Music as Biology: The Tones We Like and Why

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Why do human beings find some tone combinations consonant and others dissonant? Why do we make music using only a small number of scales out the billions that are possible? Dale Purves shows that rethinking music theory in biological terms offers a new approach to centuries-long debates about the organization and impact of music.

Music as Biology: The Tones We Like and Why 2016, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Mass

ISBN-13: 9780674545151

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