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A look at music and its relation to human perception traces the origins of music and its functional development in human society as entertainment, communication, and therapy, arguing for the universality and centrality of music.
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g with grace and clarity...he touches on everything from the evolution of the Western tonal system, to the Freudian theory of music as infantile escapism, to the differing roles o the right and left brain in perceiving music."
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Drawing on his own life long passion for music and synthesizing the theories of Plato, Schopenhauer, Stravinsky, Nietzsche, Bartok, and others, distinguished author and psychologist Anthony Storr illuminates music's deep beauty and timeless truth and why and how music is one of the fundamental activities of mankind.
The editor, Anthony Storr, is a doctor, psychiatrist and analyst (trained in the school of C.G.) and author of 'Jung' (a Fontana Modern Master,1973) amongst many others.
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Book Description Free Press, 1992. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110029316219
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Book Description The Free Press/Macmillan, New York, 1992. Hardcover. Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: new. First edition/first printing.. ISBN:0029316219. [4to] xii.212p. notes. biblio. index. New in dj protected against war and tear in Brodart Archival Mylar. Seller Inventory # 107954