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The music instinct : science & song

Author: Elena MannesBobby McFerrinDaniel J LevitinAudra McDonaldOliver W SacksAll authors
Publisher: Alexandria, Va. : Distributed by PBS Distribution, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : WidescreenView all editions and formats
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"[The film] provides a ground-breaking exploration into how and why the human organism is moved by the undeniable effect of music, and the deep connection between music and our bodies and brains. The program follows visionary researchers and accomplished musicians to the crossroads of science and culture in search of answers to music's deep mysteries"--Container.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Science television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Educational television programs
Films for the hearing impaired
Television programs
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Elena Mannes; Bobby McFerrin; Daniel J Levitin; Audra McDonald; Oliver W Sacks; Brian Greene; Yo-Yo Ma; Dewald Aukema; Donna Marino; Michael Bacon; WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.); Mannes Productions, Inc.; ARTE France.; Norddeutscher Rundfunk.; Yleisradio Oy.; PBS Distribution (Firm)
ISBN: 0793670829 9780793670826
OCLC Number: 421097274
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally produced for public television in 2008.
Bonus features (ca. 25 min. total): Crossing cultural boundaries / Bobby McFerrin -- Bach's Sarabande and musical universality / Yo-Yo Ma -- Daniel Barenboim on sound -- The musical brain #1 ; The musical brain #2 ; Music & education ; Music as medicine for neurological disorders / Oliver Sacks -- Sound vibrations ; The math of sound ; The octave: a musical universal ; String theory / Brian Greene -- Music therapy for premature babies.
Credits: Editor, Donna Marino ; director of photography, Dewald Aukema ; original music, Michael Bacon.
Cast: Hosts, Bobby McFerrin, Daniel Levitin ; narrator, Audra McDonald.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 114 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD ; NTSC, region 1 ; stereo ; enhanced for 16x9 televisions.
Contents: Feeling the sound --
The brain plays music --
Our ancestors & song --
The math of music --
Music : born & bred --
Playing our emotions --
Music changes the brain --
Can music make us smarter? --
Can music heal? --
Music & language --
Music & evolution --
A resonant world.
Other Titles: Science & song
Science and song
Responsibility: a co-production of Thirteen for WNET.org and Mannes Productions, Inc. in association with ARTE/France, NDR, Australian Broadcasting Corporation with the participation of YLE ; Louise Rosen Ltd. ; a film by Elena Mannes ; executive producers, Elena Mannes, Margaret Smilow ; written and directed by Elena Mannes.
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"[The film] provides a ground-breaking exploration into how and why the human organism is moved by the undeniable effect of music, and the deep connection between music and our bodies and brains. The program follows visionary researchers and accomplished musicians to the crossroads of science and culture in search of answers to music's deep mysteries"--Container.

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