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TEDxWaterloo - Laurie Wonfor Nolan - Painter of Live Music
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A visual artist, Laurie had her first large scale 'plein aire' show in Toronto in December of 1999. Currently she is represented by galleries in Toronto, Ottawa and Bracebridge, and her work is featured internationally in many private and corporate collections. The 'in the moment' and honest approach to her still life and landscape paintings mad... Read more

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- -: TEDxWaterloo - Laurie Wonfor Nolan - Painter of Live Music

April 7, 2011 (about 9 years ago)

A visual artist, Laurie had her first large scale 'plein aire' show in Toronto in December of 1999. Currently she is represented by galleries in Toronto, Ottawa and Bracebridge, and her work is featured internationally in many private and corporate collections. The 'in the moment' and honest appr...

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- -: TEDxSanJoseCA - Ge Wang - Exploring New Ways to Connect People through Music

April 18, 2011 (about 9 years ago)

Co-founder of Smule and Creator of Magic Piano & Magic Fiddle Ge Wang is the Co-founder, CTO, and Chief Creative Officer of Smule. Smule is a startup company exploring interactive sonic media on the iPhone. . Smule serves as a unique platform for research and development combining the state-of-...

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- -: Pamelia Kurstin: Theremin, the untouchable music

February 19, 2008 (over 12 years ago)

http://www.ted.com Virtuoso Pamelia Kurstin plays and discusses her theremin, the not-just-for-sci-fi electronic instrument that is played without being touched. Songs include the classic "Autumn Leaves," Billy Strayhorn's "Lush Life" and a composition by David Mash, "Listen: the Words Are Gone."...

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- -: Benjamin Zander: Classical music with shining eyes

June 27, 2008 (almost 12 years ago)

http://www.ted.com Benjamin Zander has two infectious passions: classical music, and helping us all realize our untapped love for it -- and by extension, our untapped love for all new possibilities, new experiences, new connections. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and perfor...

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- -: Philip Glass on Writing Music

June 16, 2008 (almost 12 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2008/03/12/Philip_Glass_and_Scott_Hicks_In_Conversation Celebrated composer Philip Glass describes his approach to writing music as watching buildings slowly emerge from "a foggy field," and claims to have an ironically poor musical ear. ----- Director Scott ...

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- -: Malcolm Gladwell on the Beatles - Prodigies or Not?

January 24, 2009 (over 11 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2009/01/15/Malcolm_Gladwell_at_City_Arts__Lectures Best-selling author Malcolm Gladwell uses The Beatles as an example to question the existence of genuine musical prodigies. He attributes a large measure of the band's success to the experience they gained while...

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- -: iPhone Ocarina App Demo - Ge Wang

March 27, 2009 (about 11 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2009/03/04/Ge_Wang_New_Expressive_Social_Mediums_on_the_iPhone Ge Wang, co-founder of Smule, plays The Legend of Zelda theme song on an iPhone using the expressive social media app Ocarina. ----- Due to their mobility, intimacy, and sheer strength in numbers, ...

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- -: Hyperscore Lets Kids Compose Music by Drawing

August 28, 2009 (almost 11 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2009/07/02/Transforming_Music_Tod_Machover Composer and inventor Tod Machover argues that musical notation is nothing more than "a way of remembering what you did so that you can do it again." He ties that to a piece of software he created called Hyperscore, whi...

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- -: Has the iPod Changed Music Production? - Manfred Eicher

January 22, 2010 (over 10 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2009/11/19/Jazz_A_Conversation_with_Manfred_Eicher Manfred Eicher, jazz producer and founder of ECM, comments on society's embrace of the iPod. Eicher compares listening to music on an iPod with watching a movie on DVD, what he calls a "diminished form" of the a...

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- -: Music Bridges Cultural Gap: Marine Sniper in Iraq Learns the Oud

March 11, 2010 (about 10 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2010/02/24/Music_and_the_Iraq_War Jason Sagebiel, a Marine scout-sniper during Operation Iraqi Freedom, recounts how he occupied his down time in country by learning to play the oud from a local musician. The two would exchange music lessons using stolen Saddam ...

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