Hardback. Turquoise cloth covered boards with gilt title on spine. Dust jacket tanned but in good condition. Pages slightly tanned towards extremities. Tightly bound and in good condition.
This book deals with the neurological aspects of music experience. the first part contains sixteen chapters devoted to such topics as hearing, genetics, movement, the nervous control of voice production, psychology of musical talent, musical memory, synaesthesiae and brain anatomy and physiology as related to music. The second part, eight chapters, contains contributions on musicogenic epilepsy, mental illness in composers, neurological illness in performing musicians, deafness, occupational palsies and music therapy.