"Writing with grace and clarity…he touches on everything from the evolution of the Western tonal system, to the Freudian theory of music as infantile escapism, to the differing roles o the right and left brain in perceiving music." WALL STREET JOURNAL Drawing on his own life long passion for music and synthesizing the theories of Plato, Schopenhauer, Stravinsky, Nietzsche, Bartok, and others, distinguished author and psychologist Anthony Storr illuminates music’s deep beauty and timeless truth and why and how music is one of the fundamental activities of mankind.
About Anthony Storr
Anthony Storr was a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, a Fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, and an Emeritus Fellow of Green College, Oxford. He was the author of… More about Anthony Storr
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Published by Ballantine Books Oct 19, 1993| 224 Pages| 5-1/8 x 8| ISBN 9780345383181