How Music Works The Science and Psychology of Beautiful Sounds, from Beethoven to the Beatles and Beyond

ISBN-10: 0316098310

ISBN-13: 9780316098311

Edition: 2011

Authors: John Powell

List price: $16.00 Buy it from $3.99
30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee

If an item you ordered from TextbookRush does not meet your expectations due to an error on our part, simply fill out a return request and then return it by mail within 30 days of ordering it for a full refund of item cost.

Learn more about our returns policy


Used Starting from $10.26
New Starting from $14.21
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!
Study Briefs

Limited time offer: Get the first one free! (?)

All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.

Add to cart
Study Briefs
Periodic Table Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
Italian Grammar Online content $4.95 $1.99
Customers also bought

Book details

List price: $16.00
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Little Brown & Company
Publication date: 12/2/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

So, What Is Music, Anyway?
What Is Perfect Pitch and Do I Have It?
Notes and Noises
Xylophones and Saxophones: Same Notes but Different Sounds
Instrumental Break
How Loud Is Loud?
Harmony and Cacophony
Weighing Up Scales
The Self-Confident Major and the Emotional Minor
I Got Rhythm
Making Music
Listening to Music
Fiddly Details
Naming and Identifying Intervals
Using the Decibel System
Tuning an Instrument to the Pentatonic Scale
Calculating Equal Temperament
The Notes of the Major Keys
Free shipping on orders over $35*

*A minimum purchase of $35 is required. Shipping is provided via FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Express Saver®. Average delivery time is 1 – 5 business days, but is not guaranteed in that timeframe. Also allow 1 - 2 days for processing. Free shipping is eligible only in the continental United States and excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. FedEx service marks used by permission."Marketplace" orders are not eligible for free or discounted shipping.

Learn more about the TextbookRush Marketplace.