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A hybrid evening of research, music, and emotion with Honorary Frijda Chair holder Prof. dr. David Huron

Event details of International Symposium | Musicality
Date 24 June 2021
Time 20:00 -22:30

Why do we enjoy listening to sad music?

A hybrid evening of research, music, and emotion. Honorary Frijda Chair holder Prof. dr. David Huron guides us through the science of sad sounds, addressing two questions:

  • What makes something sound sad?
  • And how is it that listening to sad music can be enjoyable?

Enriched by an interdisciplinary panel discussion, and accompanied by a measured dose of sad music.

Visiting Honorary Frijda Chair in Cognitive Sciences
Prof. dr. David Huron, Ohio State University
Measured dose of sad music
Diamanda La Berge Dramm
Panel members
Dr. Mariska Kret, Leiden University
Dr. Psyche Loui, Northeastern University
Moderator
Dr. Fleur Bouwer, University of Amsterdam
Organization
Prof. dr Henkjan Honing & Music Cognition Group