Music : A Story of Tonal Gravity, Melodic Objects, and Motion in Tonal Space

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This book tells a story about magic of music from a dual perspective of cognitive science and musical practice. Music is able to communicate complex emotions and idea. We still do not understand how this communication is accomplished. In music we encounter a special kind of transfer of information, based on remarkably primitive principle: perceived tension.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 8.64mm | 272.15g
  • United States
  • English
  • colour illustrations
  • 1507534736
  • 9781507534731

About Marina Korsakova-Kreyn

Marina Korsakova-Kreyn is a professional pianist and researcher in music perception. She is a graduate of Nizhny Novgorod State Conservatory, Russia and School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences at the University of Texas at Dallas. Her story about music brings together science and musicianship.
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