The Most Valuable Notes In History

An exploration of the sonic wallpaper of everyday life, mini-melodies such as the Windows Startup notes, the Intel Inside chimes and Channel 4's original four-note fanfare.
The programme examines the rewards that the musical microcosmos offers composers and when a handful of notes is actually a tune. And what is so special - and lucrative - about these tiny compositions? Are they cleverly designed with some sort of psychological or associational effect in mind and in what way do they manipulate the human ear? Walter Werzoa talks about his famous foursome 'In-tel-In-side', which tooks months to compose.

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