One Concept in 5 Levels of Difficulty

Musician Explains One Concept in 5 Levels of Difficulty
ft. Jacob Collier & Herbie Hancock
WIRED, Jan 8, 2018

harmony

related:
https://franzcalvo.wordpress.com/2017/04/18/clarity-beats-accuracy

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language fails to describe music

Notes and Neurons: In Search of the Common Chorus
World Science Festival
Jul 29, 2014

Bobby McFerrin plays the audience as an instrument

1:12:55
but it’s much more complicated and language fails to describe music

this intangible quality that just makes you feel better

Beck On Healing Through Music, The Deep Art Of Pop And His New Album, ‘Colors’
November 9, 2017
https://www.npr.org/sections/allsongs/2017/11/09/562866716/beck-on-healing-through-music-the-deep-art-of-pop-and-his-new-album-colors

the greatest artists — their music is filled with that kind of… you can call it love, or you can call it warmth, or just this intangible quality that just makes you feel better.”

related:
https://franzcalvo.wordpress.com/2017/11/11/they-make-you-feel-funny-and-valued

Sound Health (NIH-Kennedy Center)

Sound Health: An NIH-Kennedy Center Initiative to Explore Music and the Mind
http://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/2630954
Francis S. Collins, et al.

For stroke patients with Broca aphasia, for example, the neural connections that allow ordinary speech are damaged; patients know what they want to communicate but are unable to verbalize their thoughts. Standard medical treatments are limited, but patients working with a music therapist can learn to express themselves through song, which can translate into improved speech potentially through the utilization of neural pathways more heavily relied on during singing.

… effects music can have structurally and functionally on the developing, adult, and aged brain.

Processing music is one of the most cognitively demanding tasks our brains undertake, and creating and performing music is even more complex.

compelling evidence that in children, music training assists development of language skills, auditory processing, and educational achievement compared with untrained peers

In just the last 10 years, there have been more than 100 systematic reviews on the topic, including 10 Cochrane analyses.

improvisation yields widespread changes in activity across many neural networks compared with rote performance.