Category: research

Tip: The Melodic Mystery (on “carrying a tune” when our brains operate so differently) – BBC Discovery radio & podcast

Singing and Navigating – The Curious Cases of Rutherford and Fry Two challenges for the team today involving singing and navigating. “Why is my mother tone deaf?” asks listener Simon, “and can I do anything to ensure my son can

Rhythmic patterns and sound that came before sense

Sanskrit is among the oldest languages, of all our Indo-European tongues. Now [Frits] Staal* says mantras, rhythms of sound that do not quite make sense, may lie at the roots of Sanskrit. Here’s an ancient song from the Vedas to

A Theatre for All: Sittrarangam (The small theatre Madras) – Free Download

Read this publication online or download it for free on >> A Theatre for All Sittrarangam—the small theatre Madras by Ludwig Pesch with a Foreword by Himanshu Burte Read this publication in a larger web reader window >> Download the epub-version for

Unity in Diversity, Antiquity in Contemporary Practice? South Indian Music Reconsidered – Free download

“Unity in Diversity, Antiquity in Contemporary Practice? South Indian Music Reconsidered” by Ludwig Pesch (Amsterdam) in Gardner, Matthew; Walsdorf, Hanna (Hrsg.). Musik – Politik – Identität / Music – Politics – Identity. Göttingen: Universitätsverlag, 2016 (Musikwissenschaften) | Abstract and contents >> ISBN13: 978-3-86395-258-7