Friday, February 17, 2012

Your Brain on Beethoven

For a couple of years I have closely followed the work of Daniel Levitin, author of This Is Your Brain on Music, and Edwin Outwater,  music director of the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony in Canada.   Now they are presenting an "expanded" version of their Beethoven and the Brain concert/lecture on February 25 in Toronto.  Levitin has explained, "This show represents a first-of-its kind partnership between an orchestra, conductor, and neuroscientist.  Together, we hope to explain and demonstrate what goes on in our brains, our hearts, and our bodies when we listen to great music." Here is Levitin in a TV chat:

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