November 30, 2008

How to listen to music with your whole body

For the first time in a while, I watched a few TED talks last night. I really enjoyed two in particular, both centered around music.

In the first, deaf percussionist Evelyn Glennie powerfully demonstrates how music can (and should) be experienced with much more than just listening with your ears.

In the second, renowned conductor Benjamin Zander leads a passionate and entertaining tour of a Chopin prelude, and then parlays this exercise into some broader lessons on leadership and life.

Here they are...

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

If he had taught my music appreciation course I would. Great lecture.