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The Mind behind the Musical Ear

How Children Develop Musical Intelligence

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$43.50 • £34.95 • €39.00

ISBN 9780674576063

Publication Date: 03/15/1995


304 pages

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

1 halftone, 214 line illustrations


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Makes intriguing reading for anyone who has puzzled over the mechanism by which young children learn tunes.—Gerald Haigh, The Times Educational Supplement

[This book] will undoubtedly become required reading for all those concerned with, or undergoing, training in music education.—Andrew Peggie, Music Teacher

This book is absolutely unique. The combination of musical insight and psychological thought far outshines anything I have read bearing on the psychology of aesthetic experience.—Howard E. Gruber, Teachers College, Columbia University

I know of no other work that investigates the musical development of children in so imaginative, analytical, coherent, or, to put it bluntly, lovingly detailed a way.—Martin Brody, Wellesley College

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