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Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain

by Oliver Sacks
Format
Book
Published
New York : Knopf, 2007.
Edition
1st ed
Language
English
ISBN
9781400040810x, 1400040817
Related Resources
Table of contents only
Contents
  • Haunted by music. A bolt from the blue : sudden musicophilia ; A strangely familiar feeling : musical seizures ; Fear of music : musicogenic epilepsy ; Music on the brain : imagery and imagination ; Brain worms, sticky music and catchy tunes ; Musical hallucinations
  • A range of musicality. Sense and sensibility : a range of musicality ; Things fall apart : amusia and dysharmonia ; Papa blows his nose in G : absolute pitch ; Pitch imperfect : cochlear amusia ; In living stereo : why we have two ears ; Two thousand operas : musical savants ; An auditory world : musicality and blindness ; The key of clear green : synesthesia and music
  • Memory, movement, and music. In the moment : music and amnesia ; Speech and song : music therapy and aphasia ; Accidental davening : dyskinesia and cantillation ; Touch heaven : music and Tourette's syndrome ; Keeping time : rhythm and movement ; Kinetic melody: music therapy and parkinson's disease
  • Phantom fingers: the case of the one-armed pianist ; Athletes of the small muscles : musician's dystonia
  • Emotion, identity, and music. Awake and asleep : musical dreams ; Indifference to music ; Lamentations : music and depression ; The case of Harry S. : music and emotion ; Irrepressible : music and the temporal lobes ; A hypermusical species : Williams syndrome ; Music and identity : music therapy and dementia.
Description
381 p. ; 22 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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