Humans Having Been Making Music for Over 40,000 Years

Crude instruments prove that music, like language, is at the core of humanity.

Ancient istruments have been found in the Swabian Alps in Germany, caves used by our Ice Age ancestors. But why would Ice Age humans create music? Anthropologists believe that music may have been one thing that helped humans live in societies, ensuring their survival.

For more watch I Got Rhythm: The Science of Song on The Nature of Things.

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I Got Rhythm: The Science of Song

Nature of Things