From Our Archives: Toy Symphony in Dublin

"I can play [the Hyperviolin] and it will sound like a flute or a human voice, yet using the technique of the violin that I have learnt. The possibilities are limitless...And the kids respond to it because it is current. Their imaginations are stimulated, they're having fun, and they know they are part of something special. That excites …

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Hyperscore in Action: A-to-A Project

One of the core ideas in Hyperscore, the composing software developed by Tod Machover's team at the M.I.T. Media Lab, is that music is built from "motifs" - small melodies and rhythm patterns - which are assembled into larger musical structures. In this video, Tod coaches a groups of children in Armenia and the U.S. as …