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Multimodal Music in Infancy and Early Childhood  

Sandra E. Trehub

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Oct 2019
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Sep 2018
Music in the early years is best understood as creative play with sound and body. Infants are highly responsive observers of mothers’ multimodal singing, which consists of expressive ... More

Music and Psychoanalysis  

Sander L. Gilman

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Oct 2019
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Jul 2018
When theories of the psyche approach music, the question of the embodiment of music becomes a means of understanding the nature of both music and the psyche. Within psychoanalysis there are ... More

Music Changes the Brain  

Paul Lennard

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Oct 2019
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Jul 2018
This chapter examines ways in which listening to or making music changes our brains morphologically and functionally. Evidence for short-term plasticity in response to music is reviewed. ... More

Music Sociology Meets Neuroscience  

Mia Nakamura

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Oct 2019
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Jul 2018
“The power of music” has been a controversial term in recent discussions regarding music and social issues. Instead of avoiding use of the term, this chapter attempts to explain the ... More

Sound-Motion Bonding in Body and Mind  

Rolf Inge Godøy

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Oct 2019
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Jul 2018
This chapter focuses on the links between sound and body motion in music. It can readily be observed that musical sound is produced by body motion and also triggers body motion in many ... More

Tonic  

Steven Rings

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Jan 2020
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Jan 2015
This article proposes a general definition of tonic and explores its ramifications across repertories and intellectual traditions (cognitive, historical, ethnomusicological, music ... More

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