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A Symphony For The Motor City

Composer Tod Machover works with a Detroit Symphony Orchestra percussionist on what the beat of Detroit sounds like. (Emily Fox/Michigan Radio)
Composer Tod Machover works with a Detroit Symphony Orchestra percussionist on what the beat of Detroit sounds like. (Emily Fox/Michigan Radio)

If you had to compose a song inspired by the sounds in your city, what would that sound like? That’s a question composer Tod Machover is tackling in cities all over the world. Right now it’s Detroit. Emily Fox of Here & Now contributor Michigan Radio reports.

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  • Emily Fox, reporter, producer and host at Michigan Radio. She tweets @foxontheradio.
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