The Septendecennial Sing-Along

5/14/2013, 9:00:00 PM , duration(0:0:1)
cicadas david_rothenberg discovery_dialogues life music shorts
<p>Every 17 years, a deafening sex orchestra hits the East Coast -- billions and billions of cicadas crawl out of the ground, sing their hearts out, then mate and die. In this short, Jad and Robert talk to a man who gets inside that noise to dissect its meaning and musical components.</p>