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Notes & Neurons In Search of the Common Chorus

Date: Saturday June 13, 2009
Time: 08:00 PM-09:30 PM

Is our response to music hard-wired or culturally determined? Is the reaction to rhythm and melody universal or influenced by environment? Join host John Schaefer, scientist Daniel Levitin and musical artist Bobby McFerrin for live performances and cross cultural demonstrations to illustrate music’s note-worthy interaction with the brain and our emotions.

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