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Title Why you love music : from Mozart to Metallica--the emotional power of beautiful sounds / John Powell.
Author Powell, John, 1955-
Publication New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2016.
Edition First edition.
Description viii, 310 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Call # 781.11 P
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-297) and index.
Contents What is your taste in music? -- Lyrics, and meaning in music -- Music and your emotions -- Repetition, surprises and goose bumps -- Music as medicine -- Can music make you more intelligent? -- From psycho to star wars-the power of movie music -- Are you musically talented? -- A few notes about notes -- What's in a tune? -- Untangling the tune from the accompaniment -- Don't believe everything you hear -- Dissonance -- How musicians push our emotional buttons -- Why you love music -- Fiddly details A : timbre -- B : post-skip reversal -- C : harmonizing a tune -- D : how many tunes are hidden in the harmony? -- E : scales and keys.
Subject Music appreciation.
Music -- Psychological aspects.
ISBN 9780316260657 :
0316260657 :

Location CALL # Status Message
 Sheepshead Non-Fic  781.11 P    DUE 06-17-21