Music Archive

Dan Lloyd, Trinity College – Music As The Language of the Brain

On Trinity College Week: Does your brain speak in music? Dan Lloyd, professor of philosophy, discusses

Bruce Campbell, Arcadia University – Music, Social Justice and Leadership

On Arcadia University Week: Want to become a better leader? Put social justice in your headphones.

Jason Corey, University of Michigan – Favorite Songs

How many times have you listened to your favorite song? Jason Corey, associate professor of music

Natalie Sarrazin, SUNY Brockport – Do Indians Care About Western Music?

Western music has an interesting position in Indian society. Natalie Sarrazin, associate professor of ethnomusicology and

Brian Moon, University of Arizona – Music, Data & Algorithms

Can raw data change how we listen to music? Brian Moon, assistant professor of music at

David Caplan, Ohio Wesleyan University – Is Hip-Hop Poetry?

Would Garrison Keillor read hip hop lyrics on The Writer’s Almanac? David Caplan, professor of English

Joshua Reiss, Queen Mary University of London – Origins of Auto-Tune

Auto-Tune rules today’s Top 40 airwaves. Joshua Reiss, reader in the school of electronic engineering and

Paul Christiansen, Seton Hall University – Campaign Songs

Political candidates are marketed to voters using the magic of music. Paul Christiansen, associate professor of

Henna-Riikka Peltola, University of Jyvaskyla – Sadness in Music

Sadness might not be a negative emotion when it comes to music. Henna-Riikka Peltola, university teacher

Jonathan Wynn, University of Massachusetts Amherst – Festivals

Bringing people together for a weekend can be better for a city than building a museum.