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Psychoneuroendocrine Research on Music and Health: An Overview

Gunter Kreutz, Cynthia Quiroga Murcia, and Stephan Bongard

in Music, Health, and Wellbeing

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199586974
eISBN:
9780191738357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586974.003.0030
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Health Psychology

This chapter examines the influences of musical activities such as listening, singing, or dancing on the endocrine system. The underlying assumption is that psychological processes associated with ... More


From childhood participation to adulthood involvement and experiences

Gary E. McPherson, Jane W. Davidson, and Robert Faulkner

in Music In Our Lives: Rethinking Musical Ability, Development, and Identity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199579297
eISBN:
9780191738463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579297.003.0038
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter reflects upon the young musicians initially surveyed and the research evidence discussed along the way. It examines these early theorizations and predictions in light of the current ... More


Memories of Music, Memories through Music

Rachel Harris

in Singing the Village: Music, Memory and Ritual among the Sibe of Xinjiang

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262979
eISBN:
9780191734717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262979.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter examines the types and functions of Sibe music. It provides biographical sketches of village musicians including Ga'altu of the Anjia clan, Guo Rongxing, and a certain Shoulintai. The ... More


Epidemiological Studies of the Relationship Between Musical Experiences and Public Health

Töres Theorell and Gunter Kreutz

in Music, Health, and Wellbeing

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199586974
eISBN:
9780191738357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586974.003.0028
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Health Psychology

Public health epidemiology aims at scientific descriptions of relationships between life conditions and public health in different groups of people. Such approaches suggest relationships between a ... More


A family dynamic

Gary E. McPherson, Jane W. Davidson, and Robert Faulkner

in Music In Our Lives: Rethinking Musical Ability, Development, and Identity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199579297
eISBN:
9780191738463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579297.003.0049
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter considers music in the life of a whole family at two time points in 1999 and 2009. The family in question is not obviously dominated by musical activity and no one in the family thought ... More


Music, Brain, and Health: Exploring Biological Foundations of Music’s Health Effects

Eckart Altenmüller and Gottfried Schlaug

in Music, Health, and Wellbeing

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199586974
eISBN:
9780191738357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586974.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Health Psychology

The brain as a highly dynamically organized structure can change and adapt as a result of activities and demands imposed by the environment. Musical activity has proven to be a powerful stimulus for ... More


The New Health Musicians

Even Ruud

in Music, Health, and Wellbeing

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199586974
eISBN:
9780191738357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586974.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Health Psychology

A general shift in emphasis toward more community-based musicking practices, coupled with an interest in health-promoting rather than curative activities within the field of music and health, gives ... More


The Origins of Music

Carl Stumpf

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199695737
eISBN:
9780191742286
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695737.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This book was first published in German in 1911. The text sets out a path-breaking hypothesis on the earliest musical sounds in human culture. Alongside research in such diverse fields as classical ... More


Musical Play

Kathryn Marsh and Susan Young

in The Child as Musician: A handbook of musical development

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198530329
eISBN:
9780191689765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198530329.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

One of the aims of this chapter is to show how the complexity and sophistication of children's play goes well beyond many adult preconceptions. ... More


Community Music and Social/Health Psychology: Linking Theoretical and Practical Concerns

Michael Murray and Alexandra Lamont

in Music, Health, and Wellbeing

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199586974
eISBN:
9780191738357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586974.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Health Psychology

A different approach to music-making in groups is that of community music, a form of musical activity that is designed to transform and mobilize communities. This approach has many similarities to ... More


Are some Children more Gifted for Music than Others?

John Sloboda

in Exploring the Musical Mind: Cognition, emotion, ability, function

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198530121
eISBN:
9780191689741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198530121.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

It is very common for observers to invoke the notion of ‘talent’ or ‘gift’ when they hear music. This is usually connected to the notion that such capacities are fixed and immutable. These kinds of ... More


Learning Recitation: The Institutionalization of the Recited Qurʼan

Anne K. Rasmussen

in Women, the Recited Qur'an, and Islamic Music in Indonesia

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520255487
eISBN:
9780520947429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255487.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Indonesians are recognized today throughout the Muslim world community, or umma, as excellent reciters, and qari's and qari'as often place among the champions in international competitions. This ... More


Routes to adolescent musical expertise

Antonia Ivaldi

in Music and the Mind: Essays in honour of John Sloboda

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199581566
eISBN:
9780191804502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199581566.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

Research on the development of musical talent has documented quite substantially the role of the teacher, family, and practice. The two key studies conducted by Sloboda and Howe (Howe & Sloboda, ... More


Conclusions

Iain Morley

in The Prehistory of Music: Human Evolution, Archaeology, and the Origins of Musicality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199234080
eISBN:
9780191804281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199234080.003.0012
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This concluding chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the evolution of human capacities for musical behaviours. It discusses the diverse characteristics of activities considered to be ... More


Music In the Virgin Islands and the Founding of the Adams Juvenile Band (1910)

Mark Clague

in The Memoirs of Alton Augustus Adams, Sr.: First Black Bandmaster of the United States Navy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520251311
eISBN:
9780520933811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251311.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American

The founding of the Adams Juvenile Band illustrates that local culture should be valued and that dedicated hard work, especially in both education and self-study, produces opportunity. This chapter ... More


Introduction

Luciano Chessa

in Luigi Russolo, Futurist: Noise, Visual Arts, and the Occult

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520270633
eISBN:
9780520951563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270633.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This introductory chapter sets out the book's main premise, that the theosophical phase of Russolo's late period—what is often considered his regressive change of direction—was linked to his longtime ... More


• Musical Activities

Clive Brown

in A Portrait of Mendelssohn

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300095395
eISBN:
9780300127867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300095395.003.0011
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Musical activities played an important role in the education of Felix Mendelssohn and his siblings. Felix, in particular, gained so much practical experience from the regular Sunday concerts that ... More


The Prehistory of Music: Human Evolution, Archaeology, and the Origins of Musicality

Iain Morley

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199234080
eISBN:
9780191804281
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199234080.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Music is possessed by all human cultures, and archaeological evidence for musical activities pre-dates even the earliest-known cave art. Music has been the subject of keen investigation across a ... More


Foundations of Yijing: An Organismic Worldview

C. Victor Fung

in A Way of Music Education: Classic Chinese Wisdoms

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190234461
eISBN:
9780190234492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190234461.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

Yijing lays a foundation for classic Confucianism and classic Daoism. It presents the central concepts of yin and yang, an organismic worldview, change, unchanging principles, easy concepts, and ... More


Keep on Keepin' On

Vicki Ohl

in Fine and Dandy: The Life and Work of Kay Swift

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300102611
eISBN:
9780300130393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300102611.003.0011
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter looks at the musical activities and compositions of Kay Swift during the 1970s. It explains that during this period Swift focused on composing in classical style and she also wrote ... More


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