BBC News reporter Emma Jane Kirby details her experience listening to Max Richter’s experimental composition Sleep.

Max Richter’s new 8-hour long composition, Sleep, has been worked through with a neuroscientist to make sure the cyclical rhythms don’t surprise and stimulate, but instead soothe and reassure.

In the Reading room of London’s Wellcome Institute, I was invited, with a dozen or so others, to put Sleep to the test.

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