Tuesday, March 2, 2010

For Nerdy Musicians (or Neuroscientists)

This is Bobby McFerrin at the 2009 World Science Festival.  First, a small example of how music is ingrained in all of us (via the pentatonic scale):

After you watch the video a few times, try watching it without sound.  I found myself singing all of the notes even without his prompting.  Quite cool.

And here's an awesome a cappella improv from the same World Science Festival for good measure:



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