Nature vs. Nurture – Where Does Musical Talent

It is an age old question, whether nature or nurture shapes human beings into the people they become. As modern scientists understand it, most things are a combination of both. Musical talent requires an array of different skills, each of which can be taught and each of which is influenced to varying degrees by our genes. The Components of Musical Talent People who are talented with music have a set of different skills they have honed as they relate to music. Some of these are: Hand-eye coordination Muscle memory Auditory discernment Music reading No musician would be successful without at […]

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