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Music, the Brain, and Ecstasy: How Music Captures Our Imagination

Robert Jourdain · William Morrow & Co; 1st edition
Pages: 377
Format: Paperback

Music, the Brain, and Ecstasy is a far-reaching study of how music captivates us so completely and why we form such powerful connections to it. Leading us to an understanding of the pleasures of sound, Robert Jourdain draws on a variety of fields including science, psychology, and philosophy....
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The World in Six Songs: How the Musical Brain Created Human Nature

Daniel J Levitin · Dutton
Pages: 354
Format: Hardcover

In his enthralling and revelatory This is Your Brain on Music Daniel Levitin unpicked the pathways of the brain to reveal how human beings have been hard-wired for music. Now, in an astonishing blend of art and science, he unveils his revolutionary theory of 'Six Songs', and describes...
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1: Mel Bay Creative Keyboard Presents Beethoven Sonatas: Sonatinas and Easy Sonatas

Ludwig van Beethoven · Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Pages: 103
Format: Paperback

This unique series offers students and teachers a carefully sequenced Urtext edition of Beethoven's sonatas, gradually progressing in difficulty. Each book in the series features an informative biography of Beethoven, including a moving letter he wrote to his brothers and pictures of his parents,...
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Why? Because We Still Like You: An Oral History of the Mickey Mouse Club

Jennifer Armstrong · Grand Central Publishing; First Edition edition
Format: Book

This book will tell the behind-the-scenes story of how The Mickey Mouse Club paved the way for all that came after, from its humble beginnings as a marketing ploy, through its short but mesmerizing run, to the numerous resurrections that made it one of television's first true cult hits--all...
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The Golden Hat: Talking Back to Autism

Kate Winslet · Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover

Thank you for taking this journey with us. We hope this book brings a new awareness of the opportunity we have to help those with autism learn to communicate and realize their ambitions. People with autism have the potential to achieve great things, but only when given the appropriate support...
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