“Never teach a pig to sing,” says the old adage, “it wastes your time and annoys the pig.” With the notable exception of humpback whales and songbirds, music as we know it, has been composed by humans and for humans. Is it possible for human beings to create music that specifically appeals to other species? That’s the question University of Wisconsin Emeritus Psychology Professor Charles Snowdon sought to answer. Working with Maryland composer David Teie, Snowdon has created musical works tailored to the tastes of Tamarind monkeys and house cats. Charles Snowdon joined the Buzz on Monday, March 16th.
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