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The Music Effect

Author : Daniel J. Schneck
ISBN : 9781843107712
Genre : Psychology
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This book explains what 'music' is, how it is processed by and affects the body, and how it can be applied in a range of physiological and psychological conditions. Rhythm, melody, timbre, harmony, dynamics, form, and their effects are explored, helping practitioners create effective therapy interventions that complement other treatment systems.

The Music Effect Book 2

Author : Joy Nelson
ISBN : 0739038915
Genre : Music
File Size : 72. 24 MB
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An engaging, ready-to-use resource for teachers who want to lead children to music literacy and lifelong music enjoyment and participation. Designed for the kindergarten classroom. Includes a wealth of energizing and imaginative multi-sensory activities, focusing on increasing students' musical knowledge, skill, and conceptual development. The comb binding creates a lay-flat book that is perfect for study and performance. The accompanying CD contains recordings of all chants, songs, and orchestral pieces included in the lessons and activities.

This Is Your Brain On Music

Author : Daniel J. Levitin
ISBN : 1101218916
Genre : Science
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In this groundbreaking union of art and science, rocker-turned-neuroscientist Daniel J. Levitin explores the connection between music—its performance, its composition, how we listen to it, why we enjoy it—and the human brain. Taking on prominent thinkers who argue that music is nothing more than an evolutionary accident, Levitin poses that music is fundamental to our species, perhaps even more so than language. Drawing on the latest research and on musical examples ranging from Mozart to Duke Ellington to Van Halen, he reveals: • How composers produce some of the most pleasurable effects of listening to music by exploiting the way our brains make sense of the world • Why we are so emotionally attached to the music we listened to as teenagers, whether it was Fleetwood Mac, U2, or Dr. Dre • That practice, rather than talent, is the driving force behind musical expertise • How those insidious little jingles (called earworms) get stuck in our head A Los Angeles Times Book Award finalist, This Is Your Brain on Music will attract readers of Oliver Sacks and David Byrne, as it is an unprecedented, eye-opening investigation into an obsession at the heart of human nature.

The Power Of Music

Author : Elena Mannes
ISBN : 9780802719966
Genre : Music
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The award-winning creator of the documentary The Music Instinct traces the efforts of visionary researchers and musicians to understand the biological foundations of music and its relationship to the brain and the physical world. 35,000 first printing.

Volume Of Proceedings Of The Music Teachers National Association

Author : Music Teachers National Association
ISBN : UCR:31210018074904
Genre : Music
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With the report of the 16th meeting, 1894, was issued "The secretary's official report of the special meeting ... Chicago, 1893," containing a résumé of the reports of meetings from 1876 to 1892.

Proceedings Of The Musical Association

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ISBN : HARVARD:32044044288272
Genre : Electronic journals
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The Musical World

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ISBN : HARVARD:32044043850205
Genre : Music
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The Hallelujah Effect

Author : Babette Babich
ISBN : 9781317029557
Genre : Music
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This book studies the working efficacy of Leonard Cohen's song Hallelujah in the context of today's network culture. Especially as recorded on YouTube, k.d. lang's interpretation(s) of Cohen's Hallelujah, embody acoustically and visually/viscerally, what Nietzsche named the 'spirit of music'. Today, the working of music is magnified and transformed by recording dynamics and mediated via Facebook exchanges, blog postings and video sites. Given the sexual/religious core of Cohen's Hallelujah, this study poses a phenomenological reading of the objectification of both men and women, raising the question of desire, including gender issues and both homosexual and heterosexual desire. A review of critical thinking about musical performance as 'currency' and consumed commodity takes up Adorno's reading of Benjamin's analysis of the work of art in the age of mechanical reproduction as applied to music/radio/sound and the persistent role of 'recording consciousness'. Ultimately, the question of what Nietzsche called the becoming-human-of-dissonance is explored in terms of both ancient tragedy and Beethoven's striking deployment of dissonance as Nietzsche analyses both as playing with suffering, discontent, and pain itself, a playing for the sake not of language or sense but musically, as joy.

The Effects Of Music

Author : Max Schoen
ISBN : 9781136309694
Genre : Psychology
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First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

The Musical Standard

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ISBN : MINN:319510019356798
Genre : Music
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