Music makes the world a better place
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Maria João Pires: 10 facts about the great pianist
10. Music makes the world a better place
Pires believes music should make the world a better place. "We have so many emergencies to deal with in our society now, things like the breakdown of the family, environmental disasters," she has said. "We have to ask, 'How can the way we make music be changed, to help people to face these things?’"