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Shaping Time: Music, the Brain, and Performance


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Epstein investigates the relationship between the ineffable art of music and the hard science of neurobiology. He integrates philosophic and scientific inquiry to formulate a theory of the fundamental yet elusive quality in music time. Derived from an analytical study of motion, tempo and emotion, Shaping Time offers a theory of the way we percieve, perform and interpret music. Epstein suggests that audience satisfaction with a musical performance results from timing trajectories established by the performer at the ...

Shaping Time: Music, the Brain, and Performance 1995, Wadsworth Publishing Company

ISBN-13: 9780028733203