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Title Music and the brain : studies in the neurology of music / edited by Macdonald Critchley and R.A. Henson ; with a foreword by Sir Michael Tippett
Published London : William Heinemann Medical Books, 1977


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Description xiv, 459 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Part I. Neurological aspects of musical experience / R.A. Henson -- The inheritance of musicality / R.T.C. Pratt -- Psychological and Physiological aspects of hearing / J.D. Hood -- Brains and hands / C.G. Phillips -- Anatomy and physiology of voice production : the phenomenal voice / A.S. Khambata -- Some neural and mechanical aspects of singing / T.A. Sears -- Memory and attention in music / Diana Deutsch -- The timing and time of musicians / W. Gooddy -- Musical faculty and cerebral dominance / A.R. Dams̀io, Hanna Dams̀io -- Musical ability : a neuropsychological interpretation / Maria A. Wyke -- The development of early musical talent in famous composers : a biographical review / D.F. Scott, Adrienne Moffett -- Music, emotion and autonomic function / G. Harrer, H. Harrer -- Ecstatic and synaesthetic experiences during musical perception / Macdonald Critchley -- The language of music / R.A. Henson -- The search for a morphological substrate in the brains of eminent persons including musicians : a historical review / A. Meyer -- Is there an anatomical localisation for musical faculties? / N. Wertheim
Part II. Neurological disorders in performing musicians / J.N. Blau, R.A. Henson -- Deafness and musical appreciation / J.D. Hood -- Musicogenic epilepsy. 1, The beginnings / Macdonald Critchley -- Musicogenic epilepsy. 2, The later story : its relation to auditory hallucinatory phenomena / D.F. Scott -- Occupational palsies in musical performers / Macdonald Critchley -- The amusias / A.L. Benton -- Music and mental disorder / W.H. Trethowan -- Musical therapy in the field of psychiatry and neurology / N. Schipkowensky
Notes Also published: Springfield, Ill. : C.C. Thomas, 1977
Bibliography Includes bibliographies and index
Subject Brain -- Physiology.
Music -- Physiological aspects.
Music -- Psychological aspects.
Music [MESH]
Neurophysiology [MESH]
Psychophysiology [MESH]
Nervous System Physiological Phenomena.
Brain -- physiology.
Nervous System Physiological Phenomena.
Author Critchley, Macdonald.
Henson, R. A.
LC no. 77371202
ISBN 0433067039