Inspirations: Audio & Video

In this epic overview, Michael Tilson Thomas traces the development of classical music through the development of written notation, the record, and the re-mix.

A profound talk by percussionist Evelyn Glennie. While this is a far-ranging conversation, the first few moments beautifully illustrate the necessity of both accuracy and expressive nuance. Dalcroze Education is particularly effective in teaching both, especially the more ephemeral aspects of expression, by building experiential links between musical concepts and their affect as sensed by the body.