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This is Your Brain on Music : Understanding a Human Obsession, Paperback / softback Book

This is Your Brain on Music : Understanding a Human Obsession Paperback / softback


The New York Times bestselling book which examines how humans experience music and unravels the mystery of our perennial love affair with itUsing musical examples from Bach to the Beatles, Levitin reveals the role of music in human evolution, shows how our musical preferences begin to form even before we are born and explains why music can offer such an emotional experience. Music is an obsession at the heart of human nature, even more fundamental to our species than language.

In This Is Your Brain On Music Levitin offers nothing less than a new way to understand it, and its role in human life.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 336 pages
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
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  • Category: Theory of music & musicology
  • ISBN: 9780241987353

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