Music and the Brain

Oct 17, 2005

Meridee Duddleston talks with scientists and older musicians who applaud the benefits of playing music.

Oral sex among teens is growing more common. WRTI's Jim Hilgen looks at the rise of teen oral sex and its implications.

Temple View is WRTI's daily public affairs program featuring short interviews with newsmakers, authors, musicians, and, of course, experts on various topics--many featuring Temple University faculty members.

WRTI's Jim Hilgen looks at sexual abuse by the clergy as uncovered by the District Attorney's report of a grand jury's findings.

Temple View is WRTI's daily public affairs program featuring short interviews with newsmakers, authors, musicians, and, of course, experts on various topics--many featuring Temple University faculty members.

The government's mishandling of the disaster along the Gulf Coast brought the issue of race to the forefront. WRTI's Jim Hilgen looks at race in America.

Temple View is WRTI's daily public affairs program featuring short interviews with newsmakers, authors, musicians, and, of course, experts on various topics--many featuring Temple University faculty members.

WRTI's Jim Hilgen takes a look at the behaviors and effects that Hurricane Katrina had on Gulf coast residents, and the nation.

Temple View is WRTI's daily public affairs program featuring short interviews with newsmakers, authors, musicians, and, of course, experts on various topics--many featuring Temple University faculty members.

On this Temple View, Jim Hilgen looks at a "meta-study," medical research using computer modeling to reach its conclusions.

Temple View is WRTI's daily public affairs program featuring short interviews with newsmakers, authors, musicians, and, of course, experts on various topics--many featuring Temple University faculty members.

Les Tourterelles (The Turtle Doves) Introduction

Jul 30, 2005

The charming duo Les Tourterelles (The Turtle Doves). Coco Soleil and Christiana Gallagher deliver a combination of sophisticated, yet naive, French vocal selections from the renaissance to modern day, with guitar and percussion.

 

Exercize your brain while passing some time. WRTI's Jim Hilgen looks at crossword puzzles and the people who swear by them.

Temple View is WRTI's daily public affairs program featuring short interviews with newsmakers, authors, musicians, and, of course, experts on various topics--many featuring Temple University faculty members.

Exercize your brain while passing some time. WRTI's Jim Hilgen looks at crossword puzzles and the people who swear by them.

Temple View is WRTI's daily public affairs program featuring short interviews with newsmakers, authors, musicians, and, of course, experts on various topics--many featuring Temple University faculty members.

Exercize your brain while passing some time. WRTI's Jim Hilgen looks at crossword puzzles and the people who swear by them.

Temple View is WRTI's daily public affairs program featuring short interviews with newsmakers, authors, musicians, and, of course, experts on various topics--many featuring Temple University faculty members.

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When trombonist and Philly native Ernest Stuart created the Center City Jazz Festival back in 2012, he did so out of what he felt was necessity. “The scene was shrinking,” says Stuart, a 2008 graduate of Temple's renowned Jazz Studies program.

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Composer and jazz trumpeter Hannibal Lokumbe has written Healing Tones as a hymn to Philadelphia, an oratorio-like work that celebrates the healers among us, including midwives, doctors, artists and musicians.

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While Easter has inspired Bach's Saint Matthew Passion and many other beloved classical works, the holiday of Passover—being celebrated by millions of the Jewish faith this week—claims no famous pieces in the concert repertoire. WRTI's Debra Lew Harder explores why, and finds out what music you can find at a seder.

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Philadelphia-based vocalist Laurin Talese had one heck of a year in 2018. Her debut album, Gorgeous Chaos (2016), was our Jazz Album of the Week back in December—an achievement sufficient, no doubt, to make anyone’s year.

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Although Handel’s Messiah is now regularly performed during the Christmas holidays, the work was actually premiered in the spring before Easter. WRTI’s Susan Lewis has more on the fantastically successful masterpiece, which was created by necessity in just 24 days over two centuries ago.


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