Beethoven's Anvil: Music In Mind And Culture
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Beethoven's Anvil: Music In Mind And Culture

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Why does the brain create music? In Beethoven's Anvil, cognitive scientist and jazz musician William Benzon finds the key to music's function in the very complexity of musical experience. Music demands that our symbol-processing capacities, motor skills, emotional and communicative skills all work in close coordination-not only within our own heads but with the heads (and...more
Hardcover, 352 pages
Published October 24th 2001 by Basic Books
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