An homage to Ludwig van Beethoven on World Heart Day, Arrhythmia Suite, III. Ventricular Ectopics with Short Ventricular Tachycardia Runs. World première performed by Elaine Chew. Includes a layperson introduction to ventricular ectopics by cardiology professor Pier Lambiase, the making of the piece, and performances with and without the underlying heartbeats. 0:00 Arrhythmia Suite, III. […]
Was Beethoven’s possible arrhythmia responsible for his distinctive rhythms? Learn about ventricular ectopics and the making of Arrhythmia Suite, III., from his Fifth Symphony
Are arrhythmia inherently musical? What does arrhythmia feel like? Listen to these musical renditions of snippets of ECG from a patient with atrial fibrillation and other rhythm disturbances and judge for yourself.
Three versions of Boulez’s Fragment d’une ébauche, dedicated to Jean-Marie Lehn in 1987 on the occasion of his Nobel prize in Chemistry.
Digital première of MorpheuS’ Eine neue “Für Elise” set for 15 December 2020 at 12h15 GMT, in first earth hour of Beethoven’s 250th birthday
A remake of Elaine Chew’s Little Etudes for piano based on cardiac electrical anomalies, this time with introductions to each heart rhythm disorder by Pier Lambiase, Professor of Cardiology at the Barts Heart Centre / UCL.
Brigitte d’Andrea-Novel and Elaine Chew play Londonderry Air on two pianos between Paris and London for World Piano Day 2020 during the COVID-19 lockdown, with brief introductions to the tune and to playing over the Internet.
Hear different mic captures of Grieg’s Solveig’s Song on the Bösendorfer VC280 Enspire PRO.
Photos and video snippets from the Heart & Music: Stolen Rhythms concert event featuring an introduction to arrhythmia by Pier Lambiase and piano concert by Elaine Chew featuring music based on stolen rhythms.
Heart and Music – talk by Pier Lambiase and concert by Elaine Chew Sunday, 17 November 2019, 3pm @ MIT Killian Hall – An arts-science-medicine performance and lecture event exploring connections between music and heart rhythms.