Music and the Nerves, 1700-1900

Editors: Kennaway, J. (Ed.)

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The relationship between music and the nervous system is now the subject of intense interest for scientists and people in the humanities, but this is by no means a new phenomenon. This volume sets out the history of the relationship between neurology and music, putting the advances of our era into context.

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Professor George Rousseau, Oxford University, UK Dr. Penelope Gouk, University of Manchester, UK Dr. Ingrid J. Sykes, La Trobe University, Australia Dr. Pilar León-Sanz, University of Navarra, Spain Dr. Aris Sarafianos, University of Ioannina, Greece Professor Julene K Johnson, University of California, USA Professor Amy Graziano, Chapman University, USA Dr. Alix Hui, Mississippi State University, USA Dr. Wiebke Thormählen, Royal College of Music, UK

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"...interesting and thought-provoking" - Medical History


Table of contents (9 chapters)

  • Introduction: The Long History of Neurology and Music

    Kennaway, James

    Pages 1-17

  • (Nervously) Grappling with (Musical) ‘Pictures in the Mind’: A Personal Account

    Rousseau, George

    Pages 18-43

  • Music and the Nervous System in Eighteenth-Century British Medical Thought

    Gouk, Penelope

    Pages 44-71

  • Le corps sonore: Music and the Auditory Body in France 1780–1830

    Sykes, Ingrid J.

    Pages 72-97

  • Music Therapy in Eighteenth-Century Spain: Perspectives and Critiques

    León-Sanz, Pilar

    Pages 98-117

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Music and the Nerves, 1700-1900
Editors
  • J. Kennaway
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-33951-5
DOI
10.1057/9781137339515
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-33950-8
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-46447-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 236
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