Music composition & cognitive sciences

Recent advances in cognitive science provides a better understanding in the interactions between music and the human brain. The first chapter or these talks is about rhythm.

Why do we shake our heads and want to dance with some songs? Is micro-timing in jazz or rubato in baroque music views of the mind? Where does the rhythm difference of a song recorded in a group come from when the musicians are recorded separately?

Premiered at Villa Gillet, Lyon – France. Indicative bibliography available here.