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Music as Biology

The Tones We Like and Why

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HARDCOVER

$31.00 • £24.95 • €28.00

ISBN 9780674545151

Publication Date: 02/01/2017

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176 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

44 color illustrations, 2 halftones, 4 tables

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  • Preface
  • 1. Sound Signals and Sound Stimuli
  • 2. The Perception of Sound Signals
  • 3. Human Vocalization
  • 4. Music and Vocal Similarity
  • 5. Consonance and Dissonance
  • 6. Musical Scales
  • 7. Music and Emotion
  • 8. Music and Speech across Cultures
  • 9. Implications
  • Appendix: An Overview of the Human Auditory System
  • Glossary
  • Bibliography
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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