Some ideas and evidence of deep links between the two.
Some of the attributes of music are particularly memorable, and can be used to assist learning.
Music and language are both important in helping humans form large social groups, and one can argue that they co-evolved on the back of this function*.
There is growing evidence that the same brain structures are involved in music and language processing.
A rare disorder suggests a genetic link between social skills, language skills, and musical skills.
These connections between music and language processing support recent evidence that music training can improve children's language skills.