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Musical communication

Author: Dorothy Miell; Raymond A R MacDonald; David J Hargreaves
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.
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This volume brings together leading researchers to examine how music can be used to communicate and the biological, cognitive, social, and cultural processes with underlie such communication. It will be valuable for all those involved in music cognition, music education and communication studies.

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dorothy Miell; Raymond A R MacDonald; David J Hargreaves
ISBN: 0198529368 9780198529361 019852935X 9780198529354
OCLC Number: 58546138
Description: xvi, 433 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: How do people communicate using music? / David J. Hargreaves, Raymond Macdonald, and Dorothy Miell --
Music and meaning, ambiguity, and evolution / Ian Cross --
Music and conversation / R. Keith Sawyer --
Part I. Cognition, representation and communication --
Music cognition : defining constraints on musical communication / Annabel J. Cohen --
From mimesis to catharsis : expression, perception, and induction of emotion in music / Patrik N. Juslin --
Representation, cognition, and musical communication : invented notation in children's musical communication / Margaret Barrett --
How the conventions of music notation shape musical perception and performance / Jeanne Bamberger --
Part II. Embodied communication --
Rhythm, human temporality, and brain function / Michael H. Thaut --
Part III. Musical companionship, musical community --
Music therapy and the process and value of musical communication / Gary Ansdell and Mercédès Pavilcevic --
Bodily communication in musical performance / Jane Davidson --
Singing as communication / Graham F. Welch --
Part IV. Communication in learning and education --
Musical communication and children's communities of musical practice / Margaret Barrett --
Musical communication between adults and young children / Susan Young --
Pedagogical communication in the music classroom / Charles Byrne --
Part V. Cultural contexts of communication --
Talking about music : a vehicle for identity development / Raymond Macdonald, Dorothy Miell, and Graeme Wilson --
Hippies vs hip-hop-heads : an exploration of music's ability to communicate an alternative political agenda from the perspective of two divergent musical genres / Janis Mcnair and John Powles --
Communication in Indian raga performance / Martin Clayton --
The role of music communication in cinema / Scott D. Lipscomb and David E. Tolchinsky --
Musical communication in commercial contexts / Adrian C. North and David J. Hargreaves.
Responsibility: edited by Dorothy Miell, Raymond MacDonald, David J. Hargreaves.
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Chapters are penned by a sparkling line-up of academic and applied researchers, including music psychologists, therapists and educationalists; consequently it covers a wide variety of perspectives, Read more...

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