How To: Listen to music with your whole body

Listen to music with your whole body

In this soaring demonstration, deaf percussionist Evelyn Glennie leads the audience through an exploration of music not as notes on a page, but as an expression of the human experience. Playing with sensitivity and nuance informed by a soul-deep understanding of and connection to music, she talks about a music that is more than sound waves perceived by the human ear. She illustrates a richer picture that begins with listening to yourself, and includes emotion and intent as well as the complex role of physical spaces -- instrument, concert hall and even the bones and body cavities of musician and listener alike.

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That was "Amazing". Hearing with your whole body. I always thought it was crazy that a friend of mine could tune his guitar in a really noisy place. He said he could feel the vibrations by holding the guitar really close to his body. Evelyn Glennie is a name I will never forget. Her playing is "Wonderfull"

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