Reflexion on Alex Ross’ term MUSICAL DNA

During our documentary film following the process of learning two works with the help of the conducting students’ teacher, the other day, they were talking about the influence of different parameters on the tempo. At the end of the session Alex Ross’ name came up by Lucien Beschiu and he started to talk about Alex Ross’ book “Listen to this” which he has been stumbling upon at home. In any case, this started up a fiery debate. We turned the camera back on and watched his lamento clip on YouTube… ( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KdZL33997OI )