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How Noise Makes Music

We use music to make sense of the squawks, creaks, and roars around us.

Ingenious: Jonathan Berger

The composer on transforming noise into music.

The Cello Music of the Spheres

Experience mathematical beauty and symmetry in a multimedia work.

How I Taught My Computer to Write Its Own Music

I wanted to build the ideal collaborator. Was I ever surprised.

The Necessity of Musical Hallucinations

That song stuck in your head is your brain doing its work.

Ingenious: Vijay Iyer

On the science and talent of music.

Rhythm’s the Thing

Pianist Vijay Iyer gives us a master class in the science of rhythm.

How Music Hijacks Our Perception of Time

A composer details how music works its magic on our brains.