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Music and the Brain: The Music of Language and the Language of Music

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1:01:09 In our everyday lives, language and instrumental music are obviously
different things. Neuroscientist and musician Ani Patel is the author of
a recent, elegantly argued offering from Oxford University Press,
"Music, Language and the Brain." Oliver Sacks calls Patel a "pioneer in
the use of new concepts and technology to investigate the neural
correlates of music." In Patel's presentation, he discusses some of the
hidden connections between language and instrumental music that are
being uncovered by empirical scientific studies.

The Music and
the Brain Lecture Series is a cycle of lectures and special
presentations that highlight an explosion of new research in the rapidly
expanding field of "neuromusic." Programming is sponsored by the
Library's Music Division and its Science, Technology and Business
Division, in cooperation with the Dana Foundation.

Aniruddh Patel is the Esther J. Burnham Senior Fellow in Theoretical Neurobiology at the Neurosciences Institute.
 
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