The Musical Human\u00a0by Michael Spitzer

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0120210405Professor Michael Spitzer brings together archaeological, sociological and historical observations, along with theories from biologists and musicologists, to tell the story of what his sub-title boldly claims to be A History of Life on Earth.

Michael Spitzer did his undergraduate studies at Southampton and then Merton, Oxford. He is Professor of Music at the University of Liverpool. Previously he taught for 20 years at Durham University. An accomplished pianist, Spitzer is a world-leading authority on Beethoven, but he also writes widely on the philosophy and psychology of music. He lives just off Penny Lane.

Written by Michael Spitzer
Read by Simon McBurney
Abridged and Produced by Jill Waters
A Waters Company production for BBC Radio 4

In the beginning was sound. A history of what makes us musical.

Michael Spitzer tells what his book's subtitle claims to be 'A History of Life on Earth'.

0220210406Professor Michael Spitzer brings together archaeological, sociological and historical observations, along with theories from biologists and musicologists, to tell the story of what his sub-title boldly claims to be A History of Life on Earth.

Michael Spitzer did his undergraduate studies at Southampton and then Merton, Oxford. He is Professor of Music at the University of Liverpool. Previously he taught for 20 years at Durham University. An accomplished pianist, Spitzer is a world-leading authority on Beethoven, but he also writes widely on the philosophy and psychology of music. He lives just off Penny Lane.

Written by Michael Spitzer
Read by Simon McBurney
Abridged and Produced by Jill Waters
A Waters Company production for BBC Radio 4

What might an alien think of our music?

Michael Spitzer tells what his book's subtitle claims to be 'A History of Life on Earth'.

0320210407Professor Michael Spitzer brings together archaeological, sociological and historical observations, along with theories from biologists and musicologists, to tell the story of what his sub-title boldly claims to be A History of Life on Earth.

Michael Spitzer did his undergraduate degree at Merton, Oxford, and then his PhD at Southampton. He is Professor of Music at the University of Liverpool. Previously he taught for 20 years at Durham University. An accomplished pianist, Spitzer is a world-leading authority on Beethoven, but he also writes widely on the philosophy and psychology of music. He lives just off Penny Lane.

Written by Michael Spitzer
Read by Simon McBurney
Abridged and Produced by Jill Waters
A Waters Company production for BBC Radio 4

Michael Spitzer tells what his book's subtitle claims to be A History of Life on Earth.

Michael Spitzer tells what his book's subtitle claims to be 'A History of Life on Earth'.

0320210407Professor Michael Spitzer brings together archaeological, sociological and historical observations, along with theories from biologists and musicologists, to tell the story of what his sub-title boldly claims to be A History of Life on Earth.

Michael Spitzer did his undergraduate studies at Southampton and then Merton, Oxford. He is Professor of Music at the University of Liverpool. Previously he taught for 20 years at Durham University. An accomplished pianist, Spitzer is a world-leading authority on Beethoven, but he also writes widely on the philosophy and psychology of music. He lives just off Penny Lane.

Written by Michael Spitzer
Read by Simon McBurney
Abridged and Produced by Jill Waters
A Waters Company production for BBC Radio 4

Michael Spitzer tells what his book's subtitle claims to be A History of Life on Earth.

Michael Spitzer tells what his book's subtitle claims to be 'A History of Life on Earth'.

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