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Music - Philosophy & Social Aspects
Author: Hanif Abdurraqib | Narrator: JD Jackson
Release Date: March 30, 2021
NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST • “A masterpiece” (Minneapolis Star Tribune), a “devastating” (The New York Times) meditation on Black performance in America from the MacArthur “Genius Grant” Fellow and bestselli...
Author: Dr. Anita Collins | Narrator: Olivia Mackenzie-Smith
Release Date: March 16, 2021
An expert in cognitive development and music education reveals the remarkable and surprising benefits that playing--or even appreciating--music offers to children.The latest cognitive research has revealed something extraordinary: learning music and ...
Author: Victor L. Wooten | Narrator: Various and Victor L. Wooten
Release Date: February 23, 2021
Grammy Award winner Victor Wooten's inspiring parable of the importance of music and the threats that it faces in today's world.We may not realize it as we listen to the soundtrack of our lives through tiny earbuds, but music and all that it encompas...
Author: Daniel J. Levitin | Narrator: Daniel J. Levitin
Release Date: February 04, 2020
Whether you load your iPod with Bach or Bono, music has a significant role in your life—even if you never realized it. Why does music evoke such powerful moods? The answers are at last be- coming clear, thanks to revolutionary neuroscience and ...
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Author: Oliver Sacks | Narrator: Simon Prebble
Release Date: October 16, 2007
Music can move us to the heights or depths of emotion. It can persuade us to buy something, or remind us of our first date. It can lift us out of depression when nothing else can. It can get us dancing to its beat.  But the power of music goes m...
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