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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!

heidiv

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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/

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#1219574 - 06/19/09 10:30 AM Re: PBS Special [Re: sotto voce]
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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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#1219681 - 06/19/09 01:43 PM Re: PBS Special [Re: sotto voce]
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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.


Heidi

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#1219698 - 06/19/09 02:26 PM Re: PBS Special [Re: heidiv]
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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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#1219707 - 06/19/09 03:03 PM Re: PBS Special [Re: BruceD]
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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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#1220014 - 06/20/09 10:19 AM Re: PBS Special [Re: Tenuto]
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Thanks for the info - will be sure to watch this special on 6/24

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