How to Memorise a Symphony

(Guardian Classical) – Daniel Levitin:

A musician’s ability to remember vast quantities of notes is one of the great wonders of the human mind. As the Aurora Orchestra prepares to play Beethoven off by heart at the Proms, neuroscientist Daniel J Levitin explains how the brain makes music happen – and why he can’t get Elvis Costello out of his head. …

theguardian…2015/jul/16/memorise

Aurora Orchestra

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