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Philip Ball

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The Music Instinct: How Music Works and Why We Can't Do Without It (2010)
3.9 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: Elissa Schappell (Editor at Large): The Music Instinct: How Music Works and Why We Can’t Do Without It by David Byrne, front man of the most successful art school band ever, The Talking Heads, has written a book that manages to be both personal and scholarly and altogether fasci...
L'istinto Musicale: Come E Perché Abbiamo La Musica Dentro (2010)
3.9 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: Quite stunning tour de force about pretty much everything one needs to know about how music impacts on the human mind. Based on state of the art research, classic studies as well as the author's own theories, it gives a very convincing account of the power of music and the fact t...
Universe of Stone: A Biography of Chartres Cathedral (2008)
3.68 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: I really enjoyed this book. I have a very basic background in Medieval history and none at all in architecture, but didn't find Philip Ball at all too much. Although he deals with some fairly complex ideas (or what seem complex for those who know nothing about them!) he makes the...
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