The Psychology of Music / Edition 2

The Psychology of Music / Edition 2

by Diana Deutsch, Diana Deutsch
     
 

ISBN-10: 0122135652

ISBN-13: 9780122135651

Pub. Date: 10/05/1998

Publisher: Elsevier Science

The First Edition of The Psychology of Music has grown from an interdisciplinary curiosity into an fully ramified subdiscipline of psychology. It has established itself as the preferred textbook in the field. The Second Edition has been completely revised to bring the reader the most up-to-date information, additional subject matter, and new contributors.  See more details below

Overview

The First Edition of The Psychology of Music has grown from an interdisciplinary curiosity into an fully ramified subdiscipline of psychology. It has established itself as the preferred textbook in the field. The Second Edition has been completely revised to bring the reader the most up-to-date information, additional subject matter, and new contributors.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780122135651
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
10/05/1998
Series:
Cognition and Perception Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
807
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 1.65(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors
Preface
1The Nature of Musical Sound
2Concert Halls: From Magic to Number Theory
3Music and the Auditory System
4The Perception of Musical Tones
5Exploration of Timbre by Analysis and Synthesis
6The Perception of Singing
7Intervals, Scales, and Tuning
8Absolute Pitch
9Grouping Mechanisms in Music
10The Processing of Pitch Combinations
11Neural Nets, Temporal Composites, and Tonality
12Hierarchical Expectation and Musical Style
13Rhythm and Timing in Music
14The Performance of Music
15The Development of Music Perception and Cognition
16Musical Ability
17Neurological Aspects of Music Perception and Performance
18Comparative Music Perception and Cognition
Index

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