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The Music Instinct: Science and Song

The Music Instinct: Science and Song provides a groundbreaking exploration into how and why the human organism is moved by music. New work in neuroscience gives us clues to the mysteries of how and why music penetrates humans' emotions. The program follows visionary researchers and accomplished musicians to the crossroads of science and culture in search of answers to music’s deep mysteries. The program includes compelling performances by world-famous performers, in genres from rock to classical, such as Bobby McFerrin, Yo-Yo Ma, Jarvis Cocker and Richard Hawley, and Evelyn Glennie.