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The Resource The psychology of music, John Booth Davies

The psychology of music, John Booth Davies

Label
The psychology of music
Title
The psychology of music
Statement of responsibility
John Booth Davies
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Davies, John Booth
Dewey number
781/.15
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • music
Index
index present
LC call number
ML3830
LC item number
.D28 1978b
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Music
  • Muziekpsychologie
  • Musique
  • Music
  • Musikpsychologie
  • Muziekpsychologie
  • Music
  • Musikpsychologie
Label
The psychology of music, John Booth Davies
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy1502/77092339-b.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-234) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Psychology and music : the role of the scientific study of music -- What is music? : the physics of musical sound -- The musical present : music, viewed as a series of events -- Events of the past : the critical role of things we have heard previously, in the perception of music -- What makes a tune? : why do different people prefer different kinds of music, and why do people's preferences change? -- Some further aspects of musical perception : is there something natural, or inevitable, about the way certain musical events are perceived? -- Musical ability and musical aptitude : the problem of definition. What makes a musical person? what is the difference between aptitude and ability? -- Problems of measurement : the problems of deciding what to measure, how to measure it, and why --Test material : pitch. A review of some approaches to the testing of pitch abilities, and suggestions for alternative ways -- Test material : memory for tonal sequences. A review of some approaches to the testing of tonal memory, and suggestions for alternative ways -- Consonance and dissonance : what is the relationship between consonance/dissonance and the pleasantness or unpleasantness of a chord? -- Rhythm : tonality's poor relation. The lack of rhythmic sophistication in Western music, relative to some other cultures -- Musicians and instruments : some speculations about the personality of musicians, and its relationship to particular instruments -- Postscript
Control code
ocm04083151
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
240 pages
Isbn
9780804709804
Lccn
77092339
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, music
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780804709804
  • (OCoLC)04083151
Label
The psychology of music, John Booth Davies
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy1502/77092339-b.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-234) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Psychology and music : the role of the scientific study of music -- What is music? : the physics of musical sound -- The musical present : music, viewed as a series of events -- Events of the past : the critical role of things we have heard previously, in the perception of music -- What makes a tune? : why do different people prefer different kinds of music, and why do people's preferences change? -- Some further aspects of musical perception : is there something natural, or inevitable, about the way certain musical events are perceived? -- Musical ability and musical aptitude : the problem of definition. What makes a musical person? what is the difference between aptitude and ability? -- Problems of measurement : the problems of deciding what to measure, how to measure it, and why --Test material : pitch. A review of some approaches to the testing of pitch abilities, and suggestions for alternative ways -- Test material : memory for tonal sequences. A review of some approaches to the testing of tonal memory, and suggestions for alternative ways -- Consonance and dissonance : what is the relationship between consonance/dissonance and the pleasantness or unpleasantness of a chord? -- Rhythm : tonality's poor relation. The lack of rhythmic sophistication in Western music, relative to some other cultures -- Musicians and instruments : some speculations about the personality of musicians, and its relationship to particular instruments -- Postscript
Control code
ocm04083151
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
240 pages
Isbn
9780804709804
Lccn
77092339
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, music
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780804709804
  • (OCoLC)04083151

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