NPR logo
Playlist: What Music Means
  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/369593673/369594177" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
Playlist: What Music Means

Playlist: What Music Means

These TED Radio Hour stories get musical. i

These TED Radio Hour stories get musical. iStock hide caption

toggle caption iStock
These TED Radio Hour stories get musical.

These TED Radio Hour stories get musical.

iStock

In this playlist, TED speakers share stories about composing songs after years of writer's block, the culture of sampling, and a glimpse inside a jazz musician's brain.

Mark Ronson: Why Would More Than 500 Artists Sample The Same Song?

Playlist: What Music Means
  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/369593673/369596534" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Sting: How Do You Get Over Writer's Block?

Playlist: What Music Means
  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/369593673/369596362" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Charles Limb: What Does A Creative Brain Look Like?

Playlist: What Music Means
  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/369593673/369594177" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Comments

 

Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and Terms of Use. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.