WHYMUSIC? -- a talk with a perspective on music in Goa, India. Schubert Cotta will explore theimportance of music and the effect of music on the way we do things and the way we are. It will dwell on the various kinds of music, benefits, uses (and abuses) of music in society. A fresh perspective on the essential components -- creation, interpretation and appreciation -- that are required for music to thrive will be touched upon. The session raises awareness on the important role of society in music education and the socio-economic scope fordevelopment of music in Goa. At the Xavier Centre of Historical Research, Porvorim, Goa Oct 24, 2013, 5.30 pm.