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The Music Instinct: How Music Works and Why We Can't Do Without It

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* All human cultures seem to make music - today and through history. But why they do so, why music can excite deep passions, and how we make sense of musical sound at all are questions that have, until recently, remained profoundly mysterious. Now in The Music Instinct Philip Ball provides the first comprehensive, accessible survey of what is known - and what is still unknown - about how music works its magic, and why, as much as eating and sleeping, it seems indispensable to humanity. * Even with what appear to be the ...

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The Music Instinct: How Music Works and Why We Can't Do Without It
2012, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780199896424

Trade paperback

The Music Instinct: How Music Works and Why We Can't Do Without It
2011, Vintage, London

ISBN-13: 9780099535447

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Music Instinct: How Music Works and Why We Can't Do Without It
2010, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780199754274

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The Music Instinct: How Music Works and Why We Can't Do Without It
2010, The Bodley Head Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781847920881

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