Category Archives: creativity

Daniel Levitin at the Library of Congress

In this short talk Daniel Levitin discusses the origins of music, parts of the brain that process music, and the relationship between music and movement. It’s an accessible and enjoyable introduction to Levitin’s book The World in Six Songs. See … Continue reading

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Charles Limb: Your brain on improv

TedX expands the number of too many amazing talks which no one has enough time to watch. Nevertheless, this talk by Charles Limb is well worth watching. To quote the TedX page, “Musician and researcher Charles Limb wondered how the … Continue reading

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Daniel Schnee thinks outside the box

In this relatively short video from TedxYorkU 2010, Daniel Schnee, a saxophonist,  discusses graphic score composition.  While this looks cool and is definitely creative, I wonder how you share it without standard notation (obviously, I’m still stuck *inside* the box).

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