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Generative Processes in Music

Edited by John Sloboda.

January 2001; published online March 2012.

Book. Subjects: music theory. 316 pages.

Whereas most of the literature in the psychology of music has focused on the processes involved when listening to music, little has been written about the processes involved in making...

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Thinking in Sound

Edited by Stephen McAdams and Emmanuel Bigand.

April 1993; published online March 2012.

Book. Subjects: music theory. 370 pages.

The realm of auditory cognition is beginning to affirm itself as a new research orientation. Until now, no volume has existed that covers in a didactic fashion the whole range of subjects...

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Musical Beginnings

Edited by Irene Deliège and John Sloboda.

February 1996; published online March 2012.

Book. Subjects: music theory. 238 pages.

The question ‘From where, and by what mechanisms, does an individual's musical ability originate?’ is a subject of major interest both to music psychologists and musicians, heightened by...

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The Musical Temperament

Anthony E. Kemp.

March 1996; published online March 2012.

Book. Subjects: music theory. 296 pages.

In their attempts to understand the nature of musicianship, music psychologists have generally focused their attention on cognitive processes and abilities. Although a kind of folklore has...

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The Cognitive Neuroscience of Music

Edited by Isabelle Peretz and Robert J. Zatorre.

July 2003; published online March 2012.

Book. Subjects: music theory. 466 pages.

Music offers a unique opportunity to understand better the organization of the human brain. Like language, music exists in all human societies. Like language, music is a complex,...

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Musical Excellence

Edited by Aaron Williamon.

June 2004; published online March 2012.

Book. Subjects: music theory. 320 pages.

This book offers new perspectives and practical guidance for enhancing performance and managing the stress that typically accompanies performance situations. Specific recommendations are...

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Music and mind in everyday life

Eric Clarke, Nicola Dibben and Stephanie Pitts.

October 2009; published online March 2012.

Book. Subjects: music theory. 224 pages.

Music pervades everyday life. In so many ways, music marks and orchestrates the ways in which people experience the world together. What is it that makes people want to live their lives to...

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Musical Communication

Edited by Dorothy Miell, Raymond MacDonald and David J. Hargreaves.

July 2005; published online March 2012.

Book. Subjects: music theory. 452 pages.

Music is a powerful means of communication. It provides a means by which people can share emotions, intentions, and meanings even though their spoken languages may be mutually...

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Facing the Music

Huib Schippers.

November 2009; published online February 2010.

Book. Subjects: ethnomusicology. 288 pages.

Facing the Music investigates the practices and ideas that have grown from some five decades of cultural diversity in music education, developments in ethnomusicology, and the...

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Seeing Through Music

Peter Franklin.

July 2011; published online September 2011.

Book. Subjects: popular music. 224 pages.

Critical theorists have noted a regressive discourse of gender running through much modernist cultural commentary; they have highlighted ways in which its value-laden language is often...

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