In creating an orchestra for the 21st century, iPhones are being used as musical instruments in a new course at the University of Michigan, Reuters reports. Students at the university are learning to design, build, and play instruments on their Apple Inc. smart phones, with a public performance planned for Dec. 9. The university said it believed the course, called Building a Mobile Phone Ensemble, is the world's first. It is taught by Georg Essl, a computer scientist and musician who has worked on developing mobile phones and musical instruments. Essl and his colleagues began using the microphone as a...

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