What is musical rhythm, and how do we feel it? Recent research in neuroscience has found that our brains group musical rhythms similar to how we hear patterns in language. This insight can help us reimagine how we teach and learn music utilizing what we already know about language and vice versa. In this session, Adam Neely will utilize Youtube clips to demonstrate how our brains perceive rhythm in language and music by transcribing patterns of speech taken from videos and turning them into musical notation that he will perform live on his bass.
Part music lesson, part neurolinguistic experiment; this session is meant to illustrate how we can learn music the same way we learn language, and that artists can discover musical inspiration from unlikely sources.
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