Tales of Music and the Brain

Audiobook CD - 2007
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Publisher: Books on Tape, 2007.
Edition: Unabridged.
ISBN: 9781415942666
Call Number: 781.11 SACKS
Characteristics: 11CD's
Subjects: Compact discs, Book.
Music -- Physiological aspects.
Music -- Psychological aspects.


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BostonPL_LauraB Mar 15, 2017

Take my rating with a grain of salt because audio was just not the right format for me to read this book in. I think I would have enjoyed it much more if I would have read it. Strangely, I think the narrator was the same (or very, very similar) to the one in the audio of 1984 that I listened to, and I had the same issue of not being able to concentrate at all. So overall, the stories that I listened (and paid attention to) were interesting - who knew that music has so many effects on the body besides enjoyment and emotion? I'd try something from Sacks again, just not in audio.

Oct 31, 2010

I have very mixed feelings about this audio book. The content is interesting, but the reader sounds like he is auditioning for the Upper-Class Twit of the Year contest. In short, I would recommend reading the actual book rather than listening to it.


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