Musical Cognition: A Science of Listening

Musical Cognition: A Science of Listening

by Henkjan Honing (Editor)

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ISBN-13: 9781412852920
Publisher: Transaction Publishers
Publication date: 09/30/2013
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 166
Sales rank: 1,103,611
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Henkjan Honing is the KNAW-Hendrik Muller Chair at the Institute for Logic, Language and Computation (ILLC), University of Amsterdam. Honing is the author of over 150 international publications in the area of music cognition and music technology.

Henkjan Honing is the KNAW-Hendrik Muller Chair at the Institute for Logic, Language and Computation (ILLC), University of Amsterdam. Honing is the author of over 150 international publications in the area of music cognition and music technology.

Table of Contents

Preface
Part 1: De do do do, de da da da Babble Music
1 First Listening Experiences
2 The Illiterate Listener
3 What this Book Is About
Part 2: Ooh-ooh-ooh The Magic of Music
4 Music as Mystery
5 Music as Language
6 Music as Sound
Part 3: Hmmm . . . Music and Musicality
7 We're Musical Creatures
8 Measuring the Beat
9 Do You Recognize this Melody?
Part 4: Ta-ta-ta-ta-ta Music as Cognition
10 The Secret of the "Loud Rest"
11 The Secret of the Details
12 The Secret, Mapped Out
Part 5: Aha! Music in Our Heads
13 The Musical Listener
14 Listening and Learning
15 Encore
Afterword
Index

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