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Music, thought, and feeling : understanding the psychology of music

Author: William Forde Thompson
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2009.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Forde Thompson
ISBN: 9780195377071 0195377079 9780195140859 0195140850
OCLC Number: 804188396
Description: VIII, 311 p. : il. ; 24 cm
Contents: PREFACE ; CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION ; LEARNING OUTCOMES ; Overview of Book Contents ; Abiding Controversies ; Recent Areas of Research Growth ; Additional Readings ; CHAPTER 2: ORIGINS OF MUSIC ; LEARNING OUTCOMES ; Prehistoric Music ; Adaptationist Accounts ; Theories Based on Reproductive Benefits ; Theories Based on Survival Benefits ; Nonadaptationist Accounts ; Precursors to Music ; Additional Readings ; CHAPTER 3: MUSICAL BUILDING BLOCKS ; LEARNING OUTCOMES ; The Elements of Sound ; Periodic Motion ; The Discovery of Music Within Sound ; Sensory Consonance and Dissonance ; Tuning Systems ; Sensitivity to Pitch ; Models of Pitch Perception ; Absolute Pitch ; Timbre ; Reconstructing Music ; Additional Readings ; CHAPTER 4: MUSIC ACQUISITION ; LEARNING OUTCOMES ; Musical Infants ; Music in the Womb ; Investigating Music Perception Among Infants ; Melodic Contour ; Consonance and Dissonance ; Pitch Relations ; Scale Structure ; Phrase Structure ; Harmony ; Key ; Rhythm ; Memory for Music ; Learning and Enculturation ; Additional Readings ; CHAPTER 5 : PERCEIVING MUSIC STRUCTURE ; LEARNING OUTCOMES ; Arrangements of Sound ; Relative Pitch ; Melodic Contour ; Scale Structure ; Large-Scale Structure ; Melodic Expectancies ; Implicit Memory for Music ; Implied Harmony ; Musical Key ; Implied Key ; Rhythm ; Additional Readings ; CHAPTER 6: MUSIC AND EMOTION ; LEARNING OUTCOMES ; Emotion Work ; Emotion and Cognition ; Theories of Music and Emotion ; Empirical Studies ; Do Listeners Agree on the Emotional Meaning of Music? ; How Do Listeners Respond Emotionally to Music? ; Compositional and Expressive Signals of Emotion ; What Properties of Music Lead to an Emotional Response? ; Is There a Universal Link Between Music and Emotion? ; Sources of Emotion in Music ; Additional Readings ; CHAPTER 7: MUSIC AND THE BRAIN ; LEARNING OUTCOMES ; What's in a Brain? ; The Search for Music Inside the Brain ; Neurological Disorders ; Techniques of Neuroimaging ; Neuroimaging and Music ; A Rapidly Evolving Field ; Additional Readings ; CHAPTER 8: PERFORMING MUSIC ; LEARNING OUTCOMES ; Playing Music ; Acquiring Performance Skill ; Communicating Musical Structure ; Communicating Emotional Meaning ; Singing ; Improvising ; Gestures and Facial Expressions ; Evaluating Performance ; The Craft of the Performer ; Additional Readings ; CHAPTER 9: COMPOSING MUSIC ; LEARNING OUTCOMES ; The Radius of Creativity ; Composers and Listeners ; Cognitive Constraints on Composition ; Composing with Multiple Voices ; Where Do New Ideas Come From? ; The Craft of Music Composition ; CHAPTER 10: MUSIC AND OTHER ABILITIES ; LEARNING OUTCOMES ; Is Music Unique? ; Short-Term Effects of Music ; Long-Term Benefits of Music ; Educational Implications ; Additional Readings ; GLOSSARY ; REFERENCES ; AUTHOR INDEX ; SUBJECT INDEX
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