"The Power of Music: Pioneering Discoveries in the New Science of Song", by Elena Mannes

Book Launch: May 31, 2011

The Power of Music


“Preliminary but striking investigations into the effects of music on everything from string theory to a baby’s cry…. A well-tempered introduction to music’s far-reaching influence on man, beast and cosmos.”

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Advance Word on "The Power of Music"

Bobby McFerrin, vocalist/pianist/conductor:

“We’ve always known that music is a transformative, spiritual experience—now modern science can explain how and why. Elena Mannes explores this groundbreaking and often poetic new territory.”

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