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This Is Your Brain on Music: The Science of a Human Obsession
This Is Your Brain on Music: The Science of a Human Obsession
by Daniel J. Levitin
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A revelation for music buffs and science geeks — and all the better if you happen to be both. How do memory and music work together? What makes timbre? How do writers like Lennon and McCartney, or John Coltrane and Miles Davis, manipulate our... (read more)

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Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain
Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain
by Oliver Sacks
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With the same trademark compassion and erudition he brought to The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, Oliver Sacks explores the place music occupies in the brain and how it affects the human condition. In Musicophilia, he shows us a variety of what he... (read more)

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The Violin Maker: A Search for the Secrets of Craftsmanship, Sound, and Stradivari
The Violin Maker: A Search for the Secrets of Craftsmanship, Sound, and Stradivari
by John Marchese
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How does a simple piece of wood become the king of instruments? The violin does something remarkable, magical, and evocative. It is capable of bringing to life the mathematical marvels of Bach, the moan of a Gypsy melody, the wounded dignity of Beethoven'... (read more)

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Hell Bent for Leather: Confessions of a Heavy Metal Addict (P.S.)
Hell Bent for Leather: Confessions of a Heavy Metal Addict (P.S.)
by Seb Hunter
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Seb Hunter wasn't just a heavy metal fan. He was a blind devotee who threw away his education and future prospects to become a rock star. In Hell Bent for Leather, he reaches into the most embarrassing depths of the family photo album to reveal his Wayne'... (read more)

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Evening in the Palace of Reason: Bach Meets Frederick the Great in the Age of Enlightenment (P.S.)
Evening in the Palace of Reason: Bach Meets Frederick the Great in the Age of Enlightenment (P.S.)
by James R. Gaines
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Johann Sebastian Bach created what may be the most celestial and profound body of music in history; Frederick the Great built the colossus we now know as Germany, and along with it a template for modern warfare. Their fleeting encounter in 1757 signals a... (read more)

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