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

“THE POWER OF MUSIC: PIONEERING DISCOVERIES IN THE NEW SCIENCE OF SONG”, by Elena Mannes, published by Walker Books/Bloomsbury USA, publication date May 24th, 2011

ISBN 978-0-8027-1996-6
$26.00 Hardcover • 8 1/4 x 5 1/2 • 288 pages

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Press: ‘all about jazz’ on “The Music Instinct: Science and Song”

Article published July 9, 2009: Elena Gillespie reports on Daniel Levitin’s PBS film The Music Instinct: Science And Song and explores new directions in music cognition theory. [Film written & directed by Elena Mannes] [External Link]


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PBS: The Music Instinct: Science and Song

A two-hour documentary for PBS featuring world famous musicians including Bobby McFerrin and Yo-Yo Ma with visionary scientists. The program explores startling new discoveries about the power of music and its connection to the body, mind and nature. Broadcast: June 24, 2009 SYNOPSIS Do any…


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Press: Los Angeles Times Review: ‘The Music Instinct: Science and Song’ on PBS

Article published on June 24, 2009 by Robert Lloyd, Television Critic/ Los Angeles Times Mysteries explained just become more wonderfully mysterious in this in-depth documentary. [External Link]


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Press: Boston Globe: “Music on the Mind, and inside it”

Article by Jeremy Eichler, published in the Boston Globe on June 24, 2009 announcing “The Music Instinct: Science and Song”. [External Link]