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The Brain, Albert Einstein, Rhythm and the Violin

September 1st, 2013 · No Comments · how the brain works, music and the brain

Tweet A fascinating account of Albert Einstein’s love and music and his performance ability on the violin came across my desk recently.  It seems that Einstein loved music and played the violin extremely well, for an amateur.  The problem is, he really did not have a good sense of rhythm.  Obviously, he knew how to […]

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The Duet of Brain and Music

November 3rd, 2012 · No Comments · how the brain works, music and the brain, Uncategorized

Tweet   “Zip-a-dee doo dah, Zip-a-dee-ay …” –A. Wrubel, R. Gilbert “Do-wah diddy-diddy dum diddy-do …” –The Moffats “Super-cali-fragilistic-expialidocious …” –The Sherman Brothers “What an odd thing it is to see an entire species–billions of people–playing with, listening to, meaningless tonal patterns, occupied and preoccupied for much of their time by what they call ‘music.”‘ –Oliver […]

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Music and the Mind: Oliver Sacks

June 26th, 2010 · 1 Comment · how the brain works, music and the brain

Tweet Oh boy have I got a great website for YOU.   This will take you to the website of the famous neurologist Oliver Sacks and his research on “Music and the Mind.”

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