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Ed Jewett
03-02-2010, 07:15 AM
Bobby McFerrin demonstrates the power of the pentatonic scale, using audience participation, at the event "Notes & Neurons: In Search of the Common Chorus", from the 2009 World Science Festival, June 12, 2009.

For more of Bobby McFerrin and the science behind this program, please view the full "Notes & Neurons: In Search of the Common Chorus" event video at our website:

worldsciencefestival.com/video/notes-neurons-full

See the short performance at http://vimeo.com/5732745

Magda Hassan
03-02-2010, 11:23 AM
More Bobby McFerrin in action. My favorite :willy:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d-diB65scQU

But instead of being so passive about it all he should be doing this:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6aRuqozNMmQ

David Guyatt
03-02-2010, 03:44 PM
:shakehands:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8onbDZmAwhE&feature=related

:proud:

Charles Pelham
03-03-2010, 04:17 PM
Bobby McFerrin demonstrates the power of the pentatonic scale, using audience participation, at the event "Notes & Neurons: In Search of the Common Chorus", from the 2009 World Science Festival, June 12, 2009.
32745 (http://vimeo.com/5732745)

Finally, maybe, a chance to do something besides lurk....

A very entertaining music documentary by Howard Goodall includes a discussion of the pentatonic scale. Maybe the link works....




http://www.youtube.com/user/timegrinder#p/c/FC019DB4E1400743/0/PnbOWi6f_IM

Ed Jewett
03-12-2010, 07:53 AM
The link works... and thank you for it.

It reminded me of "Song of the Earth"...

http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/episodes/song-of-the-earth-with-david-attenborough/introduction/2405/

Ed Jewett
03-12-2010, 08:03 AM
Thank you again, Charles... that's a richly-loaded resource.... It may help if I want to be a musician the next time around the wheel.