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Untitled. Listen to the lovely orchestra of crickets singing at human speed [audio] [updated. The Sacred Geometry Of Music. The Sacred Geometry Of Music by Andrew Lorimer Music uses the laws of vibration to manifest aurally what exists at the center of everything. Into our reality springs a non-visual harmonic law that is universal. The notes and intervals of music speak directly to the chakra centers and causes them to vibrate in harmony to the vibration of a string or vocal chords, speakers moving through the air, or the sound of someone’s lips making a farting noise through a metal tube.

Music uses the laws of physics and mathematics to bring out an emotional response in the listener. The music of the Western world uses a mathematical system based on Twelve. All the songs you have ever known and sang along to in your life use the same simple laws based on the number twelve. Once you know what the simple laws are, you can make music. Clock Harmonisphere The mathematics of the harmonisphere are amazing. There's a reason so many people love 'Somewhere Over the Rainbow.' A songwriting expert reveals it. Why did "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" get into our hearts and stay there? It's not hard to see why "The Wizard of Oz" was a smash hit back in the day. It was one of the first films to use color and had major star power with a young Judy Garland.

But one of the movie's most iconic moments is more about sound than sight, and we're about to look at this song in a way you probably never thought of before. Get ready for four new revelations about one old song. "Words make you think thoughts, music makes you feel a feeling, but a song makes you feel a thought. " One man can tell us why this song wedged itself deep in our collective psyches. This is Rob Kapilow, composer and explainer of deep musical secrets. PBS Newshour's Jeffrey Brown interviewed Rob Kapilow, a composer who developed a program called "What Makes It Great," which explains why musical pieces effect the responses they do. 1. It's a real "aha" moment: These are those two opening notes he's talking about (from 0:11-0:15): 2. 3. 4. Know Every Note on the Guitar in 9 Days | Deft Digits Guitar Lessons.

Knowing every note on the guitar is a challenge unique to the instrument. A saxophone has only one way to finger each note, while a guitar usually has a few different strings and four fingers to choose from. String a few notes together and the permutations of how to play them will wreck your brain. Pianists have a similar problem with ten available digits, but you can memorize the notes on a keyboard in a matter of minutes; the same pattern of white and black keys repeats every octave.

The challenge with navigating the guitar fretboard is its two-dimensional layout. It’s a matrix, while nearly every other instrument has a linear path of notes from the bottom to the top of its range. Why Know the Whole Fretboard? If you don’t know every single note on the guitar cold, without hesitation, then I highly recommend taking a little time to get that under your belt. The primary advantage to knowing every note on the fretboard is in creation. Day 1: Open Strings Day 3: First Three Frets Conclusion.

Controlling brain cells with sound waves -- ScienceDaily. Salk scientists have developed a new way to selectively activate brain, heart, muscle and other cells using ultrasonic waves. The new technique, dubbed sonogenetics, has some similarities to the burgeoning use of light to activate cells in order to better understand the brain. This new method--which uses the same type of waves used in medical sonograms--may have advantages over the light-based approach--known as optogenetics--particularly when it comes to adapting the technology to human therapeutics. It was described September 15, 2015 in the journal Nature Communications. "Light-based techniques are great for some uses and I think we're going to continue to see developments on that front," says Sreekanth Chalasani, an assistant professor in Salk's Molecular Neurobiology Laboratory and senior author of the study.

"But this is a new, additional tool to manipulate neurons and other cells in the body. " Next, they found a membrane ion channel, TRP-4, which can respond to these waves. The Shape of Song. Fibonacci sequence in music. Math + Music = ? The beauty of maths was given a unique opportunity to shine last weekend, as the London Institute of Education played host to Bridges 2006, a conference celebrating mathematical connections in music and art. Over two hundred delegates, some mathematicians, some artists and some both, came together to witness more than a hundred presentations and a visual arts exhibition, and — probably most importantly — to talk and exchange ideas.

Non-Spin Return, a sculpture by Simon Thomas based on the idea of a collapsing universe. That maths and art overlap is an idea that many people, especially regular Plus readers, will be familiar with. Mathematical structures abound in art and music and — as any mathematician will tell you — maths can be as beautiful as any piece of art and doing it requires a unique kind of creativity.

But opportunities to explore the connections between art and maths in practice are few and far between. A fractal image based on a Kleinian group, created by Jos Leys. Got rhythm? You can learn languages and reading better. Mechanical metronome (credit: Wikimedia Commons) Northwestern University researchers have found biological evidence linking the ability to keep a beat to the neural encoding of speech sounds. The study has significant implications for reading, according to Nina Kraus, director of Northwestern’s Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory. The study demonstrates that accurate beat-keeping involves synchronization between the parts of the brain responsible for hearing as well as movement. The experiment To investigate the relationship between beat-keeping and auditory processing, 124 Chicago high school students visited Kraus’s lab and were given two tests. In the first, they were asked to listen to a metronome and tap their finger along to it on a special tapping pad. Tapping accuracy was computed based on how closely their taps aligned in time to the tick-tock of the metronome.

Beat-keeping requires coordination of hearing and movement “This is supported biologically,” Kraus says. References: Music Training and Neuroplasticity. With our multi sensory brain, music harnesses powers of nature, culture, and mind. How much is the brain changed by the effects of music training and neuroplasticity? Music is one of the most demanding cognitive and neural challenges, requiring very accurate timing of multiple actions, precise interval control of pitch not involved in language, and multiple different ways of producing sound.

Auditory and motor actions influence each other in a constant interplay, which is largely unknown. Brain Lesion Effects on Music All brain imaging is done in a time scale of seconds, but the brain functions in the scale of milliseconds. Imaging studies do not really correlate exactly to mental states (see post on limits of imaging). Because of this limitation, a major way to study specific regions of brain related to music has been study of brain lesions. But, recent research shows that when studying infants these differences do not necessarily exist. What Is Known About Music in the Brain? Babies. Carlos Vives - Viña Del Mar 2014 Completo. Music Theory For Dummies Cheat Sheet. Cheat Sheet If you're trying to learn how to play music, read music, or brush up on improvising and performing with other musicians, music theory is important.

However, you don't need to know every last tidbit that the many theorists around the world have written down. You just need to become familiar with some of the basics. You need to know the names of the notes, and you must understand time signatures, intervals, and chord progressions. Note Names in the U.S. and U.K. In the world of music, you may encounter different names for the many notes used. Extending Notes with Dots and Ties All notes have a certain value, indicated by the size and shape of the note, that determines how long a pitch should be held by the voice or an instrument.

Augmentation dot: This dot indicates that a note's value is increased by one half of its original value. Understanding Simple and Compound Time Signatures Measuring the Distance between Pitches with Intervals Creating Music with Chord Progressions. Non Stop Bollywood Huge Songs Collection Jukebox - Part 1 10.