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Music and Psychoanalysis

Sander Gilman.

in The Oxford Handbook of Music and the Body

P ublished online July 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Musicology and Music History; Music Cognition. 7434 words.

When theories of the psyche approach music, the question of the embodiment of music becomes a means of understanding the nature of both music and the psyche. Within psychoanalysis there are...

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Music Changes the Brain

Paul Lennard.

in The Oxford Handbook of Music and the Body

P ublished online July 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Musicology and Music History; Music Cognition. 6541 words.

This chapter examines ways in which listening to or making music changes our brains morphologically and functionally. Evidence for short-term plasticity in response to music is reviewed....

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Music Sociology Meets Neuroscience

Mia Nakamura.

in The Oxford Handbook of Music and the Body

P ublished online July 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Musicology and Music History; Music Cognition. 7143 words.

“The power of music” has been a controversial term in recent discussions regarding music and social issues. Instead of avoiding use of the term, this chapter attempts to explain the...

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Sound-Motion Bonding in Body and Mind

Rolf Inge Godøy.

in The Oxford Handbook of Music and the Body

P ublished online July 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Musicology and Music History; Music Cognition. 6659 words.

This chapter focuses on the links between sound and body motion in music. It can readily be observed that musical sound is produced by body motion and also triggers body motion in many...

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Tonic

Steven Rings.

in The Oxford Handbook of Critical Concepts in Music Theory

P ublished online January 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Ethnomusicology; Music Cognition; Music Theory and Analysis; Musicology and Music History. 11905 words.

This article proposes a general definition of tonic and explores its ramifications across repertories and intellectual traditions (cognitive, historical, ethnomusicological, music...

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