The Science of Music is a series of lectures and demonstrations on the science of music; a collaboration between the Aspen Science Center (ASC) and the Aspen Music Festival and School(AMFS). All programs are at the “enthusiastic novice” level, with no previous knowledge of physics or music theory assumed.
Thursday, August 9th: The Science of Percussion, featuring Cynthia Yeh, Principal Percussionist for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. What gives timpani their distinctive sound? How are they tuned? Come and find out!