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The World in Six Songs

Levitin, Daniel J.

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ISBN 10: 0525950737 / ISBN 13: 9780525950738
Published by Dutton, New York, 2008
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Title: The World in Six Songs

Publisher: Dutton, New York

Publication Date: 2008

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: First Edition.

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Abridged CDs ? 5 CDs, 6 hours

Daniel Levitin follows up his acclaimed New York Times?bestselling first book, This Is Your Brain on Music, with The World in Six Songs, an audacious look at how the brain evolved to play and listen to music in six fundamental forms and gave rise to human culture.

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Daniel J. Levitin runs the Levitin Laboratory for Musical Perception, Cognition, and Expertise at McGill University, where he holds the Bell Chair in the Psychology of Electronic Communications. Before becoming a neuroscientist, he was a record producer with gold records to his credit and professional musician. He has published extensively in scientific journals and music trade magazines such as Grammy and Billboard.

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