Music and the Mind

Storr, Anthony (Book - 1992 )
Music and the Mind

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Examines the psychological, emotional, historical and philosophical roles of the musical experience in a person's life. This text looks at music as both a social and a solitary experience and supports the contention that music is the most significant experience in life.
Authors: Storr, Anthony
Title: Music and the mind
Publisher: New York : Free Press ; Toronto : Maxwell Macmillan Canada ; New York : Maxwell Macmillan International, c1992
Characteristics: xii, 212 p. ;,25 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Anthony Storr
Notes: Includes index
ISBN: 0029316219
Branch Call Number: 781.1 S886m
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 189-207)
Subject Headings: Music Social aspects Music Philosophy and aesthetics Music Physiological aspects Music Psychological aspects
Topical Term: Music
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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 ac... Read More »

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