Why We Love Music :  Pleasurable Music

Why We Love Music : Pleasurable Music

I still remember when I first heard the song by Peter Gabriel, “Solsbury Hill.” Something about that song the lyrics, the melody, the unusual 7/4 time signature gave me chills. Even now, years later, it still can make me cry. Who among us doesn’t have a similar story...

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The Music Moves Us But How

The Music Moves Us But How

Music and dance are so deeply embedded in the human experience that we almost take them for granted. They’re distinct from one another, but intimately related: Music — arrangements of sound over time — causes us to move our bodies in space. Without knowing it, we...

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