1 Musical Phonology
This series of 3 videos is AMAZING. The foundations for Lerdahl & Jackendoff’s Generative Theory of Tonal Music (1983) are laid down here. If you’re a musician/linguist, these are *must see* videos – just remember that it was filmed in 1973! -Tep
A new study reports on how musicians communicate during performance and anticipate each other’s moves without saying a word.
Source: Musical Mystery: Researchers Examine Science Behind Performer Movements – Neuroscience News
Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center are studying how music and rhythm activities could help children who struggle with grammar and language development.
Source: Using Music And Rhythm To Develop Grammar : Shots – Health News : NPR
Q+A with Professor Bob Duke on how studying the brains of musicians can teach us more about how we learn.
Source: Music and The Brain | UT News | The University of Texas at Austin
Designer James Quail based the poster’s design on a circuit board from a transistor radio.
Source: Let’s All Obsess Over This Intricate Map of Alt Music History | WIRED
In modern times, we don’t regard female musicians as in and of themselves unusual. Our rosters of favorite rockers, pop-stars, solo singer-songwriters, and what have you might well feature as many women as men — or, depending on the subgenre, many more women than men.
Source: 1200 Years of Women Composers: A Free 78-Hour Music Playlist That Takes You From Medieval Times to Now | Open Culture