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Music and the Mind

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"Writing with grace and clarity...he touches on everything from the evolution of the Western tonal system, to the Freudian theory of music as infantile escapism, to the differing roles o the right and left brain in perceiving music."

WALL STREET JOURNAL

Drawing on his own life long passion for music and synthesizing the theories of Plato, Schopenhauer, Stravinsky, Nietzsche, Bartok, and others, distinguished author and psychologist Anthony Storr illuminates music's deep beauty and timeless truth and why and how music is one of the fundamental activities of mankind.

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Synopsis:

Storr, the bestselling author of Solitude, explores the intimate effects of music, and the reasons for its central place in our lives. He traces the origins of music and its functional development in society as entertainment, communication, and therapy, making a powerful argument for the universality and centrality of music.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 189-207) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780345383181
Author:
Storr, Anthony
Publisher:
Ballantine Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
History & Criticism *
Subject:
Social aspects
Subject:
Music
Subject:
Appreciation
Subject:
Music and society
Subject:
Creative Ability
Subject:
History & Criticism - General
Subject:
Instruction & Study - Appreciation
Subject:
Music-Music Appreciation
Subject:
music;psychology;philosophy
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
1
Publication Date:
19931019
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
8 x 5.2 x 0.5 in 0.525 lb

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