Make Some Noise: Musical Technology, Instruments, and Buildings
Unite physics and music as you examine the ways in which technology and architecture impact the ways in which we play, listen to, and record music, from ancient amphitheaters to cutting-edge recording studios.
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Workshop One: Technology and Music
Workshop Two: Musical Instruments, Musical Building
Students will look at the science of sound waves and echoes, before learning about – and hearing – how technology has impacted the evolution of musical instruments, from the ancient lute to the electric guitar. They will then look at a range of musical performance spaces, from Greek amphitheaters to cutting-edge anechoic chambers, on their journey to deciding “Has technology improved music?”
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