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Physicists on Einstein and Einstein on the Beach

My name is Hai-Ting Chinn. I’m a singer, and I’m in the 2012 production of Einstein on the Beach. If you’ve seen the production, I’m the one with pig-tails who listens to the conch shell. I also sing the aria called “The Bed,” which consists of a series of increasingly longer and higher notes with […]

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SMC 69: Interview – Glass on Einstein on the Beach (2)

Part two of Hai-Ting’s interview with Philip Glass. Discussed: Albert Einstein, Robert Wilson, Einstein on the Beach – current tour. ..

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SMC 68: Interview – Glass on Einstein on the Beach (1)

Part one of Hai-Ting’s interview with Philip Glass. Discussed: Albert Einstein, Robert Wilson, Einstein on the Beach – current tour. ..

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SMC 61: Relativity & Art with Peter Galison

An interview with science historian, physicist and author Peter Galison. And he’s collaborating with William Kentridge on this. Mentioned in this episode: Albert Einstein, Henri Poincaré, Philip Glass, Robert Wilson, Einstein on the Beach – current tour. ..

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Opera House Game App

For all the (no doubt) hundreds of millions of people who have always wished they could be the stage manager at the Royal Opera House in the UK, here’s your (virtual) chance. According to Gramophone Magazine, “The Show Must Go On” game has been released for iP– devices. You “gather the music, assemble props, build […]

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SMC 2: Wine, Brains, Needle Drop

Wine Glass Trombone simple physics of wine glass singing OK I didn’t actually read this study (they want money, I don’t have money), but the abstract is what gave me the idea for the segment. The Brains of Opera Singers The brain of opera singers Discussion on bps research digest Discussion on the psych files […]

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