When you think about memory what comes to mind? How do you memorize?
Posts By: Troy Gifford
Introduction: Few will deny that music has a powerful impact on most of our lives, but it is interesting to think about why it is so powerful. Music can help put us into various emotional states, whether it be relaxed, focused, or even angry. I will discuss this topic in a Music Appreciation class. Why […]
This blog discusses the importance of Samba in Brazilian culture and it’s importance to both younger and older generations. Brazilian music has a rich history and this is a very informative blog from NPR about its current state. Samba Universe
Some people have overlapping senses. For example, a sound may trigger a taste. In music, this sometimes manifests itself as seeing different colors when hearing specific pitches. This is a specific form of synesthesia called “chromesthesia.” It is a fascinating phenomenon that some of the greatest musicians in history have possessed.