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. […]
Sci Am OpEd asserting that music’s structural attributes and physiological effects make it an ideal tool for learning cardiology; studying heart-brain interactions; and dispensing neuro-cardiac therapy
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.