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Musicophilia : tales of music and the brain, by Oliver Sacks

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Musicophilia : tales of music and the brain
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Musicophilia
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by Oliver Sacks
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Title
Musicophilia
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Summary
Drawing on the individual experiences of patients, musicians, composers, and ordinary people, the author explores the complex human response to music, and how music can affect those suffering from a variety of ailments
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203340
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DLC
Dewey number
781/.11
Index
index present
LC call number
ML3830
LC item number
.S13 2007
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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adult
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by Oliver Sacks
Musicophilia : tales of music and the brain, by Oliver Sacks
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Musicophilia : tales of music and the brain, by Oliver Sacks
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 353-367) and index
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 ; Brainworms, 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 : music and blindness ; The key of clear green : synesthesia and music -- Memory, movement, and music. In the moment : music and amnesia ; Speech and song : aphasia and music therapy ; Accidental davening : dyskinesia and cantillation ; Come together : music and Tourette's Syndrome ; Keeping time : rhythm and movement ; Kinetic melody: Parkinson's disease and music therapy -- 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 ; Seduction and indifference ; 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 : dementia and music therapy
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ocm85692744
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Dimensions
22 cm.
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Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiv, 381 p.
Isbn
9781400040810
Lccn
2007006810
System control number
(OCoLC)85692744

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