[bksvol-discuss] Re: planning to scan for all us music fans out there, especially Rush fans

Well, you would have foundd the analysis interesting if you were 
struggling through Music Theory. <Giggle>

Cindy Lou

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I'd like to know more about composers. I've been
meaning to read biographies of Tchaikovsky and
Verdi--something I read about them intrigued me--it
sounded as if they had interesting and perhaps
scandalous lives. And certainly the Beethoven movie
bio was interesting--and the Mozart one--and Wagner
appears to have been someone interesting.

My first bookshare job was validating an Aaron Copland
biography. His life was interesting but the book had
too much, for me, analysis and discussion of the music
that I didn't find so interesting.

Cindy

--- Carrie Karnos <ckarnos@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Speaking of music, a classical pianist gave us a
> load of books several years ago, and in his
> collection are maybe 20-30 books on classical music
> and composers.  Does anyone want me to process them
> and submit them to the download list?  I didn't
> think there were many members who were classical
> music fans so I haven't touched them yet.  The bars
> of music will certainly be unreadable, but the text
> should be okay. What do you think?
>
>   Carrie
>
> MissWings <misswings@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>   That one about why we like certain songs as
> opposed to others looks
> interesting. Hopefully I'll have a vacancy by then
> so I'll be able to grab
> it. I'm majoring in music so it looks like an
> interesting read.
>
> MissWings
>
> At 01:18 PM 8/18/2007, Shane Christenson wrote:
>
> >Hi, fellow booksharians. For those of us who are
> fans of the rock group
> >Rush, i've just purchased drummer Neil peart's
> latest book, Roadshow:
> >Landscape with drums, that he wrote while on their
> 30th anniversary tour.
> >This is an account of him behind his drumkit, and
> on his motorcycle.
> >
> >next, I have something for those of us who might be
> curious about why our
> >brains react to music as they do, why we like and
> don't like certain
> >songs, etc, from a scientific point of view. It's
> called This is your
> >brain on music, the science of a human obsession.
> it's by Daniel J.
> >levitin, who was a professional musician, record
> producer and record
> >industry executive in the 80's and 90's, and is now
> a neuro-scientist and
> >university professor studying the effects of music
> on the human brain.
> >Both of these should be good greads for those who
> might be interested in
> >this sort of stuff. I just got them, and will have
> them hopefully scanned
> >and submitted for validation early this next week,
> weather permitting.
> >Take care all.
> >
> >Shane
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