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Author Cross, Alan, 1962- author.

Title The science of song : how and why we make music / written by Alan Cross, Emme Cross and Nicole Mortillaro ; illustrated by Carl Wiens.

Publication Info. Toronto, ON : Kids Can Press, [2021]
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Description 48 pages : color illustrations, music ; 27 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 47) and index.
Summary "Music is an outlet for self-expression. It has the power to influence your feelings, connect you to others and break down barriers ... And believe it or not, it's science -- a LOT of science! The tunes that move us are a blend of science, technology, engineering and mathematics, plus passion and emotion. In this book, you'll find out when humans began making music, the early history of recording and playing back, how things we use every day like headphones and streaming services were created, and what's in store for the future of music technology. Along the way, you'll be introduced to playlists featuring must-listen songs and a look at the psychology of music, including why you like the music you like and why you can't get some songs out of your head."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Music -- History and criticism -- Juvenile literature.
Music -- Acoustics and physics -- Juvenile literature.
Music -- Psychological aspects -- Juvenile literature.
Added Author Cross, Emme, 1957- author.
Mortillaro, Nicole, 1972- author.
Wiens, Carl, illustrator.
Added Title How and why we make music
ISBN 9781771387873 (hardback)
1771387874 (hardback)

 
    
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