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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Daniel J Levitin
|Description:||x, 322 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.|
|Contents:||Introduction: I love music and I love science - why would I want to mix the two? --
What is music?: from pitch to timbre --
Foot tapping: discerning rhythm, loudness, and harmony --
Behind the curtain: music and the mind machine --
Anticipation: what we expect from Liszt (and Ludacris) --
You know my name, look up the number: how we categorize music --
After dessert, crick was still four seats away from me: music, emotion, and the reptilian brain --
What makes a musician?: expertise dissected --
My favorite things: why do we like the music we like? --
The music instinct: evolution's #1 hit.
|Responsibility:||Daniel J. Levitin.|