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All Posts Tagged With: "culture"

Music and Evolution: The Elitism of Music in the West

Stephen Mithen questions the elitism that has been associated with music in the west, instead observing that music is something that pervades everything we do.

May 21st, 2009 | 4 comments

Music and Evolution: Bobby McFerrin on Culture and Music

Bobby McFerrin tells two stories about villagers in Botswana and the ways music is incorporated into their life, which shaped the way he creates music.

May 20th, 2009 | 45 comments

Performance: Yo Yo Ma on Bach’s 5th Cello Suite

Yo Yo Ma performs a sarabande from Bach's 5th Cello suite and explains the history of the sounds in this particular piece have travelled through different cultures.

May 20th, 2009 | 57 comments

Lesson Plan 1: Experimental Music: Lesson Overview

In this lesson, students will learn about the elements of music and will design and conduct their own scientific experiments on how people respond to music.

Apr 9th, 2009 | 3 comments

Lesson Plan 1: Experimental Music: Media Resources

The media resources for the lesson plan for the Music Instinct, "Experimental Music."

Apr 9th, 2009 | 1 comment

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