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Michael Tilson Thomas on Music and Emotion through Time

Posted at 10:28 AM on June 6, 2012 by William Johnston

A great video tracing the development of music, notation, and recording.

My favorite line: "The big difference between human happiness and sadness? Thirty-seven freakin' vibrations."