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The World in Six Songs: How the Musical Brain Created Human Nature

Levitin, Daniel J.

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ISBN 10: 0525950737 / ISBN 13: 9780525950738
Published by E P Dutton, New York, New York, U.S.A., 2008
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First Printing August 2008, 10 line number 10-1, light blue boards with white spine, light blue lettering on spine, 354 pages, no markings, jacket unclipped, very good tight book. Bookseller Inventory # 000060

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Title: The World in Six Songs: How the Musical ...

Publisher: E P Dutton, New York, New York, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 2008

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: 1st Edition

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Analyzes six evolutionary musical forms while identifying neural impulses that reflect the brain's development in accordance with music, drawing on cutting-edge scientific findings as well as the writer's experiences as a musician to illuminate the sophisticated biological process that accompanies the musical experience.

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Daniel J. Levitin runs the Laboratory for Musical Perception, Cognition, and Expertise at McGill University. Before becoming a research scientist, he was a record producer and professional musician. As a producer, he has a number of gold records to his credit, and has worked on albums by artists such as Stevie Wonder, Steely Dan, Midnight Oil, and kd lang. He has played professionally with Mel Torme, Blue Oyster Cult, and David Byrne, and has published extensively in scientific journals such as Science and Neuron and audio trade journals such as Grammy, Billboard, and Audio.

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