Content tagged with 'TED talks'

Composer conductor Eric Whitacre, in rehearsal and concert at Union Chapel, Islington, London

TED: Eric Whitacre – A virtual choir, 2000 strong

In this very moving video for TED, composer and internet pioneer Eric Whitacre explains how he brought together a virtual choir to perform one of his pieces using Youtube. Eric… Read more

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TED: Pamelia Kurstin plays the theremin

  In a revelatory TED talk, theremin virtuoso Pamelia Kurstin explains the history of this much-misunderstood instrument and gives a wonderful recital demonstrating how you can elicit soul from an… Read more

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TED: David Byrne on architecture and music

From La Scala to CBGB’s, the ever brilliant David Byrne discusses the impact a room can have on the music made within it. Read more

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TED: Benjamin Zander – “Classical music is for everbody”

Leading composer and passionate classical music evangelist, Benjamin Zander, gives a typically charismatic, funny and inspiring talk on why classical music is for everybody – even if they haven’t realised… Read more