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Radcliffe Exploratory Seminar on Music and the Heart: From Mathematics to the Mind – Photos/Links

The Exploratory Seminar on Music and the Heart: From Mathematics to the Mind took place 17-18 November 2019 at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard. The seminar was led by Elaine Chew, former Radcliffe Fellow and PI of the ERC project COSMOS at the CNRS – UMR9912/STMS (IRCAM), and Pier Lambiase, Professor of […]

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Heart & Music @ MIT Killian Hall – Photos/Videos

Elaine Chew presented Heart & Music: Stolen Rhythms at the MIT Killian Hall on Sunday afternoon, 17 November 2019—a vanguard to the exploratory seminar on Music and the Heart at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. As part of this concert event, Pier Lambiase, co-organizer of the Radcliffe seminar, UCL Professor of Cardiology and Director […]

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A Little Ditty for ISMIR 20

Seventeen years ago, I was invited by Michel Fingerhut to attend the 3rd ISMIR (International Conference on Music Information Retrieval) at IRCAM. It was my first introduction to the institution. I also met my first postdoc, Anja Volk, now a prominent member of the ISMIR community at this ISMIR. In an email to senior members […]

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Announcing: Heart & Music @ MIT Killian Hall (Sun, 17 Nov 2019)

Talk by Pier Lambiase and Concert by Elaine Chew Sunday, 17 November 2019, 3pm @ MIT Killian Hall Free and open to the public Reserve a Seat | Source Heart & Music explores the connections between music and heart rhythms. Conceived as an arts-science-medicine event at the intersection of music and cardiology, it forms a vanguard […]

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Exploratory Seminar on Music and the Heart @ Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study (Harvard)

The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University hosts our Exploratory Seminar on Music and the Heart on 17-18 November 2019. The seminar will convene an interdisciplinary group of experts for two days of discussion and reflection, and is timed to coincide with the Dario Robleto exhibit featuring the oldest known recording of a […]

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Public Lecture @ MIT 4-270

Musical Structures, Performances, and Arrhythmias Date/Time: Thursday, 21 November 2019, 5:30pmLocation: MIT Room 4-270Street address: 182 Memorial Drive, Cambridge MA 02139, USA AbstractMusical performance is widely regarded to be one of the most breathtaking feats of human intelligence, but the nature of this creative act remains illusive and studies on expressive performance still lag behind […]

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Dec 9: Une affaire de cœur for Bernard Lubat Day @ Complex Systems Institute Paris

Elaine Chew will give a performance and lecture, “where do musical structures live?” at the “Around Bernard Lubat” Day, performing Pierre Boulez’s Piano Sonata No. 1, and variations of the piece based on cardiac arrhythmias (work from the ERC project COSMOS). Bernard Lubat, in collaboration with OMax, will create a hybrid improvisation based on the […]

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Jan 2020: STMS Thank You Concert @ IRCAM Studio 5

STMS Director Brigitte d’Andrea-Novel has organized a concert for two pianos and other ensembles in December as a thank you to all parties involved. Program -) G. Holst « Mars » for two pianos, E. Chew, B. d’Andrea-Novel-) E. Chew « Arrhythmia Suite » -) S. Blondeau « Urphänommen » for piano and electronics, with pianist Philippe Hattat -) D. Shostakovich […]

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Haydn’s Stolen Rhythm by Cheryl Frances-Hoad

On the COSMOS YouTube channel, Cheryl Frances-Hoad’s piece based on the rhythms of Haydn’s Sonate in Es, Hob XVI:45, mvt III: Finale, Allegro di molto. New notes, sometimes quoting from Haydn’s sonata movement, are assigned to Haydn’s original rhythm, which remains almost entirely intact. Next, the original Haydn sonata movement, an interpretation after playing Cheryl […]

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Listen to AI Music by MorpheuS

AI Music by MorpheuS COSMOS YouTube channel upload: Bach and Kabalevsky transformed by MorpheuS and interpreted by Elaine Chew. MorpheuS is a music generation AI created by Dorien Herremans and Chew—learn how MorpheuS generates music. Performances recorded in Studio 2 at IRCAM on 27 Sep 2019, on a MacBook Pro running Camtasia and using inbuilt […]