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#1219554 - 06/19/09 09:42 AM PBS Special  
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I just read in the Wall Street Journal this morning that PBS is having a special on Wednesday 6/24 from 9-11 EST entitled "The Music Instinct: Science and Song."(Sorry I'm not posting a link to the article. I think you need to subscribe to open it).

Yo-Yo Ma and Oliver Sachs will be featured. Topics include "is musicality unique to humans, are music responses learned," etc. The reviewer (Nancy deWolf Smith) says "there isn't a boring moment here."

Just wanted to pass along the info in case anyone was interested. I'm setting my recorder!

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#1219561 - 06/19/09 09:47 AM Re: PBS Special [Re: heidiv]  
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Me too! Thanks!


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#1219571 - 06/19/09 10:14 AM Re: PBS Special [Re: survivordan]  
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Wow, thanks for the heads-up! This promises to be very interesting. Here's the PBS page for the program:

http://www.pbs.org/wnet/musicinstinct/

Steven

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A wealth of information on that website. Enjoyed Daniel Barenboim's comments about sound and silence and Yo To Ma' Bach Sarabande.
Thanks guys!

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Thanks for the PBS link, Steven. I'm still getting used to all this technology! Perhaps after the program is aired we can all meet back here to chat about it.


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For those in the Pacific Northwest, it will be aired on KCTS9 on Wednesday, 24th at 9:00 p.m.

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Looks interesting, thanks for posting.

Now I just have to remember to watch :-)


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#1219905 - 06/20/09 01:06 AM Re: PBS Special [Re: heidiv]  
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Originally Posted by heidiv
I just read in the Wall Street Journal this morning that PBS is having a special on Wednesday 6/24 from 9-11 EST entitled "The Music Instinct: Science and Song."(Sorry I'm not posting a link to the article. I think you need to subscribe to open it).

Yo-Yo Ma and Oliver Sachs will be featured. Topics include "is musicality unique to humans, are music responses learned," etc. The reviewer (Nancy deWolf Smith) says "there isn't a boring moment here."

Just wanted to pass along the info in case anyone was interested. I'm setting my recorder!

heidiv


Thanks so much for posting this. Sounds like a great program!

best wishes,
Valerie

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Thanks for the info - will be sure to watch this special on 6/24


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