Music is the great unifier--its power to move and engage human beings spans across centuries, continents, and languages. Why are are we so universally drawn to melodic sounds' This in-depth documentary investigates the issue, offering commentary from leading researchers and musicians such as Yo-Yo Ma.
The power of music: THE MUSIC INSTINCT: SCIENCE AND SONG provides a ground-breaking exploration into how and why the human organism—and the whole ebb and flow of the cosmos—is moved by the undeniable effect of music. This follows visionary researchers and accomplished musicians to the crossroads of science and culture in search of answers to music's deep mysteries. Featuring: Bobby McFerrin & Dr. Daniel Levitin, author of This is Your Brain on Music. YoYo Ma also appears in the series.