Musicophilia : tales of music and the brain / Oliver Sacks
Book | Alfred A. Knopf | 2007. | 1st ed.
Available at St Charles Second Floor (Call number: ML 3830 .S13 2007)

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Published
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2007.
Description
xiv, 381 pages ; 22 cm
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 353-367) and index.
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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 ; Brainworms, 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 : music and blindness ; The key of clear green : synesthesia and music -- Memory, movement, and music. In the moment : music and amnesia ; Speech and song : aphasia and music therapy ; Accidental davening : dyskinesia and cantillation ; Come together : music and Tourette's Syndrome ; Keeping time : rhythm and movement ; Kinetic melody: Parkinson's disease and music therapy ; 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 ; Seduction and indifference ; 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 : dementia and music therapy.
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9781400040810
1400040817
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