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Forest sonata: listening to the music of the trees

What is the music of trees? German artist Bartholomäus Traubeck spun slices of logs on turntables that translate their textures and annual rings into music. Traubeck calls the result Years, and I played it to my Composition Seminar to see how students responded. The first year contingent were mightily impressed that one could play old […] … learn more→