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Language to Describe Music

What goes on in a performer's mind during a performance?  In today's episode, Miles Hoffman talks about what simultaneous processes might be going on in a performer's mind and why there may be a barrier between what we think and the language we use to describe music.

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Miles Hoffman is the founder and violist of the American Chamber Players, with whom he regularly tours the United States, and the Virginia I. Norman Distinguished Visiting Professor of Chamber Music at the Schwob School of Music, in Columbus, Georgia. He has appeared as viola soloist with orchestras across the country, and his solo performances on YouTube have received well over 700,000 views.