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How grace notes and timpani can teach you to detect abnormal sounds in the body

Thomas DuffyYale-China Review
Spring 2014

Yale-China will convene a conference titled “Looking is Not Seeing and Listening is Not Hearing” at Xiangya School of Medicinte from June 4–6, 2014 based on the cross-discipline research of Yale professors Linda H. Pellico from Yale School of Nursing and Thomas C. Duffy from the Yale School of Music. The report below describes the research that serves as the basis for the conference

Most people are happy to tell you the name of their current favorite song. If you prod them,  some will sing a few bars of the chorus or verse of the: song. Even if they are in a crowded mall full of random sounds, ears will immediately prick up when those first familiar notes cut through the cacophony. MORE

Published June 12, 2014
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Chris Rogerson ’12 MM selected for NJSO’s inaugural composition institute

Chris-Rogerson_2014-webChris Rogerson ’12 MM is one of four composers selected to take part in the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra’s inaugural Edward T. Cone Composition Institute, in which they will receive coaching and career guidance, take part in master classes, and have world premieres of their work performed in concert.

The four composers will be the first artists showcased through the program. They were chosen from an international pool of 28 student and early career applicants. Composer Steven Mackey, chair of the Princeton University department of music,  will direct the institute. MORE

Published June 12, 2014
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