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.
European Heart Journal CardioPulse article Putting (One’s) Heart Into Music now in print
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.
Elaine Chew to perform Boulez’s Piano Sonata No.1 and variations based on cardiac arrhythmias, and lecture on where musical structures live at the “Around Bernard Lubat” Day. Lubat and OMax to co-create hybrid improvisation based on the virtual Boulez derived from Chew’s performance.
The Exploratory Seminar on Music and the Heart, 17-18 November 2019, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard: Participants, reviews, photos, links.
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.
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 […]