Medicine And The Media

Instrumental to the brain

BMJ 1996; 312 doi: (Published 18 May 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;312:1308
  1. Anthony Storr

    These three programmes are so interesting and important that they left me longing for more. Paul Robertson, the distinguished violinist who leads the Medici Quartet, is an excellent presenter, as those who have heard him lecture will already know. He is also visiting professor of music and psychiatry at King-ston University in London and has collaborated with Peter Fenwick, consultant psychiatrist at the Maudsley Hospital, in studying music and the brain. The three programmes range widely, giving us a taste of research into the functions and representation of music that are being conducted on both sides of the Atlantic. The Medici Quartet, together with the veteran clarinettist Jack …

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