How much overlap is there between music and language? Sinologist, Linguist, Jazz Pianist & returning Geopats Podcast Guest David Moser, joins us again for a dive into this question.
David's past Geopats Podcast episodes:
Why Chinese is so hard (article): http://www.pinyin.info/readings/texts/moser.html
“A Billion Voices” (book): https://www.amazon.com/Billion-Voices-Language-Penguin-Special-ebook/dp/B01FVD7LES/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1538717916&sr=1-1&keywords=billion+voices
More about David: http://www.chinafile.com/contributors/david-moser
The book by Douglas R. Hofstadter that David helped translate.
The Book of Changes: Jazz in China, Talks at Google
Steph's Shanghai based jazz fiction book recommendation:
Night in Shanghai by Nicole Mones
There are 2 announcements in this episode:
Looked up the word length difference between Chinese & German and found your website. Wow, this is amazing. Do you have any data on Chinese compared to the ones already in your data? Thanks! https://t.co/XoqNKUYiTd #languagejoy #languages #GeopatsPodcast— Stephanie Fuccio (@stephfuccio) March 13, 2020
Music courtesy of
The song in this episode
is “I Hope You Figure It Out"
"Mess of Me" album.
Serial expat who loves diving into the communicative messiness of a global life.