Mar 2019

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  • music cities
  • urban communication
  • urban renewal