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Pandora Radio & the Music Genome Project: What Musicology & Science Reveal About Our Musical Tastes

November 2, 2011

Pandora Radio services 94 million American listeners, delivering them automatically and individually a steady stream of songs and tracks that match their musical preferences. In this talk, Dr. Nolan Gasser, the Chief Musicologist Emeritus of Pandora Radio and Architect of the Music Genome Project, discusses the innovative Pandora experience, as well as the broader story of how musicology and science (mathematics, physics, aural biology, neuroscience) combine to influence why we love the music we do.

Nolan Gasser is a critically acclaimed composer, pianist, and musicologist – most notably, the architect of Pandora Radio’s Music Genome Project. His original works have been performed in such prestigious venues as Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, Alice Tully Hall, La Salle Pleyel in Paris, and the Rose Bowl, among many others.

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November 2, 2011
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Eric Ward
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816.926.8753
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Linda Hall Library
5109 Cherry
Kansas City, 64110 United States
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8163634600
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