Self Comes to Mind
Music by Bruce Adolphe
Text by Antonio Damasio
A unique collaboration between composer Bruce Adolphe and neuroscientist Antonio Damasio, Self Comes to Mind is based on a text about the evolution of consciousness. The premiere will be performed by cellist Yo-Yo Ma with percussionists Ayano Kataoka and John Ferrari at the American Museum of Natural History's LeFrak Theater on May 3rd at 7 PM.
Self Comes to Mind website with video
Listen to an NPR feature.
Listen to an interview with Bruce on June 30, 2009.
Read the NY Times review.
Photo: Neuron pathways in the living human brain shown with a magnetic resonance imaging technique.
Courtesy: Hanna Damasio, Dornsife Cognitive Neuroscience Imaging Center, University of Southern California, Los Angeles.
|Instrumentation||Cello, Percussion (2 players)|
Digital images available
|Ages||14 to Adult|
|Grades||9 to 12 and above|
Commissioned by Joan and Allan Fisch
Premiered May 2009 at the American Museum of Natural History
©2008 Wannacracker Music, a division of PollyRhythm Productions
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