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The Work of Art: Inside the Creative Process of Beloved Artists, Poets, Musicians, and Other Makes of Meaning
The Work of Art: Inside the Creative Process of Beloved Artists, Poets, Musicians, and Other Makes of Meaning

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We Are the Music, We Are the Spark: Pioneering Biologist Ernest Everett Just on What Makes Life Alive
We Are the Music, We Are the Spark: Pioneering Biologist Ernest Everett Just on What Makes Life Alive

“Life is exquisitely a time-thing, like music.”

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Milan Kundera on the Power of Coincidences and the Musicality of How Chance Composes Our Lives
Milan Kundera on the Power of Coincidences and the Musicality of How Chance Composes Our Lives

“Human lives… are composed like music. Guided by his sense of beauty, an individual transforms a fortuitous occurrence… into a motif, which then assumes a permanent place in the composition of the individual’s life.”

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Beethoven’s “Ode to Joy” Brought to Life in a Spanish Flashmob of 100 Musicians
Beethoven’s “Ode to Joy” Brought to Life in a Spanish Flashmob of 100 Musicians

A touchingly human reminder of our capacity for ecstasy, transcendence, and collective felicity.

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The Neurophysiology of Enchantment: How Music Casts Its Spell on Us
The Neurophysiology of Enchantment: How Music Casts Its Spell on Us

“Music so readily transports us from the present to the past, or from what is actual to what is possible.”

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