How does music work? Indeed, what is (or isn’t) music? We
are all instinctively musical, but why? Adam Ockelford has the
A tap of the foot, a rush of emotion, the urge to hum a tune;
without instruction or training we all respond intuitively to
music. Comparing Notes explores what music is, why all
of us are musical, and how abstract patterns of sound that might
not appear to mean anything can, in fact, be so... more...