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Music and mind in everyday life

Author: Eric Clarke; Nicola Dibben; Stephanie Pitts
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012.
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What makes people want to live their lives to the sound of music? Why do so many of our most private experiences and most public spectacles incorporate - or depend on - music? This book examines  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eric Clarke; Nicola Dibben; Stephanie Pitts
ISBN: 9780198525578 0198525575
OCLC Number: 870407854
Contents: 1. Music in people's lives ; MAKING MUSIC ; 2. Motivations and skills ; 3. Expression and communication in performance ; 4. Improvising and composing ; USING MUSIC ; 5. Hearing and listening ; 6. Individuals using music ; 7. Groups using music ; ACQUIRING MUSIC ; 8. Lifelong musical development ; 9. Contexts for learning ; 10. The psychology of music - an overview
Responsibility: Eric Clarke, Nicola Dibben, Stephanie Pitts.


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It covers considerable ground most elegantly and picks out key topics as sites of debate and future research this book will be invaluable to scholars working across a number of disciplines. * The Read more...

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