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By Anthony Storr

"Writing with grace and clarity...he touches on every thing from the evolution of the Western tonal process, to the Freudian idea of tune as childish escapism, to the differing roles o definitely the right and left mind in perceiving music."
WALL highway JOURNAL
Drawing on his personal lifestyles lengthy ardour for song and synthesizing the theories of Plato, Schopenhauer, Stravinsky, Nietzsche, Bartok, and others, amazing writer and psychologist Anthony Storr illuminates music's deep good looks and undying fact and why and the way tune is likely one of the basic actions of mankind.

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