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Psychology of music [electronic resource] : from sound to significance / Siu-Lan Tan, Peter Pfordhresher, and Rom Harré.

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  • ISBN: 9780203855362 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 0203855361 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xii, 349 p.) : ill.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Psychology Press, c2010.

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General Note: Description based on print version record.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 301-331) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: The scope of psychology in music -- pt. 1. Foundations ; The acoustics of music ; Sound and the neurophysiology of hearing ; Neuroscience and music -- pt. 2. The perception and cognition of music ; Perception of musical pitch and melody ; Perception of musical time ; Analysis and cognition of musical structure -- pt. 3. Development, learning and performance ; Emergence of sound and music perception ; Early musical development and education ; Toward musical ; Expertise : effective practice ; The psychology of music performance -- pt. 4. The meaning and significance of music ; The social psychology of music ; The question of meaning in music ; The emotional power of music ; Culture and music.
Subject: Music > Psychological aspects
Music > Acoustics and physics
Music > Social aspects
Genre: Electronic books.

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