Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Wagner, Scientific Genius Ahead of His Time?

Or hiding the keys to a DeLorean tricked out with a Flux Capacitator?

While we're hoping for the latter, it seems the former is the truth.

Scientists have discovered that certain vowels are needed to make sung words more understandable. Called "vowel-pitch matching" they've discovered Wagner used this technique often, proving he had an understanding of this theory a hundred years before scientists even knew it existed.

You can read the full article here.

Still, if you see a DeLorean shooting by you at 88 MPH blasting Das Rheingold, it just might be you know who...

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