Why You Love Music: From Mozart to Metallica-The Emotional Power of Beautiful Sounds - John Powell

Why You Love Music: From Mozart to Metallica-The Emotional Power of Beautiful Sounds - John Powell (2016)

Chapter 1. What Is Your Taste in Music?

Chapter 2. Lyrics, and Meaning in Music

Chapter 3. Music and Your Emotions

Chapter 4. Repetition, Surprises, and Goose Bumps

Chapter 5. Music as Medicine

Chapter 6. Does Music Make You More Intelligent?

Chapter 7. From Psycho to Star Wars: The Power of Movie Music

Chapter 8. Are You Musically Talented?

Chapter 9. A Few Notes about Notes

Chapter 10. What's in a Tune?

Chapter 11. Untangling the Tune from the Accompaniment

Chapter 12. Don't Believe Everything You Hear

Chapter 13. Dissonance

Chapter 14. How Musicians Push Our Emotional Buttons

Chapter 15. Why You Love Music

FIDDLY DETAILS

A. Timbre

B. Post-Skip Reversal

C. Harmonizing a Tune

D. How Many Tunes Are Hidden in the Harmony?

E. Scales and Keys

Suggestions for Listening and Viewing

References and Further Reading