MENC Handbook of Musical Cognition and Development.

Provides techniques that explain meaning and understanding in music. This book covers such topics as: the development of skills in music performance; research on communicating music expressiveness; the neurobiology of music; and music and medicine as applied to neuroscience. It is useful for student...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Colwell, Richard
Format: eBook
Published: New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
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Table of Contents:
  • Contents; Contributors; Introduction: Music Perception and Cognition; 1 Music and Neuroscience; 2 The Neurobiology of Music Cognition and Learning; 3 Listening to Music; 4 The Development of Musical Abilities; 5 A Comparative Review of Human Ability Theory: Context, Structure, and Development; 6 Making Music and Making Sense Through Music: Expressive Performance and Communication; 7 Taking an Acquired Skills Perspective on Music Performance; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Z.