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Sweet Anticipation

Author : David Brian Huron
ISBN : 9780262083454
Genre : Psychology
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A theory of expectations is used to explain how music evokes various emotions; for readers interested in cognitive science and evolutionary psychology as well as music.

Sweet Anticipation

Author : Kathy Clark
ISBN : 0373162243
Genre : Fiction
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Emotion And Meaning In Music

Author : Leonard B. Meyer
ISBN : 9780226521374
Genre : Music
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"Altogether it is a book that should be required reading for any student of music, be he composer, performer, or theorist. It clears the air of many confused notions . . . and lays the groundwork for exhaustive study of the basic problem of music theory and aesthetics, the relationship between pattern and meaning."—David Kraehenbuehl, Journal of Music Theory "This is the best study of its kind to have come to the attention of this reviewer."—Jules Wolffers, The Christian Science Monitor "It is not too much to say that his approach provides a basis for the meaningful discussion of emotion and meaning in all art."—David P. McAllester, American Anthropologist "A book which should be read by all who want deeper insights into music listening, performing, and composing."—Marcus G. Raskin, Chicago Review

Expecting Baby

Author : Judy Ford
ISBN : 9781609252502
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Pregnancy remains one of life's biggest adventures--a time filled with wonderment as well as new thought, feelings, and worries. Wisely and gently, Judy Ford guides new mothers through every month and phase of this very special time. Written in Judy Ford's characteristically warm and supportive style, Expecting Baby is an emotional and spiritual handbook for mothers to help get them through one of life's great adventures: pregnancy. Filled with practical wisdom and insight, Expecting Baby is a great gift of comfort, support and encouragement. From morning sickness, stretch marks and getting support from family and friends to decorating the nursery, food cravings and sex while pregnant, the reader will learn to sift through the troublesome glitches to discover satisfaction and delight in her pregnancy. When she is moody and can't touch her toes, when she's fearful and just wants this baby out, Expecting Baby will help remind her what the journey is all about.

Comparing Notes How We Make Sense Of Music

Author : Adam Ockelford
ISBN : 9781681778105
Genre : Music
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How does music work? Indeed, what is (or isn’t) music? We are all instinctively musical, but why? Adam Ockelford has the answers. A tap of the foot, a rush of emotion, the urge to hum a tune; without instruction or training we all respond intuitively to music. Comparing Notes explores what music is, why all of us are musical, and how abstract patterns of sound that might not appear to mean anything can, in fact, be so meaningful. Taking the reader on a clear and compelling tour of major twentieth century musical theories, Professor Adam Ockelford arrives at his own important psychologically grounded theory of how music works. From pitch and rhythm to dynamics and timbre, he shows how all the elements of music cohere through the principle of imitation to create an abstract narrative in sound that we instinctively grasp, whether listening to Bach or the Beatles. Authoritative, engaging, and full of wonderful examples from across the musical spectrum, Comparing Notes is essential reading for anyone who’s ever loved a song, sonata, or symphony, and wondered why.

The Rhythmic Structure Of Music

Author : Grosvenor Cooper
ISBN : 0226115224
Genre : Music
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In this influential book on the subject of rhythm, the authors develop a theoretical framework based essentially on a Gestalt approach, viewing rhythmic experience in terms of pattern perception or groupings. Musical examples of increasing complexity are used to provide training in the analysis, performance, and writing of rhythm, with exercises for the student's own work. "This is a path-breaking work, important alike to music students and teachers, but it will make profitable reading for performers, too."—New York Times Book Review "When at some future time theories of rhythm . . . are . . . as well understood, and as much discussed as theories of harmony and counterpoint . . . they will rest in no small measure on the foundations laid by Cooper and Meyer in this provocative dissertation on the rhythmic structure of music."—Notes ". . . . a significant, courageous and, on the whole, successful attempt to deal with a very controversial and neglected subject. Certainly no one who takes the time to read it will emerge from the experience unchanged or unmoved."—Journal of Music Theory The late GROSVENOR W. COOPER, author of Learning to Listen, was professor of music at the University of California at Santa Cruz.

Hearing In Time

Author : Justin London
ISBN : 9780199744374
Genre : Music
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When we hear music we don't just listen; we move along with it. Hearing in Time explores our innate propensity for rhythmic synchronization, drawing on research in music psychology, neurobiology, music theory, and mathematics. It looks at music from a wide range of musical styles and cultures.

Music Language And The Brain

Author : Aniruddh D. Patel
ISBN : 9780199890170
Genre : Medical
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In the first comprehensive study of the relationship between music and language from the standpoint of cognitive neuroscience, Aniruddh D. Patel challenges the widespread belief that music and language are processed independently. Since Plato's time, the relationship between music and language has attracted interest and debate from a wide range of thinkers. Recently, scientific research on this topic has been growing rapidly, as scholars from diverse disciplines, including linguistics, cognitive science, music cognition, and neuroscience are drawn to the music-language interface as one way to explore the extent to which different mental abilities are processed by separate brain mechanisms. Accordingly, the relevant data and theories have been spread across a range of disciplines. This volume provides the first synthesis, arguing that music and language share deep and critical connections, and that comparative research provides a powerful way to study the cognitive and neural mechanisms underlying these uniquely human abilities. Winner of the 2008 ASCAP Deems Taylor Award.

On Repeat

Author : Elizabeth Hellmuth Margulis
ISBN : 9780199990825
Genre : Computers
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On Repeat offers an in-depth inquiry into music's repetitive nature. Drawing on a diverse array of fields, it sheds light on a range of issues from repetition's use as a compositional tool to its role in characterizing our behavior as listeners, and considers related implications for repetition in language, learning, and communication.

Music And Memory

Author : Bob Snyder
ISBN : 0262692376
Genre : Music
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Divided into two parts, this book shows how human memory influences the organization of music. The first part presents ideas about memory and perception from cognitive psychology and the second part of the book shows how these concepts are exemplified in music.

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