Gerald Shea

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Top 5 on Music and Hearing

Performing with hearing loss, listening with hearing aids and sign language interpretation at the ballet were all featured in news around the world in June. »

Music’s Communicative Force

In this moving excerpt from Gerald Shea's new book, Song Without Words, he plays Schumann's Scenes from Childhood without hearing the high notes. »

Music and Lyricals in Song without Words

Music is the heart of the deaf, says Gerald Shea, after discovering he has been living with a hearing loss for years, in his new memoir, Song without Words. »

Top 5 on Music and Hearing

“She could feel the bass thumping in her throat. Cocktail glasses bounced. Heavy vases shimmied along surfaces to the beat.” This and more in our February news roundup on hearing loss and music. »