#224 Memory Palaces

A Memory Palace is a technique for memorizing long lists of names or places by associating each list item with an object in your imaginary “memory palace”.

This is derived from the method of loci developed in ancient Greece and Rome. Many composers have been inspired by this technique and have written pieces with this title.

Hosted by Seth Boustead
Produced by Sarah Zwinklis

Music

Memory Palace by Elizabeth Brown 
Elizabeth Brown, flute; Greg Hesselink, cello; Margaret Kampmeier, piano

Memory Palace by Michael Small
Momenta Quartet

String Quartet in F Major by Maurice Ravel
Parker Quartet

Helix Spirals, mvt. I Loci, Memory Palace by Augusta Read Thomas
Parker Quartet

Memory Palace, mvts. I Harriman and III Foxhurst by Chris Cerrone
Ian David Rosenbaum, percussion; Jennifer Koh, violin; Shai Wosner, piano

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