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Music on the Catalonia crisis; Book on Creative Brain; our musical lives on the internet; and Uri CaineDD

Sara Mohr-Pietsch on music in the Catalonia crisis; also a new book about creativity and the brain; what the internet tells us about our musical lives; and the composer Uri Caine.

Presented by Sara Mohr-Pietsch

In the wake of the political crisis that risks breaking up Spain and Catalonia, Sara asks Barcelona music journalist Andrea Romanos how important music is for the Catalans, and how have they've used it in the recent massive street demonstrations, whether in favour or against the region's independence.

Sara talks to neuroscientist David Eagleman and composer Anthony Brandt, authors of 'The Runaway Species', a book about creativity in art, music and the brain.

Also, what the internet tells us about our musical lives and how we 'consume' music today; Toner Quinn from 'The Journal of Music' reveals the latest findings.

And an interview at the piano, including a Mozart improvisation, with the American jazz and classical pianist and composer, Uri Caine.

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45 minutes

Chapters

  • Music for Catalonia

    Duration: 05:40

  • BOOK: The Runaway Species

    Duration: 13:26

  • Toner Quinn on what internet data is telling us about our musical lives

    Duration: 06:38

  • Uri Caine

    Duration: 16:27

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Sara Mohr-Pietsch
Interviewed Guest David Eagleman
Interviewed Guest Anthony Brandt
Producer Juan Carlos Jaramillo

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