Music and chemistry often go hand in hand. The musical pieces, below, are
ones that I associate with electrochemistry or chemistry.
If you have any
other favorite pieces that fit this category, please let me know!
Edgar Varese specified that
this piece should be played on a platinum flute. Listen to it
and you'll always remember the density of platinum!
Graham Parker wrote this as a
condemnation of his record label, Mercury Records, but when I
hear it, I'm reminded to be careful when handling Hg! (
This 1931 Varese piece depicts the
ionization of an hydrogen atom.(
This is the quintessential
chemistry song. Alas, I could not find a link to Tom Lehrer's
original version. This will have to do! ( Album )
It's pretty obvious that they
are talking about a different kind of chemistry, but it is "All
about chemistry." (
I have absolutely no idea why this piece is entitled
"Electrochemistry." But it is interesting nonetheless.
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