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This Is The Voice
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|January 26, 2021

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A New York Times bestselling writer explores what our unique sonic signature reveals about our species, our culture, and each one of us. Finally, a vital topic that has never had its own book gets its due. There’s no shortage of books about public speaking…
The World In Six Songs
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|August 11, 2009

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Daniel Levitin's new book showcases his daring theory of "six songs," illuminating how the brain evolved to play and listen to music in six fundamental forms- for knowledge, friendship, ceremony, joy, comfort, and love. Blending cutting-edge scientific findings…
Sounds for Kids age 1-3 (Engage Early Readers: Children's Learning Books) with FREE EBOOK

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This book introduces basic sounds and develops early language skills using images of things that every kid should know. Vibrant colors and images are designed to attract the attention of babies and toddlers. This book will help children identify many important…

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An NPR Best Book of 2017 "This is not a book about why vinyl sounds better; it's way more interesting than that . . . [it] is full of things I didn't know, like why people yell into cellphones . . . Ultimately, it's about how we consume sound as a society ?…
Bad Singer: The Surprising Science of Tone Deafness and How We Hear Music

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Tim Falconer, a self-confessed "bad singer," always wanted to make music, but soon after he starts singing lessons, he discovers that he's part of only 2.5 percent of the population afflicted with amusia - in other words, he is scientifically tone-deaf. While…
Sound And Noise: A Listener's Guide To Everyday Life

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This book is about how you listen and what you hear, about how to have a dialogue with the sounds around you. Marcia Jenneth Epstein gives readers the impetus and the tools to understand the sounds and noise that define their daily lives in this groundbreaking…
Music, Math, and Mind: The Physics and Neuroscience of Music
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|This title releases April 27, 2021

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Ways Of Hearing
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|April 9, 2019

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A writer-musician examines how the switch from analog to digital audio is changing our perceptions of time, space, love, money, and power. Our voices carry farther than ever before, thanks to digital media. But how are they being heard? In this book, Damon…
Spaces Speak, Are You Listening?: Experiencing Aural Architecture
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|September 18, 2009

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How we experience space by listening: the concepts of aural architecture, with examples ranging from Gothic cathedrals to surround sound home theater. We experience spaces not only by seeing but also by listening. We can navigate a room in the dark, and "hear"…
Arvo Pärt: Sounding The Sacred
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|December 1, 2020

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Scholarly writing on the music of Arvo Pärt is situated primarily in the fields of musicology (analyzing Pärt's signature "tintinnabuli" method), cultural and media studies (Pärt's audience is uncannily broad within and beyond the contemporary classical world)…
Analog Days: The Invention and Impact of the Moog Synthesizer

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Though ubiquitous today, available as a single microchip and found in any electronic device requiring sound, the synthesizer when it first appeared was truly revolutionary. Something radically new--an extraordinary rarity in musical culture--it was an instrument…
Why You Love Music: From Mozart To Metallica--the Emotional Power Of Beautiful Sounds

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A delightful journey through the psychology and science of music, Why You Love Music is the perfect book for anyone who loves a tune. Music plays a hugely important role in our emotional, intellectual, and even physical lives. It impacts the ways we work, relax,…
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