Music as Biology: The Tones We Like and Why (Hardback)
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Music as Biology: The Tones We Like and Why (Hardback)

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Hardback 164 Pages / Published: 03/02/2017
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Why do human beings find some tone combinations consonant and others dissonant? Why do we make music using only a small number of scales out the billions that are possible? Dale Purves shows that rethinking music theory in biological terms offers a new approach to centuries-long debates about the organization and impact of music.

Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674545151
Number of pages: 164
Weight: 612 g
Dimensions: 156 x 235 x 20 mm

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