Scoring Dreamscapes: The History of Sleep Music

Dec 17, 2015
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If you're a fan of HBO programming, you've probably heard the work of composer Max Richter - he's responsible for scoring one of its dark dramas, The Leftovers. But recently, Richter released something a little more subdued: an eight-hour album called Sleep, which he calls a “lullaby for a frenetic world”. Ambitious though it may be, Richter is hardly the first composer to send people nodding off, or to try and score a dreamscape. 

The Science of Sleep

Aug 16, 2012

It take up more time in our lives than almost any other activity, yet science still knows very little about sleep or how it affects us.