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Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain by Oliver Sacks
Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain

Virginia LaBrie, January 26, 2011

As a follower of Dr Sacks, all his books are fascinating! This one in particular takes the reader along on an adventure of discovery from those persons who are totally tone deaf, can't bear hearing music, struck by lightening and become composers and concert pianists to those who hear music in their brains, and are not mentally ill. It shows how the people afflicted with degenerative disorders such as Parkinsons and Alzimers can participate in the rhythm of music when hearing it and move as though these disorders were not a part of their daily lives. All in all, an eye opener which increases the appreciation of all the ways music can be different, healing and necessary for total health.
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