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To Be Musical

To Be Musical (Eleanor Roosevelt College, UCSD). Don't miss this fascinating series examining exactly what it is that makes music, musical. Professors of music, literature and psychology decode the mysteries of music and its effect on our brains, our emotions and our lives. Presented by Eleanor Roosevelt College, UCSD.

Utterance, Ritual, Expression: Why Singing Makes Us Human with Susan Narucki. Grammy winning soprano and UC San Diego Professor of Music Susan Narucki presents how singing drives - and is driven by - a need to communicate and understand the human experience. She demonstrates, through singing, the possibilities of the unique fusion of word, sound and meaning that is integral to Western Art Music.

Utterance, Ritual, Expression: Why Singing Makes Us Human with Susan Narucki


Go to the Series Home or watch other lectures:

1. On the Bridge: The Beginnings of Contemporary Percussion Music with Steven Schick
2. Why Music with David Borgo
3. Craft and Tools in Late Beethoven with Aleck Karis
4. How the West Rejected "Nice" Music a Century Ago with Steven Cassedy
5. Utterance, Ritual, Expression: Why Singing Makes Us Human with Susan Narucki
6. Musical Illusions, Perfect Pitch and Other Curiosities with Diana Deutsch