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Title The music instinct [videorecording] : science & song / a film by Elena Mannes ; a co-production of Thirteen for and Mannes Productions, Inc. in association with ARTE/France, NDR, Australian Broadcasting Corporation with the participation of YLE ; written and directed by Elena Mannes ; producers, Elena Mannes, Margaret Smilow.

Imprint [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS, c2009.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library DVD    X MUSIC MI M32DVD    Available
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Description 1 videodisc (ca. 120 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Copyright date on credit frame: 2008; copyright date on disc label: 2009.
Bonus features: additional performances and interviews.
Credits Executive producers, Elena Mannes, Margaret Smilow ; editor, Donna Marino ; director of photography, Dewald Aukema ; original music, Michael Bacon.
Cast Audra McDonald, narrator ; Bobby McFerrin, Daniel Levitin, hosts.
Summary The music instinct provides a ground-breaking exploration into how and why the human organism is moved by the undeniable effect of music, and the deep connection between music and our bodies and brains. The program follows visionary researchers and accomplished musicians to the crossroads of science and culture in search of answers to music's deep mysteries.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen (enhanced for 16x9 TVs) presentation; stereo.
Language In English; closed-captioned.
Contents Feeling the sound -- The brain plays music -- Our ancestors & song -- The math of music -- Music : born & bred -- Playing our emotions -- Music changes the brain -- Can music make us smarter? -- Can music heal? -- Music & language -- Music & evolution -- A resonant world.
Subject Music -- Psychological aspects.
Music -- Physiological effect.
Music and science.
Human beings -- Effect of music on.
Animals -- Effect of music on.
Emotions -- Effect of music on.
Cognition -- Effect of music on.
Premature infants -- Effect of music on.
Genre/Form Documentary television programs.
Science television programs.
Educational television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Mannes, Elena.
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.).
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.).
Mannes Productions, Inc.
ARTE France.
Added Title Science & song
Science and song
ISBN 0793670829
Standard No. 841887010832
Music No. MISS601 PBS

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