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

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

Label
Musicophilia : tales of music and the brain
Title
Musicophilia
Title remainder
tales of music and the brain
Statement of responsibility
by Oliver Sacks
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
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
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
781/.11
Index
index present
LC call number
ML3830
LC item number
.S13 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Musicophilia : tales of music and the brain, by Oliver Sacks
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0711/2007006810.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 ; Brain worms, 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 : musicality and blindness ; The key of clear green : synesthesia and music -- Memory, movement, and music. In the moment : music and amnesia ; Speech and song : music therapy and aphasia ; Accidental davening : dyskinesia and cantillation ; Touch heaven : music and Tourette's syndrome ; Keeping time : rhythm and movement ; Kinetic melody: music therapy and parkinson's disease -- 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 ; Indifference to music ; 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 : music therapy and dementia
Dimensions
cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
pages
Isbn
9781400033539
Lccn
2007006810
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • BK0007137794
  • 476061
Label
Musicophilia : tales of music and the brain, by Oliver Sacks
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0711/2007006810.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 ; Brain worms, 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 : musicality and blindness ; The key of clear green : synesthesia and music -- Memory, movement, and music. In the moment : music and amnesia ; Speech and song : music therapy and aphasia ; Accidental davening : dyskinesia and cantillation ; Touch heaven : music and Tourette's syndrome ; Keeping time : rhythm and movement ; Kinetic melody: music therapy and parkinson's disease -- 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 ; Indifference to music ; 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 : music therapy and dementia
Dimensions
cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
pages
Isbn
9781400033539
Lccn
2007006810
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • BK0007137794
  • 476061

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