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The Singing Neanderthals: The Origins of Music, Language, Mind, and Body
The Singing Neanderthals: The Origins of Music, Language, Mind, and Body
by Steven Mithen
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A Granta 2008 Book of the... (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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Musicophilia is a fascinating look at music and its effects on our brains. Who but Oliver Sacks could make such a compulsively readable book?... (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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Guitar Zero: The New Musician and the Science of Learning
Guitar Zero: The New Musician and the Science of Learning
by Gary Marcus
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Just about every human being knows how to listen to music, but what does it take to make music? Is musicality something we are born with? Or a skill that anyone can develop at any time? If you don't start piano at the age of six, is there any hope? Is... (read more)

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The Music Lesson: A Spiritual Search for Growth through Music
The Music Lesson: A Spiritual Search for Growth through Music
by Victor L. Wooten
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From Grammy-winning musical icon and legendary bassist Victor L. Wooten comes The Music Lesson, the story of a struggling young musician who wanted music to be his life, and who wanted his life to be great. Then, from nowhere it seemed, a teacher arrived.... (read more)

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Listening Subjects: Music, Psychoanlysis Culture
Listening Subjects: Music, Psychoanlysis Culture
by David Schwarz
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In Listening Subjects, David Schwarz uses psychoanalytic techniques to probe the visceral experiences of music listeners. Using classical, popular, and avant-garde music as texts, Schwarz addresses intriguing questions: why do bodies develop goose bumps... (read more)

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Harmonies of Heaven and Earth: Mysticism in Music from Antiquity to the Avant-Garde
Harmonies of Heaven and Earth: Mysticism in Music from Antiquity to the Avant-Garde
by Joscelyn Godwin
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Joscelyn Godwin explores music's effects on matter, living things, and human behavior. Turning to metaphysical accounts of the higher worlds and theories of celestial harmony, the author follows the path of musical inspiration on its descent to Earth... (read more)

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Essential Music Intelligence
Essential Music Intelligence
by Louise Montello
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Montello writes that everyone has the innate ability to use music for healing, creativity and radiant wholeness. This book provides a systematic program for showing readers how to engage with music in this way. 6 illustrations.... (read more)

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The Power of Sound: How to Manage Your Personal Soundscape for a Vital, Productive, and Healthy Life, with CD (Audio)
The Power of Sound: How to Manage Your Personal Soundscape for a Vital, Productive, and Healthy Life, with CD (Audio)
by Joshua Leeds
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Discover firsthand in this book/CD set the powerful effects sound has on you and learn to customize your own soundscape for a better quality of life. • Sound pioneer Joshua Leeds shows how to use music to reduce stress, enhance learning, improve... (read more)

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Social Psychology of Musicianship
Social Psychology of Musicianship
by Robert Henley Woody, Sr., Ph.d.
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Social Psychology of Musicianship, by Robert H. Woody, Senior Professor of Psychology, University of Nebraska at Omaha, presents seven components for musicianship - listening, studying, practicing, teaching, arranging, composing, and performing music... (read more)

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Audition Success
Audition Success
by Don Greene
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An audition can be the most frightening - and most important -- ten minutes in a young artist's career. Now comes Don Greene, a remarkable teacher who has worked with Metropolitan Opera musicians, singers from around the country, and athletes including... (read more)

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Self-Transformation Through Music (Quest Book)
Self-Transformation Through Music (Quest Book)
by Joanne Crandall
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How music can help us become aware of our inner nature.... (read more)

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Music, Brain, and Ecstacy : How Music Captures Our Imaginations (97 Edition)
Music, Brain, and Ecstacy : How Music Captures Our Imaginations (97 Edition)
by Brian Jourdain
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What makes a distant oboe's wail beautiful? Why do some kinds of music lift us to ecstasy, but not others? How can music make sense to an ear and brain evolved for detecting the approaching lion or tracking the unsuspecting gazelle? Lyrically... (read more)

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You Are Your Instrument: The Definitive Musician's Guide to Practice and Performance
You Are Your Instrument: The Definitive Musician's Guide to Practice and Performance
by Julie Lyo Lieberman
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This unique guide helps all musicians: open up new avenues of expression through a pain-free, healthy, fluid approach to music-making; overcome performance anxiety, general tension, and muscular injury; and increase learning skills and facilitate more... (read more)

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Healing Songs
Healing Songs
by Ted Gioia
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A bestselling music writer provides the first detailed exploration of the uses of music for curative purposes from ancient times to the... (read more)

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Life Streams (Quest Book)
Life Streams (Quest Book)
by Hal A Lingerman
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A truly enriched multi-dimensional experience for spiritually-minded music aficionados. Like a skilled conductor, Lingerman guides the reader through a symphony of inspiration, providing spiritual readings for every day of the year with recommended... (read more)

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Beethoven's Anvil: Music in Mind and Culture
Beethoven's Anvil: Music in Mind and Culture
by William L Benzon
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Why does the brain create music? In Beethoven's Anvil, cognitive scientist and jazz musician William Benzon finds the key to music's function in the very complexity of musical experience. Music demands that our symbol-processing capacities, motor skills,... (read more)

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The Inner Game of Music
The Inner Game of Music
by Barry Green
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By the best-selling co-author of Inner Tennis, here's a book designed to help  musicians overcome obstacles, help improve  concentration, and reduce nervousness, allowing them to  reach new levels of performing excellence... (read more)

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The Mozart Effect: Tapping the Power of Music to Heal the Body, Strengthen the Mind, and Unlock the Creative Spirit
The Mozart Effect: Tapping the Power of Music to Heal the Body, Strengthen the Mind, and Unlock the Creative Spirit
by Don Campbell
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Anyone who has ever seen a two-year-old start bouncing to a beat knows that music speaks to us on a very deep level. But it took celebrated teacher and music visionary Don Campbell to show us just how deep, with his landmark book The Mozart Effect... (read more)

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The Secret Power of Music
The Secret Power of Music
by David Tame
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This study of the hidden side of music and its subtle effects is one of the most detailed books ever written on the subject.... (read more)

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