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Polyphonic Minds: Music of the Hemispheres

Author
Peter Pesic
Publisher / Label
Mit Press
Country
USA
Language
English
Publication year
2017
Type of publication
Book
Number of pages
344
ISBN
9780262036917

Index

Contents

Prelude 1

I  POLYPHONY EMERGENT 13

1  Global Contexts and Ancient Origins 15

2  Dispassion and Deification 31

3  The Music of the Blessed 47

4  Oresme and the "New Song" 67

5  Polyphonic Controversies 85

II POLYPHONY TRIUMPHANT 99

6  E pluribus unum 101

7  Polyphony and Power 119

8  Controlling Dissonance 131

9  Contrapuntal Science and Art 149

10 In Bach's Hands 163

III POLYPHONIC HORIZONS 181

11  Polyphony Extended 183

12  Contrapuntal Radio and Polyphonic Fields 209

IV POLYPHONIC BRAINS 227

13  Polyphonic Selves 229

14  Tuning the Brain 245

15  Music of the Hemispheres 259

Postlude 273

Notes 277 
References 299 
Illustration Credits 317 
Acknowledgments 319 
Index 321