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Accidental Scientist: Science of Music
Stepping (Video)
Date: February 11, 2005
Running Time: 00:02:48
It's kind of like a dance, except that instead of dancing to music, you���re making the music at the same time. ���Joseph Griffin, Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, University of California at Berkeley Stepping is rhythmic movement that uses the hands and feet as an instrument. Known best among African ... More »
What is music? Is birdsong music? How about the tap-tap-tap of a hammer, or the wail of a creaking door? Is playing a garbage can different than playing a drum? In the third installment of our 'Accidental Scientist' series, explore the science of music.

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