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Subject: Re: [D-G] find the d&g in this
Date: Mon, 07 Mar 2005 06:49:26 -0800


it's the question of simultaneisity which Pinhas discusses for example
in Tears of Niezsche.
On Mon, 07 Mar 2005 15:53:49 +0200, "Dr. Harald Wenk" <hwenk-AT-web.de>
said:
> Hello,
>
> do I interprete this right, thart she is only tasting the music if she=20
> hears it at the same time?
>
> Greetings
>
> Harald Wenk
>
> Am Thu, 3 Mar 2005 17:04:58 -0500 schrieb joan carol urquhart=20
> <jcu-AT-execulink.com>:
>
> > Report: Woman 'tastes' musical notes
> >
> >
> >
> > Thursday, March 3, 2005 Posted: 1:18 PM EST (1818 GMT)
> >
> >
> >
> > LONDON, England (Reuters) -- Music can be a mouth-watering experience for
> > one Swiss musician who "tastes" combinations of notes as distinct=20
> > flavors,
> > according to a report in the science journal Nature.
> >
> >
> >
> > The 27-year-old woman known as E.S. is a synaesthete, someone who
> > experiences sensation in more than one sense from the same stimulation,
> > researchers said on Wednesday.
> >
> >
> >
> > When E.S. hears tone intervals, the difference in pitch between two=20
> > tones,
> > she not only can see the musical notes as different colors but can taste=20
> > the
> > sounds.
> >
> >
> >
> > "This is a special case of a musician who, when she hears tone intervals,
> > she has a perception of a taste of a tone," said psychologist Michaela
> > Esslen, of the University of Zurich in Switzerland.
> >
> >
> >
> > "She doesn't imagine the taste, she really tastes it."
> >
> >
> >
> > The case of E.S. reported in Nature is exceptional because seeing=20
> > letters or
> > digits in a certain color is more common in synaesthesia.  It may also
> > involve seeing a musical tone as a color.
> >
> >
> >
> > But E.S. sees the colors and depending on the tone intervals a symphony
> > could be bittersweet, salty, sour or creamy.
> >
> >
> >
> > "Whenever she hears a specific musical interval, she automatically
> > experiences a taste on her tongue that is consistently linked to that
> > particular interval," the scientists said in the journal.
> >
> >
> > They tested E.S.'s ability by applying solutions tasting sour, bitter,=20
> > salty
> > or sweet to her tongue and asking her to identify the tone intervals, a
> > difficult task that requires musical training.
> >
> >
> > When the applied tastes corresponded with the intervals she was able to
> > identify them quicker than other musicians.
> >
> >
> > "We found that E.S.'s tone-interval identification was perfect," the
> > researchers said.
> >
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