On Musicians

from "Music of the Hemispheres"
Rachel Ehrenberg
in Science News,  Augsut 14, 2010: Vol. 178, No. 4

"It's one of the most complicated tasks that we have," Levintin says. "Take a symphony orchestra. What you have is 80 or 100 of the most highly trained members of our society--more highly trained than astronauts or surgeons in terms of the numbers of hours and years of preparation--and they are performing the works of some of the greatest minds that ever lived. It's really extraordinary."

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  1. Steven,

    Intriguing article, wasn't it? Music has always fascinated me, as well as puzzled me.

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