So what do we learn, hearing all those words and breaths and gurgles, unencumbered? The voice is our most primordial and valuable instrument, and we respond to it more fully, in both spiritual and physiological ways, than almost any other organic sound. For millennia, our brains have evolved to perceive minute variations in the volume and cadence of a human voice. Those micro-adjustments can be staggering, and are worth listening for.

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