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The Musical Mind: The Cognitive Psychology of Music (Oxford Psychology Series)

 
 
 
 
The Musical Mind: The Cognitive Psychology of Music (Oxford Psychology Series)
Author: John A. Sloboda
ISBN 13: 9780198521280
ISBN 10: 198521286
Edition: Reprint
Publisher: Clarendon Press
Publication Date: 1986-05-15
Format: Paperback
Pages: 300
List Price: $80.00
 
 

In this survey of our current knowledge concerning the cognitive psychology of music, the author—a psychologist and practicing musician—examines the mental processes involved in composing, performing, listening to, and "understanding" music, and shows how such skills are acquired.